Absa Premiership

Celtic to add pressure on top 4

2015-04-02 08:49
Lerato Lamola (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Bloemfontein Celtic will look to return to winning form in the Absa Premiership when they host University of Pretoria at Kaizer Sebothelo Stadium.

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Celtic suffered their first league defeat of 2015 when they were beaten 3-0 at Polokwane City last month.

The Bloemfontein side has claimed 19 points from 11 home matches this season.

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

Phunya Sele Sele are placed sixth on the Absa Premiership log with 33 points from 23 matches.

University of Pretoria suffered a second successive defeat when they were beaten 2-0 by SuperSport United last month.

The Tshwane side has claimed 14 points from 11 away matches this season.

Their next three league opponents are Kaizer Chiefs (home), Ajax Cape Town and Orlando Pirates (both away).

AmaTuks are placed 10th on the Absa Premiership log with 29 points from 23 matches.

In head-to-head stats, Celtic and Tuks have met in five league matches since 2012/13.

The record between the teams is dead even: two wins apiece and six goals scored each.

Celtic have won one and lost one of their two home matches against Tuks.

When the teams met earlier this season, a brace from Lamola took Phunya Sele Sele to a 2-1 win in Tshwane.

Kick-off at 15:00 on Sunday, April 5.

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