Wydad v Kaizer Chiefs – Rivalry renewed

Wydad v Kaizer hiefs

Twice African Champions Wydad of Morocco entertain semifinal debutants Kaizer Chiefs of South Africa in the 2020-21 TotalEnergies CAF Champions League semifinal first leg.

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When?

Saturday 19 June 2020, 19:00 GMT (20:00 local time)

Where?

Complexe Mohamed V, Casablanca

Second Leg

Saturday 26 June 2021 – FNB Stadium, Johannesburg – 16:00 GMT (18:00 local time)

How they reached the semifinals?

Wydad

Wydad (P 10 , W 6 , D 2 , L 2 , GF 14 , GA 3)

In the first round, Wydad defeated Stade Malien (Mali) 3-1 on aggregate.

They were drawn in Group C with Kaizer Chiefs, Horoya (Guinea) and Petro de Luanda (Angola). Wydad finished the group on top with 13 points having won four games, drawn one and lost one.

In the quarterfinals, Wydad defeated Algeria’s MC Alger 2-1 on aggregate.

Bernard Parker of Kaizer Chiefs celebrates goal with teammates during the 2021 CAF Champions League match between Kaizer Chiefs and Wydad Casablanca on the 03 April 2021 at FNB Stadium, Nasrec

Kaizer Chiefs (P 12 , W 5 , D 5 , L 2 , GF 11 , GA 9)

Kaizer Chiefs started from the preliminary round where they defeated Cameroon’s PWD Bamenda 1-0 on aggregate.

In the first round, Kaizer Chiefs defeated Angola’s Primeiro de Agosto 1-0 on aggregate.

They were drawn in Group C with Wydad, Horoya and Petro de Luanda. Kaizer Chiefs finished the group in second place with 9 points having won two games, drawn three and lost one.

In the quarterfinals, Kaizer Chiefs defeated Tanznia’s Simba 4-3 on aggregate.

Meet the teams

Wydad are two-times African Champions, latest being in 2017.

Kaizer Chiefs are playing in the Champions League semifinal for the first time in their history.

Previous CAF Champions League meetings

2 – Wydad won 1 , Kaizer Chiefs won 1 , 0 draws. Wydad scored 4 goals , Kaizer Chiefs scored 1