Moroka Swallows beats Baroka after recovering from a 0-2 deficit

JOHANNESBURG. Moroka Swallows had a fantastic comeback against Baroka.

Moroka Swallows beats Baroka after recovering from a 0-2 deficit

JOHANNESBURG. Moroka Swallows had a astounding comeback against Baroka.

The match was played at the Volkswagen Dobsonville Stadium stadium in Johannesburg on Sunday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Tinyiko Victor Hlungwani with the help of Lalelani Mngadi and Thamanga Sebati. The 4th official was Cedrick Muvhali. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 20.8 degrees Celsius or 69.42 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 67%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 0 Ball Possession 0
  • 12 Total 11
  • 6 On Target 5
  • 6 Off Target 6
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 120 Attack 112
  • 88 Dangerous attack 68
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 8 Corners 0
  • 1 Off Sides 2
  • 10 Total 14
  • 0 Yellow Cards 0
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
  • 5 Substitutions 4

The overall ball possession was just the same with both teams controlling the ball for 50% of the time.

Ball possession

There was not much difference in terms of ball possession. Moroka Swallows was in possession of the ball for 0% of the time vs. Baroka that controlled the ball for 0% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Moroka Swallows was putting more pressure with 88 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 6 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Moroka Swallows won the match​.

Moroka Swallows shot 12 times, 6 on target, 6 off target. Regarding the opposition, Baroka shot 11 times, 5 on target, 6 off target.


Moroka Swallows received 1 yellow card (). On the opposite side, Baroka received 1 yellow card ().

Match Timeline

Sekela Christopher Sithole(goal)
Musa Nyatama- sub ->K. Makgalwa
Lebohang Lefalamang Mokoena- sub ->G. Khupe
Musa Nyatama- sub ->G. Khupe
Mwape Musonda(goal)M. Nyatama
Mwape Musonda(goal)M. Nyatama
Sipho Maluleke- sub ->S. Sithole
Musa Nyatama(goal)
Mbulelo Wambi- sub ->M. Musonda


After this match, Moroka Swallows will have 23 points like TS Galaxy to gain in the 15th place. Talking about the opposition, Baroka will stay with 18 points to gain in the 17th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Premier League, Moroka Swallows will play away against Kaizer Chiefs on the 21st of May with a 11-5 head to head stats in favor of Kaizer Chiefs (7 draws).

Baroka will play away agasint Maritzburg United on the 21st of May with a 6-3 head to head stats in favor of Maritzburg United (2 draws).

Moroka Swallows – Formation

Moroka Swallows started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

The manager Dylan Kerr decided to play with the following team: .


Moroka Swallows made 5 changes: K. Makgalwa for M. Nyatama (46′), G. Khupe for L. Mokoena (46′), G. Khupe for M. Nyatama (50′), Y. Sasman for F. Basadien (78′) and M. Musonda for M. Wambi (90′).

Baroka – Formation

Baroka started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Kgoloko Thobejane played with: .


Baroka made 4 changes: T. Masiya for R. Mbulu (38′), D. Ndlovu for N. Mgaga (70′), D. Farmer for V. Sibiya (82′) and S. Sithole for S. Maluleke (82′).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premier League.​