Stats: Soweto derby in numbers

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  • Post published:March 2, 2020

SoccerClub takes a look at the overall statistics after Kaizer Chiefs edged Orlando Pirates 1-0 at the FNB Stadium over the weekend.

Amakhosi managed to do the double over Pirates in the Absa Premiership and collected all six points available, with Chiefs securing a 3-2 first-leg win before claiming a narrow 1-0 victory on Saturday.

Ernst Middendorp’s men have now moved seven points clear of Mamelodi Sundowns (second place) and seven points clear of Pirates (third place), with nine games remaining in the PSL season.

Here are the Soweto derby overall statistics in full:

80,808 – The total attendance in a packed FNB Stadium.

36 – Pirates goalkeeper Wayne Sandilands was the oldest player on the field, while Chiefs right back Reeve Frolser the youngest, aged 22.

30 – The minute in which Kaizer Chiefs attacking midfielder Lebogang Manyama scored the only goal of the game.

22 – The total number of fouls committed during 90 minutes of play with both Chiefs and Pirates conceding 11 fouls apiece.

19 – Pirates had the most number of shots at goal with 19 compared to Amakhosi, who produced 12 shots in total.

16 – There was a total of 16 corners throughout the clash, with Pirates claiming 13 corners to Chiefs’ three.

9 – A total of nine offside decisions, three for Pirates and six for Chiefs.

7 – The number of shots on target with the Buccaneers hitting the target six times, while Chiefs one managed one which produced the goal.

3 – Mthokozisi Dube, Gabadinho Mhango and Happy Jele were the only players to receive yellow cards.

2 – The Glamour Boys have now claimed back-to-back victories over the Buccaneers in the two-legged fixture in the PSL.

1 – Amakhosi remained first on the log after snatching all three points, while Pirates stalled in third place after failing to close the gap on their Soweto rivals.

0 – No red cards were issue to any players from Pirates or Chiefs.