From the suspension of all football in South Africa due to Covid-19 to Mamelodi Sundowns snatching the Absa Premiership title from Kaizer Chiefs on the final day of the season. SoccerClub takes a look at the statistics that made the 2019-20 PSL season.
1,392,892 – The total number of fans that attended games throughout the season, with an average of 7,570 in attendance.
80,808 – The highest-attended game of the season was the thrilling Soweto derby when Amakhosi beat Pirates 3-2 at the FNB Stadium on 9 November 2019.
508 – The total number of goals scored in the league campaign, which is the third lowest in the history of the PSL, with an average of 2.12 per match.
399 – The number of days the 2019-20 Absa Premiership season lasted, the longest in the history of the PSL.
379 – The number of days Chiefs led the league table with 153 days during lockdown.
240 – The number of matches played to complete the 2019-20 season.
99 – Bidvest Wits sold their PSL status to Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila (TTM) after 99 years of existence.
50 – Five teams ended the campaign with 50-plus points, including Sundowns, Chiefs, Pirates, Wits and SuperSport.
31 – The number of minutes Sundowns were at the top of the league standings to lift the title.
24 – Amakhosi have scored the most goals from set-piece situations this season, which include free kicks, penalties, corners and throw-ins.
20 – This was the first time in PSL history that more than one team scored less than 20 goals in a season (Chippa United  and Baroka ).
16 – The number of players to have been shown their marching orders this season.
13 – SuperSport United goalkeeper Rowen Williams walked away with the Golden Glove after keeping the most clean sheets (13).
9 – Lebogang Manyama and Surprise Ralani finished joint top of the assists for the season, with nine apiece.
8 – Eight players finished the season with 10-plus league goals, the highest number of double-digit goalscorers in a single league campaign since 2010-11 (11 players).
5 – Sundowns became the fifth team to go top of the league table this season after Chiefs, Bidvest Wits, Baroka and Polokwane City.
2 – Gabadinho Mhango and Peter Shalulile finished as joint top-scorers in the league after bagging 16 goals.
1 – Mamelodi Sundowns became the first side to win three successive titles twice after clinching a record-extending 10th league title.
0 – No team has managed to score 50 goals for the third consecutive season, with Sundowns the last team to do so during the 2016-17 campaign.
11 – Golden Arrows forward Ntsako Makhubela conceded the most cautions throughout the season after picking up 11 yellow cards.
30 – AmaZulu accumulated the most yellow cards with 30, with a total of 72 yellows dished out this season.
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