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Absa Premiership Fixture – Mamelodi Sundowns vs Polokwane City
 
Date: 11 March 2015
 
Time: 19:30
 
Venue: Lucas Moripe Stadium
 
PSL defending champions, Mamelodi Sundowns are in action against the tricky Polokwane City as they aim for another victory following their hard fought 2-0 win over Free State Stars on the weekend. The Brazilians are under pressure to keep themselves within close proximity of leaders Kaizer Chiefs as the league race title hots up, with less than 10 matches remaining. Rise and Shine will be looking for a rare win after they claimed an all important point away from home against Chippa United.  
 
 
MAMELODI SUNDOWNS:
 
Averages per game for 2014-15 season:
 
Shots on goal: 14.73
 
Entries into final third: 64.70
 
Successful passes: 356.85
 
Possession: 53%
 
Tackles: 27.04
 
Recent results:
 
Free State Stars 0-2 Mamelodi Sundowns (Malajila 45’ ; Billiat 72’)
 
Bidvest Wits 1-0 Mamelodi Sundowns
 
Mamelodi Sundowns 3-0 St Michel United (Moriri 7’, 52’ ; Mashego 88’)
 
Key performers:
 
Defender (most tackles): Tebogo Langerman, 3.24 tackles per game
 
Midfielder (most passes): Teko Modise, 60.68 passes per game
 
Forward/Striker (most shots): Cuthbert Malajila, 2.39 shots per game
 
Top goal scorer (all competitions):
 
Cuthbert Malajila (10) (9 PSL) (1 TKO)
 
Top assists (all competitions): 
 
Cuthbert Malajila (9) (8 PSL, 1 TKO)
 
POLOKWANE CITY:
 
Averages per game for 2014-15 season:
 
Shots on goal: 12.47
 
Entries into final third: 67.71
 
Successful passes: 256.18
 
Possession: 47%
 
Tackles: 25.47
 
Recent results:
 
Chippa United 1-1 Polokwane City (Maluleke 82’)
 
Orlando Pirates 3-1 Polokwane City (Tema 57’)
 
SuperSport United 4-1 Polokwane City (Ndou 15’)
 
Key performers:
 
Defender (most tackles): Tshepo Tema, 2.27 tackles per game
 
Midfielder (most passes): Benson Mhlongo, 45.63 passes per game
 
Forward/Striker (most shots): Rendani Ndou, 2.5 shots per game
 
Top goal scorer (all competitions):
 
Puleng Tlolane (8) (8 PSL)
 
Top assists (all competitions): 
 
Jabulani Maluleke (4) (4 PSL)
 
 
Key Stats:
 
The Brazilians have an advantage in terms of stats leading up to tonight’s tie however Rise and Shine are showing exactly why they are amongst the PSL’s highest goal scorers, having made more entries into the final third (67.71) compared to Pitso Mosimane’s side that have 64.70.

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