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MTN8 Semi-Final

Teams: Platinum Stars v Kaizer Chiefs 

Date: 16 August 2014 

Venue: Royal Bafokeng Stadium

Defending MTN8 champions, Platinum Stars will take on Kaizer Chiefs in their MTN8 semi-final clash at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium. Allan Freese's men did the league double over Chiefs in the league lasts season, beating them 1-0 at home and 2-0 away.

Platinum Stars:

Averages per game for 2014-15 season:

Shots on goal: 9

Entries into final third: 45

Successful passes: 181.5

Possession: 38%

Successful tackles: 17 (44.74% success rate)

Recent results:

Mamelodi Sundowns 1-2 Platinum Stars (Mere 7’) (Mabena 15’)

Chippa United 2-0 Platinum Stars

Platinum Stars 2-1 Free State Stars (Mabena 26’, 53’)

Key performers:

Defender (most tackles): Luvolwethu Mpeta, 6 tackles per game (33.33% success rate)

Midfielder (most passes): Sibusiso Msomi, 39 passes per game (76.92% success rate)

Forward/Striker (most shots): Ndumiso Mabena, 1 shots per game (100% on target)

Top goal scorer (all competitions):

Ndumiso Mabena (3) (1 MTN 8) (2 PSL)

Top assists (all competitions):

Mduduzi Nyanda (2) (1 MTN 8) (1 PSL)

Kaizer Chiefs:

Averages per game for 2014-15 season:

Shots on goal: 20.66

Entries into final third: 69

Successful passes: 411.33

Possession: 53.66%

Successful tackles: 14.33 (60.56% success rate)

Recent results:

Kaizer Chiefs 4-0 Mpumalanga Black Aces (Letsholonyane 2’) (Nkhatha 5’) (Masango 60’, 90’)

Free State Stars 0-1 Kaizer Chiefs (Lebese 55’)

Mpumalanga Black Aces 1-2 Kaizer Chiefs (Masango 12’) (Letsholonyane 45’)

Key performers:

Defender (most tackles): Tsepo Masilela, 3 tackles per game (77.77% success rate)

Midfielder (most passes): Reneilwe Letsholonyane, 88 passes per game (81.43% success rate)

Forward/Striker (most shots): Kingston Nkhatha, 3 shots per game (33.33% on target)

Top goal scorer (all competitions):

Mandla Masango (3) (2 MTN 8) (1 PSL)

Top assists (all competitions):

George Lebese (2) (2 MTN 8)

Key Stats:

Despite losing Siphelele Mthembu to Chiefs, Freese has brought in Ndumiso Mabena, who has already bagged three goals, while the AmaKhosi will no doubt be looking to Mandla Masango, who has been in inspired form of late.

 

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