MATCH CENTRE

TUE 14 FEBRUARY 2017, 15:00, NELSON MANDELA BAY STADIUM

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Chippa welcome Sundowns challenge

by BackPageTXT

Mon February 13, 14:30

Chippa United will chase a second successive Absa Premiership win in 2017 when they host Mamelodi Sundowns on 14 February, kick-off at 19h30.

Chippa returned to winning form in the league with a 2-1 victory at home to Baroka FC on February 7.

The Eastern Cape side has claimed 14 points from eight home matches this season.

The Chilli Boys are placed ninth on the Absa Premiership log with 19 points from 15 matches.

Sundowns claimed a fourth successive league win when they crushed Orlando Pirates 6-0 at home on February 11.

The Tshwane side has claimed 10 points from five away matches this season.

The Brazilians are placed fifth on the Absa Premiership log with 25 points from 11 matches.

In head-to-head stats, Chippa and Sundowns have met in six league matches since 2012/13.

The Brazilians have an unbeaten record in the sequence, with four wins and two draws.

Chippa have recorded two draws and a loss from their three home league clashes against ‘Downs.

The Brazilians completed a league ‘double’ over the Chilli Boys last season, winning 1-0 in the Eastern Cape and 3-0 in the return game in Tshwane.

Chippa have not scored a league goal against Sundowns in almost two calendar years – their last was in a 1-1 home draw in October 2014.

Chippa’s line-up from their 2-1 win over Baroka: Akpeyi, Thopola, Kama, Mdaki, Mako, Sangweni, Zuku, Masuku (Bereng 86’), Wambi (Mashego 36’), Mbenyane (Mokondelela 62’), Manzini.

Sundowns’ line-up from their 6-0 win over Pirates: Onyango, Morena, Langerman (Hachi 78'), Nascimento (Nthethe 63'), Bangaly, Kekana, T.Zwane, Mabunda, Laffor (54'), Billiat, Tau.

MATCH STATISTICS
MATCH VENUE REFEREE
LEAGUE MATCH NELSON MANDELA BAY STADIUM
CHIPPA UNITED GOALS MAMELODI SUNDOWNS GOALS
55. Rhulani Manzini (36') 6. Wayne Arendse (18')
CAUTIONS DISMISSALS CAUTIONS DISMISSALS
3
CHIPPA UNITED STARTING LINEUP MAMELODI SUNDOWNS STARTING LINEUP
Goalkeeper
16
Goalkeeper
40
Defender
85'
6
Defender
20
Defender
24
Defender
0
Defender
34'
13
29
Midfielder
39'
27
Defender
18'
6
Midfielder
7
Midfielder
16
Midfielder
36'
82'
55
Midfielder
63'
10
Midfielder
15
Midfielder
83'
18
Midfielder
62'
21
Midfielder
13
Forward/Striker
90 + 2'
41
Forward/Striker
25
Forward/Striker
23
Forward/Striker
72'
24
SUBSTITUTIONS
Linda Shiba
Midfielder
82'
0
Thapelo Morena
Midfielder
63'
27
Zaphaniah Mbokoma
Midfielder
85'
0
Tebogo Langerman
Defender
72'
4
Pentjie Zulu
Defender
90 + 2'
0
Asavela Mbekile
Midfielder
83'
5
CARDS
Justice Chabalala
Defender
34'
13
Christopher Bergman
Midfielder
39'
27
Thamsanqa Sangweni
Midfielder
62'
21
KEY
Goal
Penalty Missed
Yellow Card
Substitute IN
Own Goal
Penalty Shootout Goal
Yellow / Red Card
Substitute OUT
Penalty
Penalty Shootout Miss
Red Card
Injury
GALLERY
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