MTN8: Big Match Stats Pack - SuperSport United vs Mamelodi Sundowns

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All the statistics you need to know ahead of the big Cup match on Sunday afternoon

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    Head-to-Head

    This will be the 14th Cup meeting between SuperSport and their Tshwane rivals Sundowns.

    Sundowns have claimed eight wins compared to five for SuperSport.

    The teams’ most recent Cup meeting was in the quarter-finals of the 2016 MTN8, with Sundowns recording a 3-1 home win.

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    SuperSport's solid backline

    Matsatsatsa's defence has done very well since they lost 2-0 to Sundowns in their opening PSL match of the 2019/20 season.

    They have kept three clean sheets and conceded once in their last four matches across all competitions.

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    Sundowns' leaking defence

    The Brazilians' defence has been leaking goals since they started the new campaign with an impressive win in the Tshwane Derby against SuperSport.

    They have kept only one clean sheet and conceded five goals in their last six matches across all competitions.

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    Free-scoring teams

    SuperSport and Sundowns are both in top goalscoring form and one can expect fireworks when the two teams clash in Atteridgeville.

    Matsatsantsa have scored nine goals in their last four matches, while the Brazilians have found the back of the net 10 times in their previous four games.

    The two teams are yet to be involved in a goalless draw this season.

     

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    Unbeaten Sundowns

    The three-time MTN8 champions will put their unbeaten record on the line in domestic competitions this season.

    They have recorded three wins and two draws in five matches including the 3-1 win over Bloemfontein Celtic in the MTN8 quarter-finals.

     

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    Key Players

    Two in-form players will come face-to-face in Sunday's Tshwane Derby clash.

    Bradley Grobler is the dangerman for SuperSport having netted four goals across all competitions including one against Bidvest Wits in the MTN8 quarter-finals.

    While Themba Zwane has been in good goalscoring form for Sundowns having found the back of the net four times including once against SuperSport in a league game.