Nyiko Tshabangu thoughts and Bidvest Wits head to head for Saturdays PSL match

28Oct

ABSA PREMIERSHIP

2011/12 Season

Bidvest Wits v SuperSport United

Round 9
Bidvest Stadium, Johannesburg
Saturday 29 October 2011
15h30 kick-off

Match background

- Bidvest Wits will host Absa Premiership leaders SuperSport United at the Bidvest Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Kick-off at 15h30.

- Wits suffered a 3-1 home defeat to Moroka Swallows in their last league outing. The result means they have won just one of their last six league matches.

- The Johannesburg team have been inconsistent at home so far this season, with two wins and two losses from four matches.

- The Clever Boys are placed 11th on the Absa Premiership log, with nine points from eight matches.

- SuperSport claimed a massive 7-0 victory over Maritzburg United in their last league outing, meaning they are the only unbeaten team in the league so far.

- The Pretoria team have claimed one win and three draws from their four away matches so far this season.

- Matsatsantsa are placed top of the Absa Premiership log, with 18 points from eight matches.

- In head-to-head stats, Wits and SuperSport have met in 38 league matches since 1990.

- Matsatsantsa have 12 wins, the Clever Boys 11, and 15 matches have been drawn.

- At home, Wits’ record is dead even with United’s: P19 W5 D9 L5 GF19 GA19.

- Last season the Clever Boys did a league ‘double’ over their Pretoria counterparts, winning 3-0 at home and 2-1 away.

- Wits’ line-up from their 3-1 defeat to Moroka Swallows: Murambadoro; Mngomezulu, Spencer, Mabizela, Phungwayo, Sibande, Rodrigues (Fredericks 46’), Jayiya (Haskins 77’), Langwe (Sib. Vilakazi 64’), Myeni, Chapman.

- SuperSport’s line-up from their 7-0 win over Maritzburg: Williams; Nkause, Booysen, Kekana, Langerman, Moon, Gabonamong, Mdluli (Selolwane 34’), Laffor (Maluleke 67’), Hartog, Nyondo (Niang 73’).

Previous meetings

Last ten league meetings

Season Result Scorers

2006/07 Wits 1-0 SuperSport De Jesus
2006/07 SuperSport 1-0 Wits Chamanga
2007/08 SuperSport 0-1 Wits Radebe
2007/08 Wits 0-0 SuperSport
2008/09 SuperSport 1-1 Wits Mashego; Bantam
2008/09 Wits 0-0 SuperSport
2009/10 Wits 1-2 SuperSport Haskins; Umony, Salmon
2009/10 SuperSport 1-2 Wits Umony; Haskins, Kadi
2010/11 Wits 3-0 SuperSport Phillips, Mngomeni (pen), Chapman
2010/11 SuperSport 1-2 Wits Hartog; Jayiya 2

Head-to-Head
(League only, since 1990)

Home
P W D L GF GA
Wits 19 5 9 5 19 19
SuperSport 19 7 6 6 17 14

Away
P W D L GF GA
Wits 19 6 6 7 14 17
SuperSport 19 5 9 5 19 19

Total
P W D L GF GA
Wits 38 11 15 12 33 36
SuperSport 38 12 15 11 36 33

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’

League position – 11th

P W D L GF GA GD Pts
Home 4 2 0 2 7 7 0 6
Away 4 0 3 1 3 4 -1 3
Overall 8 2 3 3 10 11 -1 9

2011/12 Absa Premiership fixtures

No Date Time H/A Opponent Venue

9 29/10/11 15h30 H SuperSport Bidvest Stadium
10 02/11/11 19h30 A Ajax Cape Town Stadium
11 19/11/11 18h00 H Pirates Mbombela Stadium
12 30/11/11 19h30 A Celtic Seisa Ramabodu Stadium
13 03/12/11 15h30 H Arrows Bidvest Stadium
14 18/12/11 15h30 A Leopards Peter Mokaba Stadium
15 21/12/11 19h30 H P Stars Bidvest Stadium
16 15/02/12 19h30 H Maritzburg Bidvest Stadium
17 18/02/12 20h15 A Santos Athlone Stadium
18 25/02/12 15h30 H Chiefs Mbombela Stadium
19 13/03/12 19h30 A Sundowns Lucas Moripe Stadium
20 17/03/12 15h30 H FS Stars Bidvest Stadium
21 20/03/12 19h30 A AmaZulu Moses Mabhida Stadium
22 28/03/12 19h30 H Cosmos Bidvest Stadium
23 04/04/12 19h30 A Swallows Dobsonville Stadium
24 07/04/12 18h00 A SuperSport Lucas Moripe Stadium
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

SuperSport United

2011/12 Absa Premiership results

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

1 13/08/11 A FS Stars (0-1) D 1-1 Laffor 57’ pen
2 17/08/11 H Arrows (1-0) W 2-1 Nyondo 45+1’, Niang 83’
3 24/08/11 A AmaZulu (0-0) W 2-1 Maluleke 80’ pen, Niang 81’
4 14/09/11 H Leopards (1-0) W 3-0 Nyondo 44’ 49’, Gould 63’
5 17/09/11 A Cosmos (0-1) D 2-2 Erasmus 52’, Hartog 60’
6 25/09/11 H P Stars (0-0) W 2-0 Nyondo 61’, Erasmus 68’
7 28/09/11 A Swallows (1-0) D 1-1 Salmon 15’
8 14/10/11 H Maritzburg (3-0) W 7-0 Nyondo 11’, Hendricks (og) 28’, Langerman 42’ 70’,
Maluleke 75’ 80’, Hartog 84’

League position – 1st

P W D L GF GA GD Pts
Home 4 4 0 0 14 1 +13 12
Away 4 1 3 0 6 5 +1 6
Overall 8 5 3 0 20 6 +14 18

2011/12 Absa Premiership fixtures

No Date Time H/A Opponent Venue

9 29/10/11 15h30 A Wits Bidvest Stadium
10 01/11/11 19h30 H Santos Lucas Moripe Stadium
11 18/11/11 20h00 A Ajax Cape Town Stadium
12 30/11/11 19h30 H Chiefs Peter Mokaba Stadium
13 03/12/11 20h15 A Pirates Orlando Stadium
14 16/12/11 20h00 H Sundowns Lucas Moripe Stadium
15 21/12/11 19h30 H Celtic Lucas Moripe Stadium
16 15/02/12 19h30 H FS Stars Lucas Moripe Stadium
17 18/02/12 18h00 A Arrows King Zwelithini Stadium
18 25/02/12 20h15 H AmaZulu Lucas Moripe Stadium
19 13/03/12 19h30 A Leopards Peter Mokaba Stadium
20 17/03/12 20h15 H Cosmos Peter Mokaba Stadium
21 21/03/12 15h30 A P Stars Moruleng Stadium
22 28/03/12 19h30 H Swallows Lucas Moripe Stadium
23 04/04/12 19h30 A Maritzburg Harry Gwala Stadium
24 07/04/12 18h00 H Wits Lucas Moripe Stadium
25 18/04/12 19h30 A Santos Athlone Stadium
26 21/04/12 20h15 H Ajax Peter Mokaba Stadium
27 28/04/12 20h15 A Chiefs FNB Stadium
28 01/05/12 20h00 H Pirates Peter Mokaba Stadium
29 12/05/12 15h00 A Sundowns Lucas Moripe Stadium
30 19/05/12 15h00 A Celtic Seisa Ramabodu Stadium

League standings

Pos Team P W D L GF GA GD Pts

1 SuperSport United 8 5 3 0 20 6 +14 18
2 Kaizer Chiefs 8 5 1 2 12 7 +5 16
3 Moroka Swallows 8 5 1 2 12 10 +2 16
4 Mamelodi Sundowns 8 4 3 1 14 7 +7 15
5 Ajax Cape Town 8 4 2 2 11 12 -1 14
6 Maritzburg United 8 3 4 1 10 13 -3 13
7 Bloemfontein Celtic 8 3 2 3 10 7 3 11
8 Orlando Pirates 8 3 2 3 6 5 +1 11
9 Free State Stars 8 3 2 3 6 7 -1 11
10 Platinum Stars 8 3 1 4 12 12 0 10
11 Bidvest Wits 8 2 3 3 10 11 -1 9
12 Santos 8 2 1 5 8 13 -5 7
13 Golden Arrows 8 2 1 5 8 15 -7 7
14 AmaZulu 8 1 3 4 6 7 -1 6
15 Black Leopards 8 1 3 4 5 12 -7 6
16 Jomo Cosmos 8 0 4 4 4 10 -6 4

Round fixtures

Friday 28 October 2011

20h00 – Moroka Swallows v Ajax Cape Town – Dobsonville Stadium
20h00 – Santos v Maritzburg United – Athlone Stadium

Saturday 29 October 2011

15h30 – Free State Stars v Golden Arrows – Goble Park
15h30 – Bidvest Wits v SuperSport United – Bidvest Stadium
18h00 – AmaZulu v Bloemfontein Celtic – Moses Mabhida Stadium
20h15 – Kaizer Chiefs v Platinum Stars – Peter Mokaba Stadium

Sunday 30 October 2011

15h30 – Mamelodi Sundowns v Black Leopards – Loftus Stadium
15h30 – Jomo Cosmos v Orlando Pirates – Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium

All-time PSL record: (Not including 2011/12 season results)
P W D L GF GA GD Pts
474 193 147 134 653 497 +156 726

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