Head to Head for Bidvest Wits v Ajax Cape Town

18Apr

ABSA PREMIERSHIP

2011/12 Season

Bidvest Wits v Ajax Cape Town

Round 25
Bidvest Stadium, Johannesburg
Wednesday 18 April 2012
19h30 kick-off

Match background

- Bidvest Wits will be looking to get back to winning ways in the Absa Premiership when they host Ajax Cape Town at the Bidvest Stadium on Wednesday, kick-off at 19h30.

- Wits lost 2-1 away to SuperSport in their last league outing, a fifth successive defeat. They have not won a league match in 2012.

- The Johannesburg team has picked up just four wins from their 12 home matches so far this season.

- The Clever Boys are placed 12th on the Absa Premiership log with 26 points from 24 matches.

- Ajax drew 2-2 at home to Moroka Swallows in their last league match. They have taken four points from their last two matches after a run of three straight losses.

- The Cape side has recorded five wins and five losses from their 10 away matches so far this season.

- The Urban Warriors are placed seventh on the Absa Premiership log with 35 points from 23 matches.

- In head-to-head stats, Wits and Ajax have met in 23 league matches since 1999/2000.

- The Urban Warriors have eight wins, the Clever Boys seven, and there have been eight draws.

- Wits’ home record against Ajax reads: P11 W4 D4 L3 GF11 GA8.

- When the teams met earlier this season in Cape Town, the Clever Boys claimed a 2-0 win thanks to a brace from Chapman.

- Wits’ line-up from their 2-1 loss to SuperSport: Baron; Mngomezulu, Batabaire, Mabizela, Adolph, Miller (Sib. Vilakazi 61’), Masalesa, Timm (Jayiya 86’), Langwe, Koapeng, Ritson (Patel 82’).

- Ajax’s line-up from their 2-2 draw with Swallows: Westerveld; Lolo, Hlatshwayo, Booth, Jenniker, Rusike (Maluleka 63’), Vilakazi, Alexander (Shabalala 85’), Manyama, Carelse (van Graan 73’), Billiat.

Previous meetings

Last ten league meetings

Season Result Scorers

2006/07 Ajax 1-0 Wits Carelse
2007/08 Ajax 5-2 Wits Mwafulirwa 2, Moon, Winstanley (og), Fanteni; Chivuta (pen) De Jesus
2007/08 Wits 0-1 Ajax Shendzelani (og)
2008/09 Ajax 2-1 Wits Daniels 2; Bantam
2008/09 Wits 1-0 Ajax Ramasoeu
2009/10 Ajax 1-1 Wits Cale; Kadi
2009/10 Wits 0-2 Ajax Maluleka, Sibisi
2010/11 Ajax 3-1 Wits Doutie 2, Serero; Tshabangu
2010/11 Wits 2-0 Ajax Sif. Vilakazi, Myeni
2011/12 Ajax 0-2 Wits Chapman 2

Head-to-Head
(League only, since 1999/00)

Home
P W D L GF GA
Wits 11 4 4 3 11 8
Ajax 12 5 4 3 14 11

Away
P W D L GF GA
Wits 12 3 4 5 11 14
Ajax 11 3 4 4 8 11

Total
P W D L GF GA
Wits 23 7 8 8 22 22
Ajax 23 8 8 7 22 22

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’

League position – 12th

P W D L GF GA GD Pts
Home 12 4 3 5 16 17 -1 15
Away 12 2 5 5 10 16 -6 11
Overall 24 6 8 10 26 33 -7 26

2011/12 Absa Premiership fixtures

No Date Time H/A Opponent Venue

25 18/04/12 19h30 H Ajax Bidvest Stadium
26 21/04/12 20h15 A Pirates Orlando Stadium
27 28/04/12 15h00 H Celtic Bidvest Stadium
28 02/05/12 19h30 A Arrows King Zwelithini Stadium
29 12/05/12 15h00 H Leopards Bidvest Stadium
30 19/05/12 15h00 A P Stars Royal Bafokeng Stadium

Ajax Cape Town

2011/12 Absa Premiership results

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

1 13/08/11 A P Stars (0-2) L 0-2
2 17/08/11 H Maritzburg (1-0) D 1-1 Evans 37’
3 24/08/11 A Santos (1-0) W 1-0 Billiat 5’
4 14/09/11 H Chiefs (1-0) W 2-1 Fanteni 20’ pen, Manyama 76’
5 18/09/11 A Sundowns (0-1) W 3-2 Fanteni 62’, Vilakazi 73’ Billiat 90+1’
6 23/09/11 H FS Stars (0-0) W 3-1 Hlatshwayo 48’, Rusike 72’, Billiat 80’
7 27/09/11 A AmaZulu (0-2) L 0-4
8 14/10/11 H Cosmos (0-1) D 1-1 Fanteni 56’
9 28/10/11 A Swallows (0-1) L 2-3 Billiat 75’, Carelse 88’ pen
10 02/11/11 H Wits (0-0) L 0-2
11 18/11/11 H SuperSport (0-0) D 0-0
12 30/11/11 A Pirates (0-1) L 0-1
13 04/12/11 H Celtic (0-0) W 2-0 Maluleka 48’, Booth 60’
14 17/12/11 A Arrows (1-0) W 1-0 Maluleka 8’
15 21/12/11 H Leopards (3-2) W 4-3 Carelse 4’, Evans 38’, Booth 45+1’, Manyama 90+4’
16 15/02/12 H P Stars (0-1) W 3-2 Manyama 88’, Booth 90+1, Lolo 90+5’
17 19/02/12 A Maritzburg (0-0) W 2-0 Akpabio 78’, Billiat 88’
18 25/02/12 H Santos (1-0) D 1-1 Carelse 20’ pen
19 17/03/12 H Sundowns (0-1) L 0-3
20 21/03/12 A FS Stars (0-1) L 0-1
21 28/03/12 H AmaZulu (0-1) L 2-4 Booth 70’, Allie 89’
22 04/04/12 A Cosmos (0-1) W 2-1 Billiat 82’, van Graan 86’
23 07/04/12 H Swallows (1-0) D 2-2 Carelse 25’, Manyama 52’

League position – 7th

P W D L GF GA GD Pts
Home 13 5 5 3 21 21 0 20
Away 10 5 0 5 11 14 -3 15
Overall 23 10 5 8 32 35 -3 35

2011/12 Absa Premiership fixtures

No Date Time H/A Opponent Venue

25 18/04/12 19h30 A Wits Bidvest Stadium
26 21/04/12 20h15 A SuperSport Peter Mokaba Stadium
27 27/04/12 20h00 H Pirates Cape Town Stadium
28 02/05/12 19h30 A Celtic Seisa Ramabodu Stadium
19* 09/05/12 19h30 A Chiefs Peter Mokaba Stadium
29 12/05/12 15h00 H Arrows Cape Town Stadium
30 19/05/12 15h00 A Leopards Peter Mokaba Stadium

*Round 19 fixture that was postponed and rescheduled.

League standings

Pos Team P W D L GF GA GD Pts

1 Mamelodi Sundowns 24 12 10 2 39 16 +23 46
2 Orlando Pirates 24 14 4 6 31 21 +10 43
3 Moroka Swallows 24 11 9 4 36 28 +8 42
4 Kaizer Chiefs 23 11 7 5 27 17 +10 40
5 SuperSport United 24 10 9 5 30 18 +12 39
6 Free State Stars 24 11 5 8 29 25 +4 38
7 Ajax Cape Town 23 10 5 8 32 35 -3 35
8 AmaZulu 23 8 7 8 23 18 +5 31
9 Bloemfontein Celtic 24 8 7 9 24 24 0 31
10 Golden Arrows 24 8 4 12 31 35 -4 28
11 Platinum Stars 24 7 6 11 28 31 -3 27
12 Bidvest Wits 24 6 8 10 26 33 -7 26
13 Maritzburg United 24 5 11 8 21 31 -10 26
14 Black Leopards 24 6 5 13 26 44 -18 23
15 Santos 24 5 5 14 28 40 -12 20
16 Jomo Cosmos 23 2 10 11 18 33 -15 16

Round fixtures

Tuesday 17 April 2012

19h30 – Kaizer Chiefs v Maritzburg United – Peter Mokaba Stadium

Wednesday 18 April 2012

19h30 – Mamelodi Sundowns v Platinum Stars – Lucas Moripe Stadium
19h30 – Santos v SuperSport United – Athlone Stadium
19h30 – Jomo Cosmos v Bloemfontein Celtic – Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
19h30 – Free State Stars v Black Leopards – Charles Mopeli Stadium
19h30 – AmaZulu v Golden Arrows – Moses Mabhida Stadium
19h30 – Bidvest Wits v Ajax Cape Town – Bidvest Stadium
19h30 – Moroka Swallows v Orlando Pirates – Dobsonville Stadium

Club information

Bidvest Wits

Coach: Roger de Sa (South Africa)
Nickname: The Clever Boys
Formed: 1921
Physical address: 2nd Floor, The Atrium, 41 Stanley Avenue, Auckland Park, Johannesburg, 2092
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

Ajax Cape Town

Coach: Maarten Stekelenburg (Netherlands)
Nickname: The Urban Warriors
Formed: 1999
Physical address: Ikamva, Corner Frans Conradie Drive and Bertie Genade Street, Parow, 7500
Tel: +2721 930 6001
Fax: +2721 939 6403
Email: info@ajaxct.com
Website: www.ajaxct.com
Major honours: League Cup titles: 2 (2000, 2008); FA Cup titles: 1 (2007).
All-time PSL record: (Not including 2011/12 season results)
P W D L GF GA GD Pts
372 150 97 125 454 429 +25 547

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