Cape Town City surprises TS Galaxy with a 2-0 win

CAPE TOWN. Cape Town City had a surprising win over TS Galaxy with a 2-0 win with a goal from D. Gonzalez (17') and a penalty scored by M. Mdantsane (83').

Cape Town City surprises TS Galaxy with a 2-0 win

CAPE TOWN. Cape Town City had a surprising win over TS Galaxy with a 2-0 win with a goal from D. Gonzalez (17′) and a penalty scored by M. Mdantsane (83′).

The match was played at the Athlone Stadium stadium in Cape Town on Saturday and it started at 7:30 pm local time. The referee was Eugene Mdluli assisted by Tshepo Nojila and Kgara Mokoena. The 4th official was Msimeleli Mabuto. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 14.4 degrees Celsius or 57.99 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 74%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 0 Ball Possession 0
Shots
  • 6 Total 9
  • 2 On Target 3
  • 4 Off Target 6
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 91 Attack 101
  • 63 Dangerous attack 60
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 1 Penalties 0
  • 7 Corners 3
  • 1 Off Sides 2
Fouls
  • 23 Total 8
  • 4 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 3

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

Ball possession

No teams had a vastly superior advantage in terms of ball possession. Cape Town City was in possession of the ball for 0% of the time vs. TS Galaxy that controlled the ball for 0% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Cape Town City was more aggressive with 63 dangerous attacks and 6 shots of which 2 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Cape Town City won the match​.

Cape Town City shot 6 times, 2 on target, 4 off target. Regarding the opposition, TS Galaxy shot 9 times, 3 on target, 6 off target.

Cards

Cape Town City received 4 yellow cards (T. Fielies, T. Mkhize, M. Mdantsane and K. Mayo). Talking about the opposition, TS Galaxy received 2 yellow cards (P. Sanoka and L. Mbatha).

Match Timeline

D. Gonzalez(goal)T. Mkhize
17'
T. Fielies- Yellow
20'
T. Mkhize- Yellow
43'
T. Mokeke- sub ->R. Mokhuoane
46'
M. Mdantsane- Yellow
60'
61'
P. Sanoka- Yellow
62'
A. Chidi- sub ->O. Mongae
63'
A. Teto- sub ->S. Mahlangu
F. Idumba- sub ->D. Gonzalez
66'
K. Mayo- Yellow
67'
73'
L. Mbatha- Yellow
81'
K. Sebelebele- sub ->B. J. Aubaas
M. Makola- sub ->T. Nodada
81'
M. May- sub ->K. Mayo
81'
M. Mdantsane(penalty)
83'
T. Morris- sub ->C. Martin
85'

Standings

After playing this match, Cape Town City will have 48 points to go up in the 3rd place. On the other side, TS Galaxy will stay with 26 points to go up in the 15th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Premier League, Cape Town City will host AmaZulu on the 14th of May with a 7-6 head to head record in favor of Cape Town City (4 draws).

TS Galaxy will play away agasint Chippa United on the 21st of May with a 1-1 head to head record.

Cape Town City – Formation

Cape Town City started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).

The manager Eric Tinkler decided to play with the following team: .

Substitutions

Cape Town City made 5 changes: R. Mokhuoane for T. Mokeke (46′), D. Gonzalez for F. Idumba (66′), T. Nodada for M. Makola (81′), K. Mayo for M. May (81′) and C. Martin for T. Morris (85′).

TS Galaxy – Formation

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

Sead Ramovic played with: .

Substitutions

TS Galaxy made 3 changes: O. Mongae for A. Chidi (62′), S. Mahlangu for A. Teto (63′) and B. J. Aubaas for K. Sebelebele (81′).

Results of the day

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