Absa Premiership

Ajax search for comeback

2014-12-15 10:20
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Cape Town - Ajax Cape Town will target a return to winning form in the Absa Premiership when they host AmaZulu at Cape Town Stadium.

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Ajax suffered a second successive defeat when they were beaten 4-0 by Orlando Pirates on Saturday.

The Cape side has claimed 17 points from eight home matches this season.

Their next three league opponents are Mamelodi Sundowns (away), Polokwane City and Chippa United (both home).

The Urban Warriors are placed fourth on the PSL standings with 23 points from 16 matches.

AmaZulu played to a 1-1 draw away to provincial rivals Maritzburg United on Friday.

The Durban club has claimed four points from eight away matches this season.

Their next three league opponents are Moroka Swallows, Orlando Pirates (both home) and Bloemfontein Celtic (away).

Usuthu are placed 16th on the log with eight points from 14 matches.

In head-to-head stats, Ajax and AmaZulu have met in 23 league matches since 1999/2000.

The Urban Warriors have 11 wins compared to seven for Usuthu, while five matches have been drawn.

Ajax have won six of their 11 home matches against AmaZulu, suffering two defeats in the process.

When the teams met earlier this season in Durban, they played out a goalless stalemate.

Kick-off is at 19:30 on Tuesday, December 16.

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