Bidvest Wits v Black Leopards Head 2 Head

8May

Round 29
Bidvest Stadium, Johannesburg
Tuesday 08 May 2012
19h30 kick-off

Match background

- Bidvest Wits will look to secure their place in next season’s Absa Premiership when they host relegation-threatened Black Leopards at Bidvest Stadium on Tuesday evening, kick-off at 19h30.

- Wits drew 1-1 away to Golden Arrows in their last league outing, extending their winless streak in the league to 13 matches. However, they need just one point from their remaining two matches to secure top flight football for 2012/13.

- The Johannesburg team has recorded four wins, four draws and six defeats in their 14 home matches so far this season.

- The Clever Boys are placed 13th on the Absa Premiership log with 29 points from 28 matches.

- Leopards fell to a 5-2 defeat at home to Moroka Swallows in their last outing. They have lost three of their last four league matches.

- The Limpopo side has recorded three wins, three draws and seven losses from 13 away matches so far this season.

- Lidoda Duvha are placed 14th on the Absa Premiership log with 24 points from 27 matches.

- In head-to-head stats Wits and Leopards have met in 13 league matches since 2001/02.

- The Clever Boys have won seven matches compared to four for Lidoda Duvha, while only two matches have been draws.

- Wits have a good home record against Leopards, with five wins and just one loss from six matches in Johannesburg.

- When the teams met earlier this season the Clever Boys won 2-1 in Limpopo thanks to a brace from Sibusiso Vilakazi.

- Wits’ line-up from their 1-1 draw with Arrows: Baron; Pule, Mabizela, Batabaire, Phillips (Phungwayo 59’), Mngomezulu, Sib. Vilakazi, Masalesa, Miller (Ritson 54’), Zongo (Tshabangu 76’), Jayiya.

- Leopards’ line-up from their 5-2 loss to Swallows: Omony; Dzaga, Khoza, Mabunda (Nkhatha 81’), Xakane, Monama, Duiker, Mapolisa, Sighhole, Obaje (Taaibos 75’), Ramagalela.

Previous meetings

Last ten league meetings

Season Result Scorers

2002/03 Leopards 2-0 Wits Dlamini, Lechesa
2003/04 Leopards 0-0 Wits
2003/04 Wits 4-1 Leopards Schalkwyk, Yohane 2 (1 pen), Bunjira; Mushangazhike
2004/05 Leopards 1-2 Wits Sikhwivhilu; Devine, Yohane
2004/05 Wits 0-2 Leopards Sikhwivhilu, R. Ramudzuli
2006/07 Wits 4-0 Leopards Julio, Moleyane, Raselemane, Manual
2006/07 Leopards 1-0 Wits Shongwe
2007/08 Wits 2-1 Leopards De Jesus 2; Sikhwivhilu
2007/08 Leopards 1-0 Wits Netshidzivhe
2011/12 Leopards 1-2 Wits Mongalo; Sib. Vilakazi 2

Head-to-Head
(League only, since 2001/02)

Home
P W D L GF GA
Wits 6 5 0 1 14 5
Leopards 7 3 2 2 6 4

Away
P W D L GF GA
Wits 7 2 2 3 4 6
Leopards 6 1 0 5 5 14

Total
P W D L GF GA
Wits 13 7 2 4 18 11
Leopards 13 4 2 7 11 18

Fixtures and results

Bidvest Wits

2011/12 Absa Premiership results

No Date H/A Opponent (HT) Result Goal scorers

1 14/08/11 A Maritzburg (1-0) D 2-2 Mabizela 29’, Spencer 76’
2 17/08/11 H Santos (0-0) W 1-0 Myeni 59’
3 24/08/11 A Chiefs (0-0) L 1-2 Sib. Vilakazi 68’
4 13/09/11 H Sundowns (0-3) L 2-3 Mabizela 62’, Sib. Vilakazi 69’
5 18/09/11 A FS Stars (0-0) D 0-0
6 24/09/11 H AmaZulu (1-1) W 3-1 Chapman 7’, Sif. Vilakazi 49’, Myeni 70’
7 28/09/11 A Cosmos (0-0) D 0-0
8 15/10/11 H Swallows (1-1) L 1-3 Chapman 3’
9 29/10/11 H SuperSport (0-0) L 0-1
10 02/11/11 A Ajax (0-0) W 2-0 Chapman 80’ 86’
11 19/11/11 H Pirates (1-0) W 3-1 Sib. Vilakazi 20’, Chapman 47’ 65’
12 30/11/11 A Celtic (0-0) D 0-0
13 03/12/11 H Arrows (2-1) D 2-2 Sif. Vilakazi 3’ 30’ pen
14 18/12/11 A Leopards (2-1) W 2-1 Sib. Vilakazi 3’ 36’
15 21/12/11 H P Stars (1-0) W 2-1 Sib. Vilakazi 11’, Timms 65’
16 15/02/12 H Maritzburg (0-0) D 0-0
17 18/02/12 A Santos (0-1) L 1-3 Zongo 50’
18 25/02/12 H Chiefs (1-1) D 1-1 Sif. Vilakazi 5’
19 13/03/12 A Sundowns (0-1) D 1-1 Patel 90’
20 17/03/12 H FS Stars (1-1) L 1-3 Sif. Vilakazi 26’ pen
21 20/03/12 A AmaZulu (0-1) L 0-2
22 28/03/12 H Cosmos (0-0) L 0-1
23 04/04/12 A Swallows (0-3) L 0-3
24 07/04/12 A SuperSport (0-0) L 1-2 Batabaire 56’
25 18/04/12 H Ajax (0-1) D 1-1 Batabaire 59’
26 21/04/12 A Pirates (0-0) D 0-0
27 28/04/12 H Celtic (0-2) L 1-3 Jayiya 47’
28 02/05/12 A Arrows (0-0) D 1-1 Tshabangu 80’

League position – 13th

P W D L GF GA GD Pts
Home 14 4 4 6 18 21 -3 16
Away 14 2 7 5 11 17 -6 13
Overall 28 6 11 11 29 38 -9 29

2011/12 Absa Premiership fixtures

No Date Time H/A Opponent Venue

29 08/05/12 19h30 H Leopards Bidvest Stadium
30 19/05/12 15h00 A P Stars Royal Bafokeng Stadium

Black Leopards

2011/12 Absa Premiership results

No Date H/A Opponent (HT) Result Goal scorers

1 12/08/11 H Pirates (0-1) L 0-2
2 16/08/11 A Celtic (0-1) L 0-2
3 24/08/11 H Arrows (0-0) W 2-0 Johannes 74’ og, Nyirenda 79’
4 14/09/11 A SuperSport (0-1) L 0-3
5 17/09/11 A P Stars (0-2) D 2-2 Nkhatha 50’ 82’
6 24/09/11 H Maritzburg (0-0) D 0-0
7 28/09/11 A Santos (1-0) D 1-1 Ramagalela 34’
8 16/10/11 H Chiefs (0-0) L 0-2
9 30/10/11 A Sundowns (0-1) L 1-5 Masuku 85’
10 02/11/11 H FS Stars (1-3) L1-3 Obaje 38’
11 20/11/11 A AmaZulu (0-0) W 1-0 Mapolisa 90’
12 30/11/11 H Cosmos (1-0) D 1-1 Obaje 15’
13 03/12/11 A Swallows (1-1) L 1-4 Mongalo 10’
14 18/12/11 H Wits (1-2) L 1-2 Mongalo 21’
15 21/12/11 A Ajax (2-3) L 3-4 Ramagalela 15’, Nkhatha 36’ 90+2’
16 15/02/12 A Pirates (0-1) L 0-1
17 22/02/12 H Celtic (0-1) D 2-2 Nkhatha 50’, Obaje 90+3’
18 07/03/12 A Arrows (1-1) L 2-4 Bobe 41’, Mapolisa 87’
19 13/03/12 H SuperSport (0-0) W 1-0 Bobe 88’
20 18/03/12 H P Stars (2-2) L 2-3 Bobe 26’ 41’
21 21/03/12 A Maritzburg (0-0) W 1-0 Monama 55’
22 28/03/12 H Santos (0-0) W 2-1 Ramagalela 47’, Madimba 55’
23 03/04/12 A Chiefs (0-0) W 1-0 Zulu 84’
24 11/04/12 H Sundowns (1-2) L 1-2 Mabunda 12’
25 18/04/12 A FS Stars (0-1) D 2-2 Bobe 78’, Duiker 90+2’
26 22/04/12 H AmaZulu (1-1) L 1-4 Mapolisa 28’
27 04/05/12 H Swallows (0-0) L 2-5 Nkhatha 86’ 90+1’

League position – 14th

P W D L GF GA GD Pts
Home 14 3 3 8 16 27 -11 12
Away 13 3 3 7 15 28 -13 12
Overall 27 6 6 15 31 55 -24 24

2011/12 Absa Premiership fixtures

No Date Time H/A Opponent Venue

28 08/05/12 19h30 A Wits Bidvest Stadium
29 16/05/12 18h00 A Cosmos Sinaba Stadium
30 19/05/12 15h00 H Ajax Peter Mokaba Stadium

League standings

Pos Team P W D L GF GA GD Pts

1 Orlando Pirates 28 15 7 6 34 23 +11 52
2 Moroka Swallows 28 13 11 4 45 33 +12 50
3 Mamelodi Sundowns 28 13 10 5 43 22 +21 49
4 SuperSport United 28 13 9 6 36 22 +14 48
5 Free State Stars 28 14 6 8 37 28 +9 48
6 Kaizer Chiefs 27 12 7 8 31 22 +9 43
7 Bloemfontein Celtic 28 11 8 9 34 29 +5 41
8 AmaZulu 27 10 8 9 30 22 +8 38
9 Ajax Cape Town 27 10 7 10 37 43 -6 37
10 Platinum Stars 28 10 6 12 36 35 +1 36
11 Maritzburg United 28 7 12 9 25 36 -11 33
12 Golden Arrows 28 9 5 14 37 41 -4 32
13 Bidvest Wits 28 6 11 11 29 38 -9 29
14 Black Leopards 27 6 6 15 31 55 -24 24
15 Santos 28 6 5 17 31 46 -15 23
16 Jomo Cosmos 26 2 10 14 21 42 -21 16

Midweek fixtures

Tuesday 08 May 2012

19h30 – Bidvest Wits v Black Leopards – Bidvest Stadium*

Wednesday 09 May 2012

19h30 – Kaizer Chiefs v Ajax Cape Town – Peter Mokaba Stadium**
19h30 – AmaZulu v Jomo Cosmos – Princess Magogo Stadium**

*Brought forward from Round 29 due to Black Leopards’ participation in the CAF Confederation Cup.
**Rescheduled matches from Round 19.

Club information

Bidvest Wits

Coach: Roger de Sa (South Africa)
Nickname: The Clever Boys
Formed: 1921
Tel: +2711 726 8781
Fax: +2711 726 8902
Email: info@bidvestwits.co.za
Website: www.bidvestwits.co.za
Major honours: Top Eight Cup titles: 2 (1984, 1995); League Cup titles: 2 (1985, 1995); FA Cup titles: 2 (1978, 2010).
All-time PSL record: (Not including 2011/12 season results)
P W D L GF GA GD Pts
444 148 151 145 487 466 +21 595

Black Leopards

Coach: Vladislav Heric (Serbia)
Nickname: Lidoda Duvha
Formed: 1983
Physical address: 20 Why Not Complex, Post Office Street, Thohoyandou
Tel: +2715 962 4042
Fax: +2715 962 4042
Email: info@blackleopardsfc.com
Website: www.blackleopardsfc.com
Major honours: None
All-time PSL record: (Not including 2011/12 season results)
P W D L GF GA GD Pts
214 67 53 94 252 301 -49 254