Cape Town - Polokwane City will be out to avoid a hat-trick
of Absa Premiership defeats when they host SuperSport United at the Old Peter
Mokaba Stadium on 16 January 2016, kick-off at 15h30.
Polokwane suffered a second successive defeat when they were
beaten 1-0 at Black Aces on January 9.
The Limpopo side has claimed eight points from five home
matches this season.
Rise and Shine are placed 13th on the Absa Premiership log
with 12 points from 13 matches.
SuperSport extended their unbeaten run in the league to six
matches with a 2-2 draw at home to Maritzburg United on January 10.
The Tshwane side has claimed 11 points from six away matches
Matsatsantsa are placed eighth on the Absa Premiership log
with 17 points from 13 matches.
In head-to-head stats, Polokwane and SuperSport have met in
four league matches since 2013/14.
Matsatsantsa boast an unbeaten record in the sequence, with
two wins and two draws.
Polokwane’s two home matches against United have seen them
record a 1-1 draw and 2-1 loss.
Last season Matsatsantsa took four points off Rise and
Shine, drawing 1-1 in Tshwane before claiming a 2-1 away win on the final day
of the campaign.
The teams’ four league meetings have produced 13 goals.