Absa Premiership

Cosmos, Dikwena to lock horns

2015-09-10 09:46
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Cape Town - Jomo Cosmos and Platinum Stars will put their unbeaten streaks in the Absa Premiership on the line when they meet at Olen Park.

Cosmos recorded a third successive goalless draw when they held SuperSport United away on August 26.

The Vaal-based side’s previous home game was a 0-0 draw against Golden Arrows.

Ezenkosi are placed 13th on the Absa Premiership log with three points from as many matches.

Stars claimed their first win of the season when they defeated Golden Arrows 2-0 at home on August 26.

The Rustenburg side’s previous away game was a 1-1 draw against Bloemfontein Celtic.

Dikwena are placed fifth on the Absa Premiership log with five points from three matches.

In head-to-head stats, Cosmos and Stars have met in 14 league matches since 2003/04.

Dikwena have won six matches compared to two for Ezenkosi, while six matches have been drawn.

Cosmos have won two of their seven home matches against Stars, suffering two defeats in the process.

When the teams last met in the league in the 2011/12 season, Ezenkosi won 2-1 at home in the first half of the campaign, but the return game saw Dikwena claim an emphatic 4-1 victory.

The teams’ last three league matches have produced 10 goals; the two prior to that were both goalless draws.

Kick-off is at 15:00 on Sunday, September 13.

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