SuperSport United v Bidvest Wits

7Apr

Round 24
Lucas Moripe Stadium, Atteridgeville
Saturday 07 April 2012
18h00 kick-off

Match background

- SuperSport United and Bidvest Wits will both want to break their winless streaks in the Absa Premiership when they meet at the Lucas Moripe Stadium on Saturday, kick-off at 18h00.

- SuperSport drew 0-0 away to Maritzburg United in midweek, their sixth successive match without scoring. It has been over 500 minutes of play since they last netted in the league.

- The Pretoria team has an average home record this season, with six wins, three draws and three losses from 12 matches.

- Matsatsantsa are placed sixth on the Absa Premiership log with 36 points from 23 matches.

- Wits were beaten 3-0 away to Moroka Swallows in midweek, their fourth successive loss and eighth without a victory. They have yet to win a league game in 2012.

- The Johannesburg team has won just two of their 11 away matches this season.

- The Clever Boys are placed 11th on the Absa Premiership log with 26 points from 23 matches.

- In head-to-head stats, SuperSport and Wits have met in 39 league matches since 1990.

- Matsatsantsa have 13 wins compared to 11 for the Clever Boys, while 15 matches have been drawn.

- SuperSport’s home record against Wits reads: P19 W7 D6 L6 GF17 GA14. They have not beaten their Johannesburg counterparts at home since the 2006/07 season.

- When the teams met at Bidvest Stadium earlier this season, Matsatsantsa claimed a 1-0 win thanks to a late goal from Erasmus.

- SuperSport’s line-up from their 0-0 draw with Maritzburg: Fernandez; September, Kekana, Gould, Borman (Gyimah 70’), Maluleke (Nkoana 58’), Gabonamong, Hartog, Langerman, Zuma (Niang 85’), Erasmus.

- Wits’ line-up from their 3-0 loss to Swallows: Baron; Mngomezulu, Mabizela, Spencer, Phungwayo, Maselesa, Sib. Vilakazi, Jayiya (Koapeng 61’), Timms (Miller 69’), Langwe, Sif. Vilakazi (Ritson 46’).

Previous meetings

Last ten league meetings

Season Result Scorers

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
2011/12 Wits 0-1 SuperSport Erasmus

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

Home
P W D L GF GA
SuperSport 19 7 6 6 17 14
Wits 20 5 9 6 19 20

Away
P W D L GF GA
SuperSport 20 6 9 5 20 19
Wits 19 6 6 7 14 17

Total
P W D L GF GA
SuperSport 39 13 15 11 37 33
Wits 39 11 15 13 33 37

Fixtures and results

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’
9 29/10/11 A Wits (0-0) W 1-0 Erasmus 87’
10 01/11/11 H Santos (0-0) W 1-0 Hartog 56’
11 18/11/11 A Ajax (0-0) D 0-0
12 30/11/11 H Chiefs (1-0) W 2-0 Mdluli 36’, Langerman 79’
13 03/12/11 A Pirates (0-2) L 0-3
14 16/12/11 H Sundowns (1-1) L 1-3 Nyondo 27’
15 21/12/11 H Celtic (0-1) L 0-1
16 15/02/12 H FS Stars (1-1) D 1-1 Cale 40’
17 18/02/12 A Arrows (1-1) W 2-1 Gould 7’, Hartog 65’
18 25/02/12 H AmaZulu (0-1) L 0-1
19 13/03/12 A Leopards (0-0) L 0-1
20 17/03/12 H Cosmos (0-0) D 0-0
21 21/03/12 A P Stars (0-0) D 0-0
22 28/03/12 H Swallows (0-0) D 0-0
23 04/04/12 A Maritzburg (0-0) D 0-0

League position – 6th

P W D L GF GA GD Pts
Home 12 6 3 3 19 7 +12 21
Away 11 3 6 2 9 10 -1 15
Overall 23 9 9 5 28 17 +11 36

2011/12 Absa Premiership fixtures

No Date Time H/A Opponent Venue

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

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

League position – 11th

P W D L GF GA GD Pts
Home 12 4 3 5 16 17 -1 15
Away 11 2 5 4 9 14 -5 11
Overall 23 6 8 9 25 31 -6 26

2011/12 Absa Premiership fixtures

No Date Time H/A Opponent Venue

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

League standings

Pos Team P W D L GF GA GD Pts

1 Mamelodi Sundowns 23 11 10 2 37 15 +22 43
2 Orlando Pirates 23 13 4 6 29 20 +9 43
3 Moroka Swallows 23 11 8 4 34 26 +8 41
4 Free State Stars 23 11 5 7 29 23 +6 38
5 Kaizer Chiefs 22 10 7 5 25 16 +9 37
6 SuperSport United 23 9 9 5 28 17 +11 36
7 Ajax Cape Town 22 10 4 8 30 33 -3 34
8 AmaZulu 22 8 6 8 22 17 +5 30
9 Bloemfontein Celtic 23 8 6 9 23 23 0 30
10 Platinum Stars 23 7 6 10 27 29 -2 27
11 Bidvest Wits 23 6 8 9 25 31 -6 26
12 Golden Arrows 23 7 4 12 29 35 -6 25
13 Maritzburg United 23 5 10 8 20 30 -10 25
14 Black Leopards 23 6 5 12 25 42 -17 23
15 Santos 23 5 4 14 27 39 -12 19
16 Jomo Cosmos 22 2 10 10 17 31 -14 16

Round fixtures

Saturday 07 April 2012

15h00 – Golden Arrows v Free State Stars – Princess Magogo Stadium
18h00 – SuperSport United v Bidvest Wits – Lucas Moripe Stadium
20h15 – Ajax Cape Town v Moroka Swallows – Cape Town Stadium
20h15 – Platinum Stars v Kaizer Chiefs – Royal Bafokeng Stadium

Sunday 08 April 2012

15h00 – Bloemfontein Celtic v AmaZulu – Free State Stadium
15h00 – Maritzburg United v Santos – Harry Gwala Stadium

Monday 09 April 2012

18h00 – Orlando Pirates v Jomo Cosmos – Orlando Stadium

Wednesday 11 April 2012

19h30 – Black Leopards v Mamelodi Sundowns – Peter Mokaba Stadium

Club information

SuperSport United

Coach: Gavin Hunt (South Africa)
Nickname: Matsatsantsa
Formed: 1994
Physical address: 137 Bram Fischer Drive, Ferndale, Randburg, 2125
Tel: +2711 686 6431
Fax: +2711 686 7787
Email: info@supersportunited.co.za
Website: www.supersportunited.co.za
Major honours: League titles: 3 (2008, 2009, 2010); Top Eight Cup titles: 1 (2004); FA Cup titles: 2 (1999, 2005).
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

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

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