Mamelodi Sundowns greet Sekhukhune United as clear favourites: Check out our match preview

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Competition: South Africa Premier League
Competition: Sat 27.November
Match begins: 13:30 (UTC)
Venue: Loftus Versfeld Stadium (51762 seats)

Mamelodi Sundowns and Sekhukhune United are both successful in the Premier League with their 1st and 3rd spots respectively. This could be a top fixture!

Insights:
  • Mamelodi Sundowns have the most scored goals (19) in Premier League
  • Sekhukhune United is in the best form (5-0-1) in Premier League

Not a lot of time to rest for the hosting team, as they featured in a Premier League fixture only three days back. This match was also played here at Loftus Versfeld Stadium. With two consecutive home games the intense schedule is somewhat softened. Still, Sekhukhune United have had more rest.

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Mamelodi Sundowns form and stats

5-1-0 is the performance here at Loftus Versfeld Stadium so far in the Premier League, giving Mamelodi Sundowns a total of 16 from their 6 games here. Outstanding results! Mamelodi Sundowns has a nice streak going on as they have played eleven consecutive leaguegames without losing (regardless of home/away). They are keen to extend their tally, a streak that began after the AmaZulu defeat 98 days ago.

The home supporters saw a 2-2 draw versus SuperSport United in the Premier League last time out and are looking for a win here. Opportunity lost for Mamelodi Sundowns in the SuperSport United match as a lead 2-0 was lost and what looked like a victory ended in a draw.

Preceding that game was the away draw at Cape Town City that finished 0-0.

Mamelodi are believed to win this game, given a winning chance of about 70% by the bookmakers. We have checked our records for their performance in similar circumstances and found ten matches and the win/draw/lost stats: Won seven, drew three and lost zero.

Mamelodi can score goals in their home matches. After 6 league matches they have found the net 12 times. Mamelodi have showed great defending skills in these home games, allowing the opposition to score only 2 goals.

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Sekhukhune United form and stats

The Sekhukhune goalkeeper Toaster Nsabata is collecting clean sheets like a laundry worker. It's been 193 league minutes without conceding a goal, and counting.

Impressive finishing from Edwin Gyimah secured the home win 1-0 against Real Kings in their previous game.

Before that one, a nice away victory 1-0 at Moroka Swallows.

We have done a similar check as we did with the hometeam, looking up recent matches where Sekhukhune United played away with similar odds. This revealed one game. The visitors overcame the odds to win zero times, zero were draws and the home team won as expected one time.

The visiting Sekhukhune United have scored more than one goal per away game in the league so far. The grand total is 5 goals from 5 games. They concede less than a goal on average per away game (3 so far).

Head 2 Head

Top Goalscorers

Mamelodi SundownsP. Shalulile
P. Shalulile
9 goals
Sekhukhune UnitedC. Ohizu
C. Ohizu
5 goals
MamelodiT. Zwane
T. Zwane
2 goals

Mamelodi Sundowns missing players

Sekhukhune United missing players

Mamelodi Sundowns Sekhukhune United
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
11 6 2 Played P 0 5 11
8 5 1 Won W 0 3 6
3 1 1 Drew D 0 0 2
0 0 0 Lost L 0 2 3
19 12 4 Scored S 0 5 11
2 2 2 Conceded C 0 3 6
82% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 100% 100%
55% 67% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 40% 45%
36% 50% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 20% 9%
18% 17% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
9% 17% 50% BTTS BTTS 0% 20% 27%
91% 83% 50% Clean Sheets C S 0% 60% 55%
18% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 20% 18%
 
4.5 6.2 6 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 1.5
4.5 5.7 5 Corners against (avg) C A 0 2.4 2.6
1.4 1 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 1.6 1.5
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
7.5 8 6.5 Shots (avg) S ( 0 2.8 3.3
3.2 3.5 2.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 1.4 1.6
54% 57% 80% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 71% 61%
 
4.8 5.5 8.5 Shots against (avg) S A 0 5.2 4.4
1.8 2.2 3.5 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 0 1.8 1.8
Key stats in Premier League this season:
  • Mamelodi Sundowns have created more than twice as many corners as Sekhukhune United.
  • Mamelodi Sundowns have not yet lost a game.
  • Mamelodi Sundowns have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Mamelodi Sundowns have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Mamelodi Sundowns have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Sekhukhune United have scored away.
  • Mamelodi Sundowns have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • Mamelodi Sundowns have the fewest conceded goals (2) in Premier League
  • Mamelodi Sundowns have the fewest conceded goals in the first half (0) in Premier League
  • Mamelodi Sundowns have the fewest conceded goals in the second half (2) in Premier League
  • Mamelodi Sundowns have the most clean sheets (10) in Premier League
  • Mamelodi Sundowns have the most points (16) at home in Premier League
  • Mamelodi Sundowns have the most scored goals (12) at home in Premier League
  • Mamelodi Sundowns have the most scored goals (19) in Premier League
  • Mamelodi Sundowns have the most scored goals in the second half (14) in Premier League
  • Mamelodi Sundowns have the the best goal difference (+10) at home in Premier League
  • Mamelodi Sundowns have the the best goal difference (+17) in Premier League
  • Mamelodi Sundowns have won significantly more corners at home than away.
  • Mamelodi Sundowns haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Sekhukhune United have conceded at least twice as many corners as they have won away.
  • Sekhukhune United have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Sekhukhune United have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • Sekhukhune United haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Sekhukhune United is in the best form (5-0-1) in Premier League

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Mamelodi Sundowns 11 8 3 0 19 2 6 5 1 0 12 2 5 3 2 0 7 0 17 27
2 Stellenbosch 12 5 6 1 15 11 6 3 2 1 6 6 6 2 4 0 9 5 4 21
3 Sekhukhune United 11 6 2 3 11 6 6 3 2 1 6 3 5 3 0 2 5 3 5 20
4 SuperSport United 12 5 4 3 17 11 6 4 0 2 11 7 6 1 4 1 6 4 6 19
5 Kaizer Chiefs 12 5 4 3 14 12 6 3 1 2 10 8 6 2 3 1 4 4 2 19
6 Real Kings 11 5 3 3 18 13 6 4 1 1 11 7 5 1 2 2 7 6 5 18
7 Orlando Pirates 12 4 6 2 14 10 5 2 2 1 6 6 7 2 4 1 8 4 4 18
8 AmaZulu 12 3 7 2 10 9 6 2 4 0 4 1 6 1 3 2 6 8 1 16
9 Cape Town City 10 3 4 3 8 11 6 2 3 1 6 7 4 1 1 2 2 4 -3 13
10 Golden Arrows 11 2 6 3 14 15 6 2 3 1 7 5 5 0 3 2 7 10 -1 12
11 Maritzburg United 12 3 3 6 6 10 5 2 1 2 2 3 7 1 2 4 4 7 -4 12
12 Chippa United 11 2 4 5 4 11 5 0 4 1 1 3 6 2 0 4 3 8 -7 10
13 Baroka 10 2 2 6 7 11 5 2 1 2 4 3 5 0 1 4 3 8 -4 8
14 TS Galaxy 11 2 2 7 8 16 6 2 2 2 5 5 5 0 0 5 3 11 -8 8
15 Moroka Swallows 11 1 5 5 2 10 5 1 2 2 2 5 6 0 3 3 0 5 -8 8
16 Tshakhuma 11 1 5 5 5 14 5 0 4 1 2 6 6 1 1 4 3 8 -9 8