RICHARDS BAY. Richards Bay and TS Galaxy didn’t manage to score any goal on Sunday. Richards Bay was unquestionably superior in terms of ball possession (61%).
The match was played at the Richards Bay Sports Stadium stadium in Richards Bay. The referee was Cedrick Muvhali with the collaboration of Sibusiso Sisilana and Luyanda Nondala. The 4th official was Xolani Hlatshwayo. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 20.6 degrees Celsius or 69.12 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 87%.
Richards Bay was in firm control of the ball 61% while TS Galaxy was struggling with a 39% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Richards Bay was putting more pressure with 85 dangerous attacks and 3 shots of which 2 were on target. However, that was not enough Richards Bay to win the match.
Richards Bay shot 3 times, 2 on target, 1 off target. On the opposite side, TS Galaxy shot 2 times, 0 on target, 2 off target.
Richards Bay didn’t receive any yellow card. On the other side, TS Galaxy received 3 yellow cards (M. Mbunjana, M. N. Buthelezi and T. Nyama).
After this match, Richards Bay will have 14 points like Orlando Pirates to remain in the 3rd place. Regarding the opposition, TS Galaxy will have 10 points like Stellenbosch to sit in the 10th place.
In the next match in the Premier League, Richards Bay will play away against Moroka Swallows on the 5th of February with a 0-0 head to head record.
TS Galaxy will play away agasint Marumo Gallants FC on the 4th of March with a 2-0 head to head statistic in favor of Marumo Gallants FC (2 draws).
Richards Bay – Formation
Richards Bay started with a 4-1-3-2 line-up (4-1-3-2).
The manager Vasili Manousakis decided to play with the following team: Jamal Salim, Katlego Jackson Maphathe, Simphiwe Fortune Mcineka, Ntsikelelo Nyauza, Tshepo Wilson Mabua, Abel Mabaso, Sanele Barns, Mpho Mathebula, Siyanda Msane, Luvuyo Memela and Somila Ntsundwana.
The home team had on the bench: Malcolm Jacobs, Sibonginhlanhla Mthethwa, Ndiviwe Mdabuka, Nkanyiso Zungu, Moses Mthembu, Langelihle Mhlongo, Katleho Makateng, Yanela Mbuthuma, Harold Majadibodu and Sibonginhlanhla Mthethwa.
Richards Bay made 4 changes: A. Memela for N. Zungu (77′), A. Mabaso for N. Mdabuka (77′), S. Ntsundwana for Y. Mbuthuma (77′) and S. Barns for K. Makateng (88′).
TS Galaxy – Formation
TS Galaxy started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).
Sead Ramovic played with: Melusi Buthelezi, Vuyo Mere, Spiwe Msimango, Pogiso Sanoka, Tshegofatso Nyama, Bathusi Aubaas, Aphelele Teto, Mlungisi Mbunjana, Xolani Mlambo, Lindokuhle Mbatha and Bernard Parker.
They had on the bench: Vasilije Kolak, McBeth Mahlangu, Kamogelo Sebelebele, Orebotse Mongae, Keletso Makgalwa, Sphiwe Mahlangu, Masilake Phohlongo, Djakaridja Traore, Lebone Seema and Djakaridja Traore.
TS Galaxy made 5 changes: L. Mbatha for K. Makgalwa (56′), A. Teto for K. Sebelebele (56′), X. Mlambo for M. Phohlongo (72′), B. Parker for D. Traore (72′) and B. J. Aubaas for S. Mahlangu (90′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premier League.