Platinum Stars v Bidvest Wits Head to Head

18May

Round 30
Royal Bafokeng Stadium, Rustenburg
Saturday 19 May 2012
15h00 kick-off

Match background

- Platinum Stars and Bidvest Wits will bring their Absa Premiership campaigns to a close when they meet at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium on Saturday afternoon, kick-off at 15h00.

- Stars were beaten 2-1 away by title-chasing Moroka Swallows in their last league outing.

- The Rustenburg team has recorded five wins, five draws and four losses from their 14 home matches this season.

- Dikwena are placed 10th on the Absa Premiership log with 36 points from 29 matches.

- Wits were held to a 0-0 homr draw by Black Leopards in their last league outing, extending their winless streak to 14 matches.

- The Johannesburg team has won just two of their 14 away matches this season.

- The Clever Boys are placed 13th on the Absa Premiership log with 30 points from 29 matches.

- In head-to-head stats, Stars and Wits have met in 15 league matches since 2003/04.

- Each side has five wins against the other, while five matches have been drawn.

- Stars have a good home record against Wits, with four wins, two draws and just one loss from seven matches.

- When the teams met earlier this season, Wits won 2-1 at home thanks to goals by Sibusiso Vilakazi and Miguel Timms.

- Stars’ line-up from their 2-1 loss to Swallows: Mabokgwane, Mere, Moloto, Semenya, Ngwepe, Nyauza, Msomi, Mbatha (Jembula 68’), Mathe (Paulse 51’), Phala, Botes (Ntumba 88’).

- Wits’ line-up from their 0-0 draw with Leopards: Baron (Murambadoro 46’); Mngomezulu, Batabaire, Phillips, Phungwayo, Pule, Masalesa, Jayiya, Sib. Vilakazi, Tshabangu (Langwe 65’), Ritson.

Previous meetings

Last ten league meetings

Season Result Scorers

2006/07 Stars 3-0 Wits Marumo, A. Hendricks (og), Masanabo
2007/08 Stars 0-0 Wits
2007/08 Wits 1-2 Stars De Jesus; Ramokala 2
2008/09 Stars 0-1 Wits Bantam (pen)
2008/09 Wits 1-0 Stars Ramasoeu
2009/10 Stars 3-1 Wits Botes 2, Renteria; Sib. Vilakazi
2009/10 Wits 2-0 Stars Bantam, Mngomeni
2010/11 Stars 1-0 Wits Ntumba
2010/11 Wits 1-1 Stars Chapman; Grobler
2011/12 Wits 2-1 Stars Sib. Vilakazi, Timms; Botes

Head-to-Head
(League only, since 2003/04)

Home
P W D L GF GA
Stars 7 4 2 1 10 4
Wits 8 4 3 1 11 6

Away
P W D L GF GA
Stars 8 1 3 4 6 11
Wits 7 1 2 4 4 10

Total
P W D L GF GA
Stars 15 5 5 5 16 15
Wits 15 5 5 5 15 16

Fixtures and results

Platinum Stars

2011/12 Absa Premiership results

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

1 13/08/11 H Ajax (2-0) W 2-0 Phalane 19’, Ngwepe 32’ pen
2 16/08/11 A Pirates (0-0) L 0-1
3 24/08/11 H Celtic (2-0) W 2-1 Ng’ambi 9’, Mathe 34’
4 14/09/11 A Arrows (0-1) L 1-3 Mandaza 90+1’
5 17/09/11 H Leopards (2-0) D 2-2 Mathe 22’, Ng’ambi 45+1’
6 25/09/11 A SuperSport (0-0) L 0-2
7 28/09/11 A Maritzburg (0-0) L 1-2 Msomi 49’
8 15/10/11 H Santos (1-0) W 4-1 Botes 29’ 65’, Thebakang 46’, Skippers (og) 57’
9 29/10/11 A Chiefs (0-1) L 0-1
10 02/11/11 H Sundowns (0-0) D 0-0
11 19/11/11 A FS Stars (0-0) D 0-0
12 30/11/11 H AmaZulu (0-0) L 0-1
13 03/12/11 A Cosmos (0-0) L 1-2 Mandaza 77’
14 17/12/11 H Swallows (0-0) D 0-0
15 21/12/11 A Wits (0-1) L 1-2 Botes 51’
16 15/02/12 A Ajax (2-0) L 2-3 Msomi 21’, Phala 67’
17 22/02/12 H Pirates (1-1) L 3-4 Msomi 35’, Nyanda 68’, Thwala 90+1’
18 26/02/12 A Celtic (0-0) W 1-0 Mkhabela 62’
19 14/03/12 H Arrows (0-0) W 1-0 Phala 50’
20 18/03/12 A Leopards (2-2) W 3-2 Ng’ambi 2’ 12’, Msowoya 88’
21 21/03/12 H SuperSport (0-0) D 0-0
22 28/03/12 H Maritzburg (0-1) D 1-1 Mkhabela 51’
23 04/04/12 A Santos (0-1) W 2-1 Mere 68’ pen, Malokase 70’
24 07/04/12 H Chiefs (0-2) L 1-2 Malokase 77’
25 18/04/12 A Sundowns (1-1) W 2-1 Malokase 17’, Msomi 57’
26 21/04/12 H FS Stars (0-1) L 0-1
27 28/04/12 A AmaZulu (0-0) W 2-1 Botes 66’, Malokase 77’
28 02/05/12 H Cosmos (2-0) W 4-1 Malokase 12’ 35’, Ntumba 85’ pen, Msomi 90+1’
29 12/05/12 A Swallows (0-2) L 1-2 Botes 73’ pen

League position – 10th

P W D L GF GA GD Pts
Home 14 5 5 4 20 14 +6 20
Away 15 5 1 9 17 23 -6 16
Overall 29 10 6 13 37 37 0 36

2011/12 Absa Premiership fixtures

No Date Time H/A Opponent Venue

30 19/05/12 15h00 H Wits Royal Bafokeng Stadium

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’
29 08/05/12 H Leopards (0-0) D 0-0

League position – 13th

P W D L GF GA GD Pts
Home 15 4 5 6 18 21 -3 17
Away 14 2 7 5 11 17 -6 13
Overall 29 6 12 11 29 38 -9 30

2011/12 Absa Premiership fixtures

No Date Time H/A Opponent Venue

30 19/05/12 15h00 A P Stars Royal Bafokeng Stadium

League standings

Pos Team P W D L GF GA GD Pts

1 Orlando Pirates 29 16 7 6 36 24 +12 55
2 Moroka Swallows 29 14 11 4 47 34 +13 53
3 SuperSport United 29 14 9 6 37 22 +15 51
4 Mamelodi Sundowns 29 13 10 6 43 23 +20 49
5 Kaizer Chiefs 29 14 7 8 35 23 +12 49
6 Free State Stars 29 14 6 9 38 30 +8 48
7 Bloemfontein Celtic 29 11 8 10 35 31 +4 41
8 AmaZulu 29 10 10 9 32 24 +8 40
9 Ajax Cape Town 29 11 7 11 41 46 -5 40
10 Platinum Stars 29 10 6 13 37 37 0 36
11 Maritzburg United 29 7 13 9 26 37 -11 34
12 Golden Arrows 29 9 5 15 38 45 -7 32
13 Bidvest Wits 29 6 12 11 29 38 -9 30
14 Black Leopards 29 6 8 15 33 57 -24 26
15 Santos 29 6 6 17 33 48 -15 24
16 Jomo Cosmos 29 2 13 14 24 45 -21 19

Round fixtures

Saturday 19 May 2012

15h00 – Kaizer Chiefs v AmaZulu – FNB Stadium
15h00 – Mamelodi Sundowns v Free State Stars – Lucas Moripe Stadium
15h00 – Santos v Jomo Cosmos – Athlone Stadium
15h00 – Black Leopards v Ajax Cape Town – Peter Mokaba Stadium
15h00 – Golden Arrows v Orlando Pirates – Moses Mabhida Stadium
15h00 – Platinum Stars v Bidvest Wits – Royal Bafokeng Stadium
15h00 – Bloemfontein Celtic v SuperSport United – Botshabelo Stadium
15h00 – Maritzburg United v Moroka Swallows – Harry Gwala Stadium

Club information

Platinum Stars

Coaches: Cavin Johnson & Allan Freese (South Africa)
Nickname: Dikwena
Formed: 1998
Physical address: Platinum Stars Clubhouse, Bafokeng Sports Campus, Sun City Road (R565), Phokeng, 0335
Tel: +2714 566 0000
Fax: +2714 566 0028
Email: info@platinumstars.com
Website: www.platinumstars.com
Major honours: League Cup titles: 1 (2006).
All-time PSL record: (Not including 2011/12 season results)
P W D L GF GA GD Pts
240 75 81 84 257 268 -11 306

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