Absa Premiership

Chiefs to end year on a high

2014-12-19 09:11
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Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs will look to end 2014 with another Absa Premiership victory when they host Black Aces at FNB Stadium.

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Chiefs recorded their 13th victory of the league season when they defeated Free State Stars 2-1 at home in midweek.

The Soweto giants have claimed 21 points from nine home matches this season.

Their next three league opponents are Bloemfontein Celtic, SuperSport United (both away) and Ajax Cape Town (home).

The Amakhosi are placed first on the Absa Premiership log with 43 points from 17 matches.

Aces suffered a third defeat from their last six league matches when they were beaten 2-0 at home by Bloemfontein Celtic in midweek.

The Mpumalanga club is unbeaten away from home this season, with three wins and four draws from seven matches.

Their next three league opponents are Platinum Stars (away), SuperSport United (home) and University of Pretoria (away).

AmaZayoni are placed eighth on the Absa Premiership log with 21 points from 16 matches.

In head-to-head stats, Chiefs and Aces have met in 31 league matches since 1985.

The Amakhosi have 21 wins compared to five for AmaZayoni, while five matches have been drawn.

Chiefs have won 11 of their 15 home matches against Aces down the years, suffering three defeats in the process.

When the teams met earlier this season, goals from Masango and Letsholonyane took the Amakhosi to a 2-1 away win.

Kick-off is at 15:30 on Saturday, December 20.

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