Super League averages two goals per match
The first five weeks of the 2015 TNM Super League season have provided thrilling and exciting action with teams showing attacking prowess, forecasting what is expected to be an exciting season.
So far 101 goals have been scored in 39 matches, representing an average of about two goals in every match.
Defending champions Big Bullets have been the most dangerous side after scoring 12 goals in five matches as they battle to retain the title.
Red Lions are second on the scoring list with 10 goals from six matches. However, the Reds have a tall order to maintain their attacking threat after losing eight key players for the rest of the season through suspension.
Mighty Be Forward Wanderers and Blue Eagles have scored nine goals each.
Mafco, Azam Tigers, Silver Strikers and Dedza Young Soccer have scored eight goals each.
Civo United are the only team yet to score a goal.
In terms of defending, rookies Surestream FC have let in the most goals, conceding 12 in five matches.
Last year’s runners-up Moyale Barracks have also failed to shut the door in their defence and they come second on the list after conceding 11 goals in six matches.
Dedza Young Soccer have conceded nine goals in five matches.
Mighty Be Forward Wanderers, Mafco and Blue Eagles have showed more resolve in defence after conceding four goals only.
Wanderers’ Cameroonian import Lionel Asu has made an instant impact on the local scene after scoring three goals in two matches.
Asu’s teammate Muhammad Sulumba has also made a good start in his debut season at Wanderers after scoring five goals in five matches, instantly winning the confidence of Flames coaches that have included him in the squad that has travelled to the Cosafa Cup in South Africa.
Big Bullets’ new acquisition Chiukepo Msowoya has also settled quickly at The People’s Team after scoring three goals so far.
As the action enters week six this weekend, Wanderers are leading the standings with 13 points from five matches followed by Mafco with 12 points from six matches.
Bullets are third with 11 points from five matches.
Surestream anchor the table with a single point from five matches while Civo United, Epac and Moyale Barracks are hovering around the relegation places.
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