Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns will look to return to winning
form in the Absa Premiership when they host Ajax Cape Town at Lucas Moripe
Sundowns suffered a second successive defeat when they were
beaten 2-1 at Golden Arrows on September 12.
The Tshwane side beat Bidvest Wits 4-2 in the only home
match they have played so far this season.
The Brazilians are placed 10th on the Absa Premiership log
with four points from as many matches.
Ajax recorded a third successive league win when they beat
Polokwane City 2-1 at home on September 12.
The Cape Town side’s only previous away match this season
was a 2-1 loss at Bidvest Wits on the opening weekend.
The Urban Warriors are placed first on the Absa Premiership
log with nine points from four matches.
In head-to-head stats, Sundowns and Ajax have met in 32
league matches since 1999/2000.
The Brazilians have claimed 12 wins compared to 10 for the
Urban Warriors, while 10 matches have ended in draws.
Sundowns have won seven of their 16 home matches against
Ajax, suffering four defeats in the process.
Last season the Urban Warriors won 1-0 at home, but the
Brazilians claimed a 2-1 victory in the return leg in Tshwane.
The teams have played to just one goalless draw in their
last 27 league encounters.
Kick-off is at 19:30 on Wednesday, September 23.