Goals, objectives, objectives
Kaizer Chiefs went into this weekend’s matches with the worst scoring file within the DStv Premiership’s prime 5, hitting the again of the web simply 27 instances in 23 league matches. Amakhosi have drawn a clean in six of their final ten matches in all competitions, together with the Nedbank Cup exit by the hands of TS Galaxy.
Amakhosi’s prime scorer within the league, Keagan Dolly, with seven objectives is a left winger, whereas Khama Billiat is their prime striker with six. Zwane and Sheppard must get much more out of attacking expertise like Samir Nurkovic and Lebo Manyama if they’re to make successful of their season.
Solve the Ngcobo conundrum
Nkosingiphile Ngcobo was a standout performer for Chiefs final season in a disappointing Premiership marketing campaign, however was underused by Stuart Baxter in his time on the membership.
Ngcobo made simply 5 begins within the league for Chiefs below Baxter, and this regardless of objectives in December in wins over Maritzburg United and Sekhukhune United. If Zwane and Sheppard can discover room for Ngcobo of their facet, they might unlock extra efficiency for Chiefs going ahead.
Settle on a goalkeeper
Brandon Petersen has made seven appearances for Chiefs within the Premiership this season, Daniel Akpeyi has made 12 and Bruce Bvuma has made 4. It goes with out saying that it’d assist Chiefs, although their defence has not been too unhealthy this season, to have a everlasting man between the sticks.
The anomaly right here is Itumeleng Khune, who at his peak is the most effective Chiefs goalkeeper within the squad, however who hasn’t been at his peak for a while. Do Chiefs throw Khune again into the fray, with the facet needing leaders in one other time of wrestle?