Aces to out to earn 3 points

2015-04-15 14:04
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Cape Town - Mpumalanga Black Aces will play their penultimate home match of the Absa Premiership season when they host Maritzburg United at Mbombela Stadium.

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Aces played to their ninth draw of the season when they held Mamelodi Sundowns 1-1 at home last week.

The Mpumalanga side has claimed 13 points from as many home matches this season.

Their next three league opponents are Bidvest Wits, Polokwane City (both away) and Chippa United (home).

AmaZayoni are placed 12th on the Absa Premiership log with 27 points from 25 matches.

Maritzburg suffered a fourth home defeat when they were beaten 1-0 by SuperSport United earlier this month.

The KwaZulu-Natal side has claimed 13 points from 11 away matches this season.

Their next three league opponents are Bloemfontein Celtic (away), Ajax Cape Town (home) and Moroka Swallows (away).

The Team of Choice is placed ninth on the Absa Premiership log with 30 points from 24 matches.

In head-to-head stats, Aces and Maritzburg have met in seven league matches since 2009/10.

The Team of Choice has four wins compared to two for AmaZayoni, while just one match has been drawn.

Aces have won two of their three home matches against United, suffering one defeat in the process.

When the teams met earlier this season in Pietermaritzburg, they played to a goalless stalemate.

Kick-off is at 19:30 on Wednesday, April 15.


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