Kaizer Chiefs Vs Mamelodi Sundowns Match Preview Today

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Here’s everything you need to know about the high-stakes clash between Mamelodi Sundowns and Kaizer Chiefs.

 

Mamelodi Sundowns could clinch their seventh consecutive Premier Soccer League title with a victory against Kaizer Chiefs. Sundowns have been remarkable this season, maintaining an undefeated record in league play.

 

While Sundowns chase another PSL crown, the Soweto giants are in danger of missing the 2024/25 MTN8 tournament.

 

Catch all the details on this pivotal matchup, including TV channels, streaming information, team news, and more.

 

 

Match Information

 

  • Fixture: Kaizer Chiefs vs. Mamelodi Sundowns
  • Date: May 2, 2024
  • Time: 19:30 South Africa Time
  • Location: FNB Stadium

 

 

Where to Watch Chiefs vs. Sundowns Online and on TV

 

  • TV Channel: SuperSport TV’s PSL Channel 202
  • Online Streaming: DStv.com/DStv Now App

 

 

Team News and Starting Line-ups for Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns

 

 

Team News & Squads for Kaizer Chiefs

 

Amakhosi will be missing versatile defender Edmilson Dove due to a suspension.

 

Veteran goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune is out for the Thursday night game, as is Keagan Dolly, both sidelined by a severe flu.

 

Nkosingiphile Ngcobo and Tebogo Potsane are also unavailable, nursing injuries ahead of the crucial match.

 

Projected Chiefs Starting XI:

 

  1. Bvuma
  2. Solomons
  3. Hlanti
  4. Kwinika
  5. Msimango
  6. Sithebe
  7. Mthethwa
  8. Saile
  9. Mmodi
  10. Shabalala
  11. Du Preez

 

Kaizer Chiefs Key Players

 

  • Keagan Dolly: Although he is missing due to illness, Dolly has been a creative force for Kaizer Chiefs, known for his vision and ability to link midfield with attack. His absence may impact Chiefs’ offensive play.
  • Mduduzi Shabalala: A young talent with quick footwork and creativity. Shabalala has the potential to unlock defenses with his dribbling skills and playmaking abilities.
  • Yusuf Maart: A versatile midfielder, Maart brings balance to the team, contributing to both defensive duties and attacking build-up. His work rate and positioning are crucial in maintaining midfield control.
  • Zitha Kwinika: Kwinika’s leadership and defensive stability are key for Kaizer Chiefs’ backline. His experience helps organize the defense and provides a solid platform for counter-attacks.

 

 

Team News & Squads for Mamelodi Sundowns

 

Coach Rhulani Mokwena is likely to field his strongest team for this challenging match, but he may have to do without key player Teboho Mokoena, who is recovering from a hamstring injury.

 

Rushine de Reuck and Abdel Boutouil are also on the injured list, joined by veteran goalkeeper Denis Onyango.

 

Probable Sundowns Starting XI:

 

  1. Williams
  2. Mudau
  3. Modiba
  4. Mvala
  5. Kekana
  6. Aubaas
  7. Allende
  8. Lorch
  9. Zwane
  10. Ribeiro
  11. Shalulile

 

Mamelodi Sundowns Key Players

 

  • Peter Shalulile: A prolific forward, Shalulile is known for his goal-scoring prowess and ability to find space in the box. His speed and movement are constant threats to any defense.
  • Marcelo Allende: An influential midfielder, Allende has a creative spark that helps Sundowns control the pace of the game. His passing accuracy and vision are vital for initiating attacks.
  • Ronwen Williams: The goalkeeper is a reliable presence at the back for Sundowns. Williams’ shot-stopping ability and leadership from the back are critical for organizing the defense and maintaining clean sheets.
  • Aubrey Modiba: A dynamic full-back who contributes both defensively and offensively. Modiba’s pace and crossing ability make him a threat on the flanks, while his defensive discipline ensures stability at the back.

 

 

Head-to-Head Record: Kaizer Chiefs vs Mamelodi Sundowns

 

Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns have met 6 times since May 2022. Mamelodi Sundowns have won 4 of these matches, while 2 ended in draws.

 

The most recent encounter was on September 23, 2023, in the 8 Cup, where Mamelodi Sundowns won 2-1. Across these 6 matches, Kaizer Chiefs have scored a total of 4 goals, while Mamelodi Sundowns have scored 11, indicating a stronger recent head-to-head record for Mamelodi Sundowns.

 

Recent Matches

 

Date Competition Home Team Score Away Team
Sep 23, 2023 8 Cup Mamelodi Sundowns 2-1 Kaizer Chiefs
Sep 2, 2023 8 Cup Kaizer Chiefs 1-1 Mamelodi Sundowns
Aug 9, 2023 Premier League Mamelodi Sundowns 2-1 Kaizer Chiefs
Jan 21, 2023 Premier League Kaizer Chiefs 0-1 Mamelodi Sundowns
Aug 13, 2022 Premier League Mamelodi Sundowns 4-0 Kaizer Chiefs
May 8, 2022 Premier League Kaizer Chiefs 1-1 Mamelodi Sundowns

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Current Season Performance

 

Kaizer Chiefs:

 

  • Matches Played: 25
  • Wins: 9
  • Draws: 6
  • Losses: 10
  • Goals Scored: 21 (0.84 per match)
  • Goals Conceded: 20 (0.80 per match)

 

Mamelodi Sundowns:

 

  • Matches Played: 23
  • Wins: 18
  • Draws: 5
  • Losses: 0
  • Goals Scored: 42 (1.83 per match)
  • Goals Conceded: 8 (0.35 per match)

 

 

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