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Sundowns V P City In Numbers

ABSA Premiership Round 8 - Mamelodi Sundowns vs Polokwane City
 
Date: 28 October 2015
 
Time: 19:30pm
 
Venue: Lucas Moripe Stadium
 
Mamelodi Sundowns went on a rampage in their last match, ousting Free State Stars 6-1, and will once again look to add more woes to Polokwane City who are winless in their last six outings.
 
 
 
MAMELODI SUNDOWNS:
 
Averages per game for 2015-16 season:
 
Shots on goal: 14.90
 
Entries into final third: 70.10 
 
Successful passes: 370.60
 
Possession: 55%
 
Tackles: 19.90
 
Recent results:
 
Free State Stars 1-6 Mamelodi Sundowns (Ngele 22’ ; Diakite o.g. 26’ ; Dolly 36’ ; Zwane 68’ ; Zungu 72’ ; Mashego 76’)
 
Bloemfontein Celtic 0-1 Mamelodi Sundowns (Laffor 71’)
 
Mamelodi Sundowns 2-0 Chippa United (Dolly 60’ ; Kekana 86’)
 
Key performers:
 
Defender (most tackles): Thabo Nthethe, 2 tackles per game
 
Midfielder (most passes): Teko Modise, 63.38 passes per game
 
Forward/Striker (most shots): Cuthbert Malajila,1.25 shots per game
 
Top goal scorer (all competitions):
 
Keagan Dolly (4)
 
Top assists (all competitions): 
 
Khama Billiat (3)
 
POLOKWANE CITY:
 
Averages per game for 2015-16 season:
 
Shots on goal: 15.14
 
Entries into final third: 63.57
 
Successful passes: 347.86
 
Possession: 52%
 
Tackles: 22.57
 
Recent results:
 
Polokwane City 0-2 Free State Stars
 
Polokwane City 1-2 SuperSport United (Tlolane 11’)
 
Chippa United 2-1 Polokwane City (Masenamela 90+4’)
 
Key performers:
 
Defender (most tackles): Jabulani Maluleke, 2.57 tackles per game
 
Midfielder (most passes): Jabulani Nene, 66.43 passes per game
 
Forward/Striker (most shots): Puleng Tlolane, 3.29 shots per game
 
Top goal scorer (all competitions):
 
Jabu Maluleke / Puleng Tlolane (2)
 
Top assists (all competitions): 
 
Jabu Maluleke / Punch Masenamela / Cole Alexander / Randy Ngobe (1)
 
 
Despite Downs' dominance of late where they have won three matches in a row, Rise and Shine will take heart from the fact that they lead the home side with tackles as well as shots aimed at goal.

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