AmaZulu draws 0-0 with Sekhukhune United on Saturday

DURBAN. AmaZulu and Sekhukhune United ended up goalless.

AmaZulu draws 0-0 with Sekhukhune United on Saturday

DURBAN. AmaZulu and Sekhukhune United didn’t manage to score any goal on Saturday. AmaZulu was not able to win even if it was better in terms of ball possession (59%).

The match was played at the Moses Mabhida Stadium stadium in Durban on Saturday and it started at 5:00 pm local time. The referee was Thando Helpus Ndzandzeka who had the assistance of Lalelani Mngadi and Modisa Moretsi. The 4th official was Sikhumbuzo Gasa. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 22.3 degrees Celsius or 72.1 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 91%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 59 Ball Possession 41
Shots
  • 9 Total 3
  • 2 On Target 2
  • 7 Off Target 1
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 116 Attack 75
  • 86 Dangerous attack 28
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 11 Corners 3
Fouls
  • 8 Total 12
  • 1 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 3 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

AmaZulu had a strong ball possession 59% while Sekhukhune United was struggling with a 41% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

AmaZulu was more pushing with 86 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 2 were on target. Notwithstanding, that was not enough AmaZulu to win the match​.

AmaZulu shot 9 times, 2 on target, 7 off target. Regarding the opposition, Sekhukhune United shot 3 times, 2 on target, 1 off target.

Cards

AmaZulu received 1 yellow card (M. Makhaula). On the opposite side, Sekhukhune United received 2 yellow cards (P. Mahlangu and S. G. Motsepe).

Match Timeline

M. Makhaula- Yellow
30'
33'
P. Mahlangu- Yellow
46'
P. Nxumalo- sub ->C. Ohizu
46'
V. Mncube- sub ->J. Shonga
64'
S. G. Motsepe- Yellow
A. De Jong- sub ->X. Mlambo
76'
76'
N. Madonsela- sub ->R. Kabwe
T. Moremi- sub ->S. Maduna
79'
S. Mthembu- sub ->A. Memela
86'

Standings

After this contest, AmaZulu will have 40 points like Orlando Pirates to move up in the 8th place. On the opposite side, Sekhukhune United will have 32 points like Marumo Gallants FC to move up in the 11th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Premier League, AmaZulu will host Golden Arrows on the 21st of May with a 12-9 head to head record in favor of AmaZulu (4 draws).

Sekhukhune United will play away agasint Marumo Gallants FC on the 21st of May with a 1-0 head to head in favor of Marumo Gallants FC (0 draws).

AmaZulu – Formation

AmaZulu adopted the conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Vasili Manousakis decided to play with the following team: .

Substitutions

AmaZulu made 3 changes: X. Mlambo for A. De Jong (76′), S. Maduna for T. Moremi (79′) and A. Memela for S. Mthembu (86′).

Sekhukhune United – Formation

Also Sekhukhune United adopted the conservative line-up (4-4-2).

Owen Da Gama played with: .

Substitutions

Sekhukhune United made 3 changes: C. Ohizu for P. Nxumalo (46′), J. Shonga for V. Mncube (46′) and R. Kabwe for N. Madonsela (76′).

Results of the day

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