Absa Premiership

Chiefs in three point chase

2015-04-14 09:25
Eric Mathoho (Supplied)
Eric Mathoho (Supplied)

Cape Town - University of Pretoria will look to dent Kaizer Chiefs’ Absa Premiership title hopes when the teams meet at Tuks Stadium.

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The University side saw their winless streak in the league extended to three matches with a 2-2 draw away to Bloemfontein Celtic.

The Tshwane club has claimed 15 points from 12 home matches this season.

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

AmaTuks are placed 10th on the Absa Premiership log with 30 points from 24 matches.

Chiefs recorded a second successive league victory when they beat AmaZulu 1-0 at home last week.

The Soweto giants have claimed 26 points from 12 away matches this season.

Their next three league opponents are Polokwane City (home), Mamelodi Sundowns (away) and Bidvest Wits (home).

The Amakhosi are placed first on the Absa Premiership log with 57 points from 25 matches.

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

The Amakhosi have claimed three wins compared to one for AmaTuks, while one match ended in a draw.

Tuks have won one and lost one of their two previous home league matches against Chiefs.

When the teams met earlier this season, a brace from Letsholonyane secured the Amakhosi a 2-1 home win.

Kick-off is at 19:30 on Tuesday, April 14.


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