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Caf Champions League: Big Match Stats Pack - Mamelodi Sundowns vs Otoho d'Oyo

11:15 SAST 2019/08/24
Mamelodi Sundowns Pitso Mosimane August 2019
After a 2-1 first leg defeat to Otoho, Masandawana look to overturn the deficit in Tshwane. Here are some interesting stats ahead of the encounter

  • Wydad Casablanca v Mamelodi Sundowns, Pitso Mosimane, March 2019

    Otoho on form, but Champions League away record a worry

    Otoho are currently on a four-game winning streak in all competitions but they have won none of their previous three away games in the competition.

    Their best result was a goalless draw with Zimbabwe's FC Platinum, and Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane will undoubtedly look to take advantage of this.  

  • Mamelodi Sundowns v Al Ahly, April 2019

    Sundowns relish home ground advantage

    While Sundowns may have struggled in recent games since their defeat to Otoho, they will favour their chances of overturning the 2-1 deficit at home.

    The Brazilians have not lost any of their last six home games in all competitions.

  • Thapelo Morena of Sundowns vs AS Vita Club

    The dangermen

    All eyes will be on Thapelo Morena who opened his Champions League account in the first leg. The Downs full-back has relished the opportunity of playing in a more advanced role this season. 

    Meanwhile, for Otoho, Alex Nganou is one of the men to watch having also found the target alongside Fousseni Yacoubou in the first leg. 

  • Sundowns, Wayne Arendse

    Sundowns leak goals

    With Sundowns defender Ricardo Nascimento ruled out with injury, the Tshwane giants have not had the same solidity.

    Sundowns have conceded four goals in five games across all competitions and this would give Otoho hope to come up with an upset.  

  • Denis Onyango, Sundowns, April 2019

    Otoho's attacking prowess

    Last season, Otoho won the league title by a whopping 10 points.

    What made their win all the more impressive was the number of goals they scored in their campaign, 55 in just 26 games. 

    This could see Sundowns No.1 Denis Onyango, who has only kept one clean sheet so far this season, in for a difficult evening