SSU to halt Maritzburg's hat-trick

2015-04-02 09:22
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Cape Town - Maritzburg United will go in search of a hat-trick of Absa Premiership wins when they host SuperSport United at Harry Gwala Stadium.

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Maritzburg have recorded back-to-back wins for just the second time this season, with wins over Kaizer Chiefs and Platinum Stars in their last two league matches.

The KwaZulu-Natal side has claimed 17 points from 12 home matches this season.

Their next three league opponents are Black Aces, Bloemfontein Celtic (both away) and Ajax Cape Town (home).

The Team of Choice is placed eighth on the Absa Premiership log with 30 points from 23 matches.

SuperSport returned to winning form after two successive losses with a 2-0 win over University of Pretoria last month.

The Tshwane side has claimed 13 points from 10 away matches this season.

Their next three league opponents are Platinum Stars (away), Moroka Swallows (home) and Orlando Pirates (away).

Matsatsantsa are placed ninth on the Absa Premiership log with 30 points from 23 matches.

In head-to-head stats, Maritzburg and SuperSport have met in 17 league matches since 2005/06.

Matsatsantsa have eight wins compared to two for the Team of Choice, while seven matches have been drawn.

Maritzburg have yet to win a home league game against SuperSport, with five draws and three defeats from eight matches.

The Team of Choice claimed a comprehensive 4-1 away win over Matsatsantsa earlier this season in the clubs’ most recent meeting.

Kick-off is at 15:00 on Saturday, April 4.

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