Absa Premiership

Celtic push for 5th straight PSL win

2015-10-16 08:06
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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 Stadium.

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.

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