Cape Town - Platinum Stars and Black Aces will both be
looking to get off to a strong start at the resumption of the Absa Premiership
when they meet at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium.
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Stars failed to win any of their last four league matches
before the break, suffering a 3-1 loss to Free State Stars in their last
The Rustenburg side has claimed 10 points from seven home
matches this season.
Their next three league opponents are Orlando Pirates
(home), Bloemfontein Celtic (away), and Moroka Swallows (home).
Dikwena are placed 15th on the Absa Premiership log with 17
points from 16 matches.
Aces’ winless run was taken to three matches when they lost
1-0 to Kaizer Chiefs in their last outing.
The Mpumalanga side has claimed 13 points from eight away
matches this season, suffering just one defeat in the process.
Their next three league opponents are SuperSport United
(home), University of Pretoria (away) and AmaZulu (home).
AmaZayoni are placed ninth on the Absa Premiership log with
21 points from 17 matches.
In head-to-head stats, Stars and Aces have met in seven
league matches since 2009/10.
Dikwena have three wins compared to one for AmaZayoni, while
three matches have been drawn.
Stars’ three home matches against Aces have produced one win
for each team and one draw.
When the teams met earlier this season in Mpumalanga,
Dikwena claimed a 2-0 away win thanks to goals from Mere and Mabena.
Kick-off at 19:30 on Wednesday, February 11.