Absa Premiership

'Downs out to floor Aces

2015-08-25 08:14
Pitso Mosimane (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Black Aces and Mamelodi Sundowns will both look to continue their strong starts to the Absa Premiership season when they meet at Mbombela Stadium.

Aces played to a 1-1 draw at home to SuperSport United on August 22.

The Mpumalanga side’s first result of the season was a 1-0 away win over Free State Stars.

AmaZayoni are placed third on the Absa Premiership log with four points from two matches.

Sundowns claimed their first win of the season when they defeated Bidvest Wits 4-2 on August 22.

The Pretoria side’s previous away game was a goalless draw at Platinum Stars on the opening weekend of the season.

The Brazilians are placed second on the Absa Premiership log with four points from two matches.

In head-to-head stats, Aces and Sundowns have met in 33 league matches since 1985.

The Brazilians have 23 wins compared to five for AmaZayoni, while five matches have been drawn.

Aces have won three of their 16 home matches against Sundowns, suffering nine defeats in the process.

Last season the teams played to a goalless draw in their first match in Tshwane, before sharing the spoils at 1-1 in the return game in Mpumalanga.

AmaZayoni have beaten the Brazilians just once in the PSL era (1996/97 onwards).

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

NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
Wednesday, 13 December 2017
Free State Stars v SuperSport United, Goble Park 19:30
Mamelodi Sundowns v Maritzburg United, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 19:30
Friday, 15 December 2017
Cape Town City FC v AmaZulu FC, Cape Town Stadium 20:00
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Mamelodi Sundowns v Bloemfontein Celtic, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 15:30
Chippa United v Polokwane City, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 15:30
Free State Stars v Orlando Pirates, Goble Park 18:00
Wits v Platinum Stars, Bidvest Stadium 20:15
Kaizer Chiefs v Ajax Cape Town, Moses Mabhida Stadium 20:15
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Do you think SAFA made the right choice in appointing Stuart Baxter as head coach of Bafana Bafana?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.