Mamelodi Sundowns beats AmaZulu 1-0 with a late goal scored by M. Allende. HIGHLIGHTS

TSHWANE. Mamelodi Sundowns snatched a late win AmaZulu 1-0 after M. Allende scored just 1 goal (90').

Mamelodi Sundowns beats AmaZulu 1-0 with a late goal scored by M. Allende. HIGHLIGHTS

TSHWANE. Mamelodi Sundowns snatched a late win AmaZulu 1-0 after M. Allende scored just 1 goal (90′). Mamelodi Sundowns made the most of its superior ball possession (57%).

The match was played at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium stadium in Tshwane on Sunday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Xola Sitela with the support of Zakhele Thusi Granville Siwela and Thabo Twayise. The 4th official was Abraham Mashala.

Match Statistics​

  • 57 Ball Possession 43
Shots
  • 12 Total 3
  • 4 On Target 1
  • 8 Off Target 2
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 71 Attack 71
  • 71 Dangerous attack 65
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 2 Corners 4
Fouls
  • 3 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 6 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

Mamelodi Sundowns was in firm control of the ball 57% while AmaZulu was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Mamelodi Sundowns had a more offensive attitude with 71 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 4 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Mamelodi Sundowns won the match​.

Mamelodi Sundowns shot 12 times, 4 on target, 8 off target. On the opposite side, AmaZulu shot 3 times, 1 on target, 2 off target.

Cards

Mamelodi Sundowns received 3 yellow cards (G. Kekana, R. De Reuck and K. Mudau). Regarding the opposition, AmaZulu received 3 yellow cards (V. Zulu, R. Hanamub and M. Makhaula).

Match Timeline

43'
V. Zulu- Yellow
G. Kekana- Yellow
52'
M. Allende- sub ->E. Saavedra
57'
T. Morena- sub ->S. Mbule
57'
N. Maema- sub ->T. Mokoena
57'
66'
R. Mphahlele- sub ->T. Mukumela
R. De Reuck- Yellow
71'
74'
R. Hanamub- Yellow
K. Mudau- Yellow
74'
T. Mashego- sub ->S. Ngobeni
75'
77'
E. Brooks- sub ->G. Maluleka
88'
S. Magaqa- sub ->D. Zuma
88'
T. Malepe- sub ->K. Buchanan
M. Allende(goal)
90'
90'
M. Makhaula- Yellow
B. Zungu- sub ->T. Zwane
90'

Standings

After this match, Mamelodi Sundowns will have 19 points to remain in the 1st place. On the other side, AmaZulu will stay with 11 points like Golden Arrows, SuperSport United, Chippa United and Kaizer Chiefs to sit in the 6th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Premier League, Mamelodi Sundowns will play away with Marumo Gallants FC on the 13th of May with a 2-0 head to head statistic in favor of Mamelodi Sundowns (2 draws).

AmaZulu will host Moroka Swallows on the 1st of April with a 10-7 head to head in favor of AmaZulu (6 draws).

Mamelodi Sundowns – Formation

Mamelodi Sundowns
G
R. Williams 32.South Africa
D
G. Kekana 20.South Africa
52'
D
R. De Reuck 3.South Africa
71'
D
S. Ngobeni 37.South Africa
75'
M
A. Jali 15.South Africa
M
T. Zwane 18.South Africa
90'
M
E. Saavedra Flores 26.Bolivia
57'
M
T. Mokoena 4.South Africa
57'
M
K. Mudau 25.South Africa
74'
M
S. Mbule 24.South Africa
57'
F
P. Shalulile 38.Namibia
Substitutes
G
R. Pieterse 30.South Africa
D
T. Mashego 41.South Africa
75'
D
M. Lebusa 5.South Africa
M
S. Mkhulise 21.South Africa
M
T. Morena 27.South Africa
57'
M
C. Mailula 33.South Africa
M
B. Zungu 8.South Africa
90'
F
N. Maema 35.South Africa
57'
F
M. Allende 11.Chile
57' Goals90'

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

The manager Steve Komphela decided to play with the following team: Ronwen Williams, Grant Kekana, Andile Jali, Rushine De Reuck, Khuliso Mudau, Sipho Mbule, Teboho Mokoena, Sifiso Ngobeni, Themba Zwane, Erwin Saavedra and Peter Shalulile.

The home team had on the bench: Reyaad Pieterse, Neo Maema, Sphelele Mkhulise, Thapelo Morena, Marcelo Allende, Terrence Mashego, Cassius Mailula, Mosa Lebusa and Bongani Zungu.

Substitutions

Mamelodi Sundowns made 5 changes: E. Saavedra for M. Allende (57′), S. Mbule for T. Morena (57′), T. Mokoena for N. Maema (57′), S. Ngobeni for T. Mashego (75′) and T. Zwane for B. Zungu (90′).

AmaZulu – Formation

AmaZulu
G
V. Mothwa 44.South Africa
D
M. Gumede 17.South Africa
D
V. Zulu 24.South Africa
43'
D
T. Mukumela 13.South Africa
66'
D
R. Hanamub 14.Namibia
74'
D
S. Khumalo 22.South Africa
M
G. Maluleka 12.South Africa
77'
M
K. Buchanan 45.South Africa
88'
M
M. Makhaula 8.South Africa
90'
M
D. Zuma 15.South Africa
88'
F
H. Mhango 11.Malawi
Substitutes
G
J. Amonome 38.Gabon
D
R. Mphahlele 23.South Africa
66'
D
S. Mgwazela 39.South Africa
D
S. Mabiliso 42.South Africa
D
R. Malepe 4.South Africa
88'
M
S. Magaqa 26.South Africa
88'
M
M. Kunene 36.South Africa
M
E. Brooks 18.South Africa
77'
F
M. Ceesay 21.Gambia

AmaZulu started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

Brandon Truter played with: Veli Mothwa, Mbongeni Gumede, Sandile Khumalo, Veluyeke Zulu, Riaan Hanamub, Keagan Buchanan, Makhehlene Makhaula, George Maluleka, Thendo Mukumela, Gabadinho Mhango and Dumisani Zuma.

They had on the bench: Sbusiso Magaqa, Matarr Ceesay, Ramahlwe Mphahlele, Mxolisi Kunene, Samkelo Mgwazela, Jean Noel Amonome, Sibusiso Mabiliso, Ethan Brooks and Repo Malepe.

Substitutions

AmaZulu made 4 changes: T. Mukumela for R. Mphahlele (66′), G. Maluleka for E. Brooks (77′), D. Zuma for S. Magaqa (88′) and K. Buchanan for T. Malepe (88′).

Results of the day

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