Absa Premiership

Igesund out to make it two wins

2014-09-25 10:56
Gordon Igesund (Gallo Images)

Johannesburg - SuperSport United will look for back-to-back PSL wins for the first time this season when they host Bloemfontein Celtic at Lucas Moripe Stadium.

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SuperSport ended a three-game losing streak in their last outing when they defeated Platinum Stars 3-1 at home in Gordan Igesund’s first match in charge.

The Tshwane side claimed six points from a possible 12 in home matches this season.

Their next three league opponents are University of Pretoria (away), Maritzburg United (home) and Ajax Cape Town (away).

Matsatsantsa are placed 12th on the Absa Premiership log with six points from six matches.

Celtic suffered a second loss of the season when they were beaten 1-0 at home by Mamelodi Sundowns in their last outing.

Ernst Middendorp’s side claimed four points from three away matches so far this season.

Their next three league opponents are Polokwane City (home), University of Pretoria (away) and Bidvest Wits (home).

Phunya Sele Sele occupy 11th place in the PSL standings with six points from as many matches.

In head-to-head stats, SuperSport and Celtic have met in 41 league matches since 1990.

Each side has 10 wins to their name, while no less than 21 matches have ended in draws.

United have won six of their 20 home matches against Celtic, suffering five defeats in the process.

Last season the teams played to 1-1 draws in both Pretoria and Bloemfontein.

Kick-off is at 20:15 on Saturday, September 27.


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