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Players at Naturena. Photo: Twitter

Kaizer Chiefs outcast to get a surprise call-up?

Could a fringe Kaizer Chiefs star about to make a surprise impact in the Soweto Derby against Swallows? He could just.

Kaizer Chiefs Naturena Tumelo Shai

Players at Naturena. Photo: Twitter

Kaizer Chiefs looked more effective against Orlando Pirates when they used the width of the pitch, as opposed to keeping things narrow with a possession-based approach.

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Sterile possession doesn’t pay dividends

How often have we seen the Glamour Boys hog the ball and have more shots in a match than their opponents, only to fail to create clear-cut opportunities and get sucker punched? It’s more often than fans would like to admit. Amakhosi had 58% of the ball but failed to make the most of it, mustering just one shot on target. They also completed 132 more passes and boasted an 84% pass accuracy, superior to Pirates’ 74%. What did they do with it though?

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Kaizer Chiefs fans encapsulating the passion of a Soweto Derby. Image: BackpagePix

Kaizer Chiefs to unleash Radebe?

Sabelo Radebe has this week been linked with a loan move to Richards Bay but he remains part of the club’s plans for now. He could be a surprise substitute option against Swallows, although Christian Saile and Mduduzi Shabalala are the likely candidates to start in wide positions. Chiefs make the short trip to Dobsonville on Sunday to face Moroka Swallows on Sunday at 15:30.

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