Cape Town - Golden Arrows will host a Bloemfontein Celtic side on a hot
streak in the Absa Premiership, with the teams set to meet at Chatsworth
Arrows suffered their second loss of the season when they
were beaten 2-1 at home by Black Aces on September 23.
The Durban side has claimed six points from three home
matches so far this season.
Abafana Bes’thende are placed eighth on the Absa Premiership
log with seven points from five matches.
Celtic racked up a fourth successive league win when they
beat University of Pretoria 2-0 away on September 27.
The Bloemfontein side has claimed six points from three away
matches this season.
Phunya Sele Sele are placed third on the Absa Premiership
log with 13 points from six matches.
In head-to-head stats, Arrows and Celtic have met in 22
league matches since 2000/01.
Phunya Sele Sele have 11 wins compared to just two for
Abafana Bes’thende, while nine matches have been drawn.
Arrows have won two of their 11 home matches against Celtic,
suffering five defeats in the process.
When the teams last met in the 2013/14 season, Phunya Sele
Sele took four points off Abafana Bes’thende, winning 3-0 at home before a 1-1
draw in Durban.
Celtic have kept five clean sheets in their last seven
league matches against Arrows.
The encounter is scheduled for Saturday, October 17.
Kick-off is at 15:30.