Absa Premiership

Dikwena to build on victory

2015-03-13 07:52
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Cape Town - Platinum Stars and Maritzburg United will both look to build on midweek wins in the Absa Premiership when they meet at Royal Bafokeng Stadium.

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Stars claimed their second successive league win when they defeated University of Pretoria 1-0 away on Wednesday.

The Rustenburg side has claimed 14 points from 10 home matches this season.

Their next three league opponents are Ajax Cape Town (home), Orlando Pirates (away) and SuperSport United (home).

Dikwena are placed 12th on the Absa Premiership log with 24 points from 21 matches.

Maritzburg became just the second team to defeat Kaizer Chiefs this season when they claimed a 1-0 win at home in midweek.

The KwaZulu-Natal side has claimed 10 points from as many away matches this season.

Their next three league opponents are SuperSport United (home), Black Aces and Bloemfontein Celtic (both away).

The Team of Choice is placed ninth on the log with 27 points from 22 matches.

In head-to-head stats, Stars and Maritzburg have met in 17 league matches since 2005/06.

Dikwena have 10 wins compared to four for the Team of Choice, while just three matches have been drawn.

Stars have won five of their eight home matches against Maritzburg, suffering just one defeat in the process.

When the teams met earlier this season, United claimed a 3-1 home win in Pietermaritzburg.

Kick-off is at 15:30 on Sunday, March 15.

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