Absa Premiership

One last push for AmaZulu

2015-05-08 10:24
Steve Barker (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - AmaZulu will look to move out of the relegation zone at the end of the Absa Premiership season when they host Maritzburg United at Moses Mabhida Stadium.

Read: Usuthu alive and kicking

AmaZulu moved off the foot of the table and kept alive their hopes of ending 14th when they defeated University of Pretoria 2-1 in midweek.

The Durban side has claimed 14 points from as many home matches this season.

Usuthu are placed 15th on the Absa Premiership log with 27 points from 29 matches.

Maritzburg recorded their 10th draw of the season when they were held 1-1 at home by Orlando Pirates in midweek.

The KwaZulu-Natal side has claimed 16 points from 14 away matches this season.

The Team of Choice is placed eighth on the Absa Premiership log with 37 points from 29 matches.

In head-to-head stats, AmaZulu and Maritzburg have met in 15 league matches since 2006/07.

The Team of Choice has claimed seven wins compared to two for Usuthu, while five matches have been drawn.

AmaZulu have won just one of their seven home matches against United, suffering four defeats in the process.

When the teams met earlier this season, goals from Cele and Ndulula saw them play to a 1-1 draw in Pietermaritzburg.

Kick-off at is at 15:00 on Saturday, May 9.

Read more on:    maritzburg united  |  amazulu  |  psl  |  soccer

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
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

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
Sunday, 17 December 2017
Baroka FC v SuperSport United, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Golden Arrows v Maritzburg United, Princess Magogo Stadium 15:30
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team

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

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

English Premiership flutter

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


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.