Five Stats from PSL Wednesday matches (22/04/2021)!

April 22, 2021

Sundowns drew 0-0 with AmaZulu on Wednesday afternoon, stretching the newly set PSL unbeaten record from the start of the season, and also their own overall unbeaten run to 23 games. Chiefs lost 2-1 at home, bringing an end to their own eight game unbeaten run. It was a good week for travelling teams, who won three and drew three of the six fixtures lines up for midweek. We covered a lot of Chiefs and Sundowns on the timeline, but here are 5 non-Chiefs and non-Sundowns stats from the rest of the action:

400 – Kearyn Baccus 2nd half goal was the 400th goal scored in the #DSTVPrem this season, coming in the 179th game, four faster than last season (183 games)

How long did it take to reach 400 goals in the last five seasons?

2019/20 – 183 games

2018/19 – 177 games

2017/18 – 199 games

2016/17 – 177 games

2015/16 – 168 games

1 – Supersport lost a home league game for the first time since January 2020, ending a run of 16 home games without a loss, what had been their longest unbeaten home run in their PSL history.

2 – Golden Arrows win over Supersport also completed a league double over Supersport, only the second time in Golden Arrows’ PSL history that they have completed a double over Supersport (also 2003/4).

1 – Mandla Ncikazi became the first coach in Golden Arrows PSL history to complete a league double over Supersport (The 2003/4 double was overseen by two different coaches).

4 – Black Leopards are only the 4th team to have won 14 points or fewer with seven games remaining of a 30-game PSL season. The other three sides finished 16th (13/14 Arrows), 16th (10/11 Aces) and 15th (03/04 Hellenic).