Middendorp, Papic look for points

2014-10-16 12:28
Ernst Middendorp (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Bloemfontein Celtic and Polokwane City will both be looking to move away from the danger zone near the bottom of the Absa Premiership when they meet at Free State Stadium.

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Celtic suffered a second successive defeat when they were beaten 3-0 away to SuperSport United last month.

The Bloemfontein side has recorded just two points from their three home matches this season.

Their next three league opponents are University of Pretoria (away), Bidvest Wits (home) and Maritzburg United (away).

Phunya Sele Sele are placed 14th on the Absa Premiership log with six points from seven matches.

Polokwane suffered a fifth defeat from their last six league matches when they were beaten 3-0 at home by Mamelodi Sundowns last month.

The Limpopo side has claimed three points from as many away matches this season.

Their next three league opponents are Bidvest Wits (away), Chippa United (home) and Free State Stars (away).

Rise and Shine are placed 15th on the Absa Premiership log with four points from seven matches.

In head-to-head stats, Celtic and Polokwane have met in just two previous league matches.

Both of those encounters took place last season, with Phunya Sele Sele winning 3-2 in Polokwane and 2-1 in Bloemfontein to complete a league ‘double’.

Kick-off is at 15:30 on Sunday, October 19.

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