STELLENBOSCH. Sekhukhune United conquers Stellenbosch 1-0 after C. Ohizu scored just 1 goal (34′). Stellenbosch lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (56%).
Júnior Mendieta missed a decisive penalty (86′). That would have allowed Stellenbosch to draw the match.
The match was played at the Danie Craven Stadium (Stellenbosch) stadium in Stellenbosch on Saturday and it started at 5:30 pm local time. The referee was Thokozani Mkhize with the collaboration of Sandile Dilikane and Lalelani Mngadi. The 4th official was Thabo Twayise. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 22.4 degrees Celsius or 72.37 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 63%.
Stellenbosch was in firm control of the ball 56% while Sekhukhune United was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Stellenbosch was more aggressive with 44 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 5 were on target. Even so, Sekhukhune United managed to find the solution to win this match.
Stellenbosch shot 11 times, 5 on target, 6 off target. On the other side, Sekhukhune United shot 6 times, 2 on target, 4 off target.
Stellenbosch received 4 yellow cards (Athenkosi Mcaba, Devon Titus, Molahlehi Khunyedi and Júnior Mendieta). Talking about the opposition, Sekhukhune United received 1 yellow card (Given Mashikinya).
After playing this match, Stellenbosch will stay with 17 points to stay in the 13th place. On the opposite side, Sekhukhune United will have 18 points like TS Galaxy to stay in the 12th place.
Antonio Van Wyk
Dean David Van Rooyen
Sekhukhune United will host Moroka Swallows on the 20th of January with a 2-1 head to head stats in favor of Moroka Swallows (0 draws).
Stellenbosch: Formation and Lineups
Stellenbosch adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Steve Barker chose to play with the following team: Sage Stephens, Deano van Rooyen, Olwethu Makhanya, Lasse Sobiech, Solomon Letsoenyo, Sibongiseni Mthethwa, Sihle Nduli, Ibraheem Jabaar, Titus, Júnior Mendieta and Jayden Adams.
Stellenbosch made 5 changes: Lasse Sobiech for Athenkosi Mcaba (41′), Sihle Nduli for Antonio Van Wyk (46′), Sibongiseni Mthethwa for Sinethemba Mngomezulu (46′), Dean David Van Rooyen for Molahlehi Khunyedi (66′) and Kganyane Letsoenyo for Qobolwakhe Sibande (76′).
Sekhukhune United: Formation and Lineups
Also Sekhukhune United adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
On the other side, Brandon Truter played with: Badra Ali Sangaré, Nyiko Mobbie, Daniel Cardoso, Edwin Gyimah, Philani Zulu, Sammy Seabi, Given Mashikinya, Rodrick Kabwe, Vusumuzi Mncube, Chibuike Ohizu and Victor Letsoalo.
Sekhukhune United made 4 changes: Vusimuzi Mncube for Elias Mokwana (64′), Vusimuzi Mncube for Tshegofatso Mabasa (62′), Philani Zulu for Siphosakhe Ntiya-Ntiya (76′) and Victor Letsoalo for Mzwanele Mahashe (79′).
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