PETERSBURG. Sekhukhune United didn’t concede much to Maritzburg United to lock the result on a 0-0 scoreline on Saturday..
The match was played at the Peter Mokaba Stadium stadium in Petersburg on Saturday and it started at 5:30 pm local time. The referee was Cedrick Muvhali with the support of Thamanga Sebati and Brian Kganyago. The 4th official was Abraham Mashala. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 10 degrees Celsius or 50 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 66%.
None of the teams had a clear upper hand in terms of ball possession. Sekhukhune United was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. Maritzburg United that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Sekhukhune United was putting more pressure with 0 dangerous attacks and 1 shots of which 1 were on target. Nevertheless, that was not enough Sekhukhune United to win the match.
Sekhukhune United shot 1 times, 1 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Maritzburg United shot 0 times, 0 on target, 4 off target.
Sekhukhune United didn’t receive any yellow card. Regarding the opposition, Maritzburg United received 4 yellow cards (Jose Ali Meza, T. Moloisane, Travis Graham and Brandon Theron).
Also, Maritzburg United didn’t finish the match with 11 players after B. Cross (Maritzburg United) was sent off after receiving a straight red card in the (79′).
After playing this encounter, Sekhukhune United will have 32 points like Golden Arrows to sit in the 6th place. Regarding the opposition, Maritzburg United will have 24 points like Marumo Gallants FC to remain in the 16th place.
In the next match in the Premier League, Sekhukhune United will host SuperSport United on the 20th of May with a 1-1 head to head.
Maritzburg United will host Marumo Gallants FC on the 3rd of May with a 2-2 head to head record.
Sekhukhune United – Formation
Sekhukhune United started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Brandon Truter decided to play with the following team: Badra Ali Sangaré, Nyiko Mobbie, Edwin Gyimah, Daniel Cardoso, Siphosakhe Ntiya-Ntiya, Vusimuzi Mncube, Kamohelo Mokotjo, Rodrick Kabwe, Elias Mokwana, Chibuike Ohizu and Victor Letsoalo.
The home team had on the bench: Abednego Mosiatlhaga, Trésor Tshibwabwa Yamba Yamba, Philani Zulu, Sammy Maphoko Seabi, Toaster Nsabata, Given Kamogelo Mashikinya, Pogiso Mahlangu, Sibusiso Vilakazi and Tshegofatso Mabasa.
Sekhukhune United made 4 changes: Chibuike Ohizu for Keoikantse Mosiatlhaga (83′), Elias Mokwana for Tshegofatso Mabaso (84′), Rodrick Kabwe for Sibusiso Vilakazi (84′) and Victor Letsoalo for Trésor Tshibwabwa Yamba Yamba (90′).
Maritzburg United – Formation
Maritzburg United started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
John Maduka played with: King Ndlovu, Brandon Junior Theron, Mogamad De Goede, Thabo Moloisane, Bradley Cross, Phiwayinkosi Zuma, Genino Palace, José Alí Meza, Amadou Soukouna, Tebogo Tlolane and Friday Samu.
The following players were sitting on the bench: Travis Graham, Kwame Peprah, Wayde Jooste, Bonginkosi Makume, Siboniso Conco, Renaldo Leaner, Lungelo Bhengu, Bulelani Ndengane and Karim Kimvuidi.
Maritzburg United made 5 changes: Phiwayinkosi Zuma for Travis Graham (46′), Amadou Soukouna for Kimvuidi Karim (46′), Friday Samu for Bulelani Ndengane (88′), Jose Ali Meza for Kwame Peprah (88′) and Tebogo Tlolane for Wayde Jooste (88′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premier League.
- Kaizer Chiefs – Marumo Gallants FC – 1-1
- Chippa United – Orlando Pirates – 0-2
- Sekhukhune United – Maritzburg United – 1-0
- Richards Bay – Golden Arrows – 0-1