Absa Premiership

'Downs in search of 30 league victories over Celtic

2017-04-04 16:22
Anthony Laffor (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns will look to return to winning form in the Absa Premiership when they host Bloemfontein Celtic at Lucas Moripe Stadium on Wednesday, April 5.

Sundowns have gone four matches without a win after losing 2-1 at Kaizer Chiefs on April 1.

The Tshwane side has claimed 20 points from nine home matches this season.

The Brazilians are placed fifth on the Absa Premiership log with 34 points from 18 matches.

Celtic claimed their first away league win of 2017 when they defeated Polokwane City 1-0 on April 2.

The Bloemfontein side has claimed 13 points from 10 away matches this season.

Phunya Sele Sele are placed 12th on the Absa Premiership log with 22 points from 21 matches.

In head-to-head stats, Celtic and Sundowns have met in 57 league matches since 1985.

The Brazilians have 29 wins compared to 13 for Phunya Sele Sele, while 15 matches have been drawn.

Sundowns have won 15 of their 28 home matches against Celtic, suffering six defeats in the process.

When the teams met earlier this season, the Brazilians claimed a 1-0 away win in Bloemfontein.

Celtic have won their last two away league matches against Sundowns by a combined score of 8-1.

Kick-off is at 19:30.

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