Premier League: Mamelodi Sundowns grabs a 2-1 win against Chippa United 2-1

TSHWANE. Mamelodi Sundowns beat Chippa United to win 2-1. A goal from T. Lebitso was decisive in the 90min.

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TSHWANE. Mamelodi Sundowns conquered Chippa United to win 2-1. A goal from T. Lebitso was decisive in the 90min. It was Mamelodi Sundowns to strike first with a goal of T. Mokoena at the 14′. Then Peter Shalulile scored again for Mamelodi Sundowns in the 67′ minute with a goal. Eventually, T. Lebitso reduced the distance for Chippa United with a goal. However, that was it, and the result remained 2-1.​ Mamelodi Sundowns took advantage of its superior ball possession (60%).

The match was played at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium stadium in Tshwane on Tuesday and it started at 7:30 pm local time. The referee was Olani Jethro Kwinda who had the assistance of Khamusi Razwimisani and Brian Kganyago. The 4th official was Given Letlaka.

Match Statistics

Mamelodi Sundowns was in firm control of the ball 60% while Chippa United was struggling with a 40% ball possession.

Chippa United was more aggressive with 74 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 4 were on target. Anyway, Mamelodi Sundowns managed to find the solution to win this contest.​

Mamelodi Sundowns shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target. On the opposite side, Chippa United shot 9 times, 4 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Mamelodi Sundowns received 2 yellow cards (T. Mokoena and ). On the opposite side, Chippa United received 1 yellow card (S. Mkhize).

After playing this match, Mamelodi Sundowns will have 37 points to stay in the 1st place. Regarding the opposition, Chippa United will stay with 19 points like Golden Arrows, Cape Town City and Orlando Pirates to stay in the 9th place.

Match Events

  • 14'
    14'

    T. Mokoena

    Aubrey Modiba

  • 46'
    46'

    Elmo Kambindu

    E. Ighodaro

  • 56'
    56'

    Peter Shalulile

    Cassius Mailula

  • 56'
    56'

    Lesedi Kapinga

    Haashim Domingo

  • 57'
    57'

    Gastón Sirino

    Themba Zwane

  • 60'
    60'

    S. Luthuli

    A. Mbenyane

  • 61'
    61'

    R. Maarman

    B. Poggenpoel

  • 65'
    65'

    Sipho Mbule

    Sphelele Mkhulise

  • 66'
    66'

    Sifiso Ngobeni 

    Aubrey Modiba

  • 67'
    67'

    Peter Shalulile

  • 82'
    82'

    S. Mkhize

  • 86'
    86'

    Sipho Mbule

  • 90'
    90'

    T. Lebitso

    R. Maarman

  • 90'
    90'

    T. Mokoena

  • 90'
    90'

    T. Mokoena

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Mamelodi Sundowns will host SuperSport United on the 16th of January with a 20-7 head to head record in favor of Mamelodi Sundowns (8 draws).

Chippa United will host Cape Town City on the 14th of January with a 8-3 head to head in favor of Cape Town City (6 draws).

Mamelodi Sundowns: Formation and Lineups

Mamelodi Sundowns started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Rhulani Mokwena chose to play with the following team: Ronwen Williams, Khuliso Mudau, Rushine De Reuck, Mothobi Mvala, Aubrey Maphosa Modiba, Marcelo Allende, Teboho Mokoena, Sphelele Mkhulise, Cassius Mailula, Domingo and Themba Zwane.

Substitutes

Mamelodi Sundowns made 5 changes: Cassius Mailula for Peter Shalulile (56′), Haashim Domingo for Lesedi Kapinga (56′), Themba Zwane for Gastón Sirino (57′), Sphelele Mkhulise for Sipho Mbule (65′) and Aubrey Modiba for Sifiso Ngobeni  (66′).

Chippa United: Formation and Lineups

Chippa United started with a 4-4-1-1 line-up (4-4-1-1).

Regarding the opposition, Morgan Mammila played with: Lloyd Junior Kazapua, Zuko Mdunyelwa, Roscoe Pietersen, Brooklyn Poggenpoel, Sirgio Kammies, Thabiso Lebitso, Siphesihle Mkhize, Justice Chabalala, Azola Matrose, Andile Mbenyane and Etiosa Godspower Ighodaro.

Substitutes

Chippa United made 3 changes: E. Ighodaro for Elmo Kambindu (46′), A. Mbenyane for S. Luthuli (60′) and B. Poggenpoel for R. Maarman (61′).

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