Absa Premiership

Amakhosi to pick up the pace

2015-04-08 13:23
Stuart Baxter (File)

Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs will look to continue on their path to the Absa Premiership title when they host AmaZulu at the Peter Mokaba Stadium on Thursday.

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Chiefs returned to winning form in the league when they defeated Moroka Swallows 3-0 (away) last month.

The Soweto side is unbeaten at home this season, with eight wins and four draws from 12 matches.

Their next three league opponents are University of Pretoria (away), Polokwane City (home) and Mamelodi Sundowns (away).

Amakhosi are placed first on the Absa Premiership log with 54 points from 24 matches.

AmaZulu extended their unbeaten run to five matches when the beat Free State Stars 1-0 on Saturday.

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

Their next three league opponents are Polokwane City, Platinum Stars and SuperSport United (all home).

Usuthu are placed 16th on the Absa Premiership log with 20 points from 24 matches.

In head-to-head stats, Chiefs and AmaZulu have met in 51 league matches since 1985.

The Amakhosi have 32 wins compared to seven for Usuthu, while 12 matches have been drawn.

Chiefs have won 19 of their 26 home matches against AmaZulu, suffering just two defeats in the process.

When the teams met earlier this season, a brace from Lebese saw the Amakhosi claim a 2-1 win in Durban.

Kick-off is at 19:30 on Thursday, April 9.

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