Absa Premiership

Chippa chase first PSL victory

2015-08-25 08:42
Erick Chipeta (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Chippa United will target their first win of the 2015/16 season when they welcome University of Pretoria to the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

Chippa suffered their first defeat of the season when they were beaten 4-1 at Orlando Pirates on August 18.

The Eastern Cape’s side previous home match was a goalless draw at home to champions Kaizer Chiefs.

The Chilli Boys are placed 15th on the Absa Premiership log with one point from two matches.

University of Pretoria claimed their first win of the season when they beat Polokwane City 3-0 at home on August 22.

The Tshwane side’s previous away match was a 1-0 loss at Golden Arrows in the opening round.

AmaTuks are placed seventh on the Absa Premiership log with three points from two matches.

Chippa and Tuks have met in four league matches since 2012/13.

The Pretoria side boasts an unbeaten record in the sequence, with three wins to their name and one draw.

Chippa’s two previous home matches against Tuks produced a 2-2 draw and 2-1 win for the visitors.

Last season AmaTuks did a league ‘double’ over the Chilli Boys, winning 2-1 both home and away.

Atusaye Nyondo scored both home and away for the University side against Chippa last term.

Kick-off is at 19:30 on Tuesday, August 25.


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