Kaizer chefs are about to qualify for the CAF Champions League semi-finals, and there are a number of interesting stats behind their success.
The Glamor Boys are in Tanzania to face Simba SC in Dar es Salaam on Saturday with a 4-0 lead in the first leg.
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The kick-off will take place at 3:00 p.m. KST.
Although their national struggles are well documented, the Chiefs surprised almost everyone in the country, if not across the continent, by reaching the quarter-finals of Africa’s premier club competition.
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And there are some interesting stats that were important in reaching the quarter-finals and maybe the semi-finals, depending on the outcome of Saturday’s game at Simba.
The number of clean sheets the Kaizer Chiefs have kept in the CAF Champions League is impressive.
They kept a huge NEW clean sheets in just 11 games so far, and that has been the key to their success.
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In addition, the leaders did not concede ALL six of their home games in the competition.
UNMATCHED AT HOME
Another key factor for teams keen to conquer Africa is to keep the home record intact.
And that’s exactly what the Chiefs have done in the CAF Champions League so far as they are undefeated at home so far.
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Amakhosi have drawn three and won three of their six home games – and it bears repeating that they did so without conceding.
WINS, LOSSES AND DRAWS
As the Chiefs kept it very tight at the back, that meant their opponents struggled to beat them.
They have lost just once in 11 matches, recording five wins and five draws in the process.
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And that’s impressive for a team struggling to find their feet under a new manager, especially with players still haunted by memories of last season when they failed to win the league.
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This notice was published: 2021-05-22 06:36:21