Stellenbosch fights AmaZulu in Premier League battle

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Competition: South Africa Premier League
Competition: Fri 09.April
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)
Venue: Danie Craven Stadium

Struggling Stellenbosch will be hoping to pull off an upset when they welcome high-flying AmaZulu in the upcoming league round. It’s 12th vs 3rd and the home crowd will have moderate expectations.

These are busy days for the home team, as they were in action only three days ago in the Premier League. That game was an away game at Kaizer Chiefs, so at least Stellenbosch are thankful to return home in this one. Game on!

These teams have little in common geographically as AmaZulu have to travel 1600 kilometers to reach their opponents. The trip home will be especially long if the match ends in defeat.

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Stellenbosch form and stats

The home fans haven’t been spoiled with victories in the Premier League this season. Stellenbosch have only managed 2 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses from their games here at Danie Craven Stadium.

The spoils were shared after 90 minutes before that, a home game that ended 1-1 versus SuperSport United.

Stellenbosch are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 12 goals in 10 games. On the other hand, Stellenbosch have conceded 13 goals.

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AmaZulu form and stats

The visitors are W4-D4-L2 on the road this term. That's in the Premier League. Things are running smoothly for AmaZulu who hasn't tasted defeat in their last eleven matches, regardless of venue and tournament. Their last defeat was against Kaizer Chiefs. AmaZulu are enjoying a nice run from their away games now, having played eight in a row without losing.

Did you know that the longest clean sheet streak is 1816 minutes? This record is held by Mazaropi when he played in Vasco da Gama. AmaZulu goalkeeper Veli Mothwa is eager to challenge this, with his 383 minutes of keeping balls out from the net.

That result followed a home victory 2-0 versus Tshakhuma.

AmaZulu are scoring more than one goal per away game on average, having accumulated 12 away goals from 10 games (in the league). It's not easy to score on AmaZulu as they have only conceded 9 goals from these away games. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 1 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

This is not the first time this season these parties meet, as the history books show this recent fixture: AmaZulu - Stellenbosch 2-1. Stellenbosch-AmaZulu H2H statistics last three meetings regardless of arena: Stellenbosch zero wins, AmaZulu two wins, one draw. one of these three matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

StellenboschS. Dimgba
S. Dimgba
7 goals
AmaZuluA. Memela
A. Memela
6 goals
AmaZuluL. Majoro
L. Majoro
5 goals

Stellenbosch missing players

AmaZulu missing players

Stellenbosch AmaZulu
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
21 10 3 Played P 4 10 21
5 2 0 Won W 3 4 10
8 4 1 Drew D 1 4 7
8 4 2 Lost L 0 2 4
23 12 3 Scored S 5 12 28
26 13 6 Conceded C 1 9 19
90% 90% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 90% 90%
76% 90% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 60% 67%
43% 40% 67% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 20% 24%
19% 20% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 10% 14%
5% 10% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 10% 10%
62% 70% 100% BTTS BTTS 25% 50% 48%
24% 30% 0% Clean Sheets C S 75% 40% 38%
24% 10% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 20% 24%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.5 2 2.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.8 1.2 1.5
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
6.4 7.5 7.7 Shots (avg) S ( 3.8 5 5.8
2.1 2.1 1.7 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3 2.6 2.8
54% 53% 60% Goal Efficiency G E 42% 43% 47%

  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 19 12 7 0 32 10 10 6 4 0 16 5 9 6 3 0 16 5 22 43
2 Golden Arrows 21 9 10 2 31 20 11 5 5 1 15 9 10 4 5 1 16 11 11 37
3 AmaZulu 21 10 7 4 28 19 11 6 3 2 16 10 10 4 4 2 12 9 9 37
4 SuperSport United 21 9 8 4 29 20 11 5 6 0 14 8 10 4 2 4 15 12 9 35
5 Orlando Pirates 21 9 8 4 24 16 10 5 5 0 12 6 11 4 3 4 12 10 8 35
6 Moroka Swallows 20 7 12 1 24 16 9 4 5 0 10 5 11 3 7 1 14 11 8 33
7 Cape Town City 21 6 9 6 30 29 10 3 4 3 17 16 11 3 5 3 13 13 1 27
8 TS Galaxy 21 6 8 7 22 22 10 4 2 4 10 12 11 2 6 3 12 10 0 26
9 Kaizer Chiefs 19 5 8 6 19 21 10 2 5 3 10 12 9 3 3 3 9 9 -2 23
10 Bloemfontein Celtic 21 5 8 8 22 25 11 5 5 1 13 8 10 0 3 7 9 17 -3 23
11 Baroka 21 5 8 8 21 29 11 3 3 5 11 17 10 2 5 3 10 12 -8 23
12 Stellenbosch 20 5 7 8 23 26 10 2 4 4 12 13 10 3 3 4 11 13 -3 22
13 Maritzburg United 20 5 5 10 21 25 11 3 3 5 13 14 9 2 2 5 8 11 -4 20
14 Chippa United 21 3 8 10 19 31 8 1 4 3 7 10 13 2 4 7 12 21 -12 17
15 Tshakhuma 20 3 7 10 12 28 10 2 3 5 8 16 10 1 4 5 4 12 -16 16
16 Black Leopards 21 3 4 14 16 36 11 2 1 8 8 20 10 1 3 6 8 16 -20 13