'Downs target winning return

2015-09-10 08:03
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Cape Town - Golden Arrows and Mamelodi Sundowns will both look to bounce back from defeats in their last Absa Premiership outings when they meet at Chatsworth Stadium.

Arrows suffered their first defeat of the season when they were beaten 2-0 by Platinum Stars on August 26.

The Durban side’s only home match this season was a 1-0 win over University of Pretoria on the opening weekend.

Abafana Bes’thende are placed 10th on the PSL log with four points from three matches.

Sundowns suffered their first defeat of the season when they were beaten 1-0 by Black Aces on August 25.

The Tshwane side’s two away matches this season have seen them claim just one point.

The Brazilians are placed eighth on the Absa Premiership log with four points from three matches.

In head-to-head stats, Arrows and Sundowns have met in 28 league matches since 2000/01.

The Brazilians have 13 wins compared to eight for Abafana Bes’thende, while seven matches have been draw.

Arrows have won six of their 14 home matches against Sundowns, suffering six defeats in the process.

When the teams last met in the 2013/14 season, the Brazilians completed a league ‘double’ by winning 1-0 away and 2-0 at home.

Arrows have won just one of the teams’ last nine league matches.

Kick-off is at 15:00 on Saturday, September 12.

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