Absa Premiership

FS Stars seek three straight wins

2016-03-18 11:26
Free State Stars (File)

Cape Town - Free State Stars will chase a hat-trick of Absa Premiership wins when they host Polokwane City at Goble Park.

Stars claimed a second straight league win when they beat Bloemfontein Celtic 2-1 away from home on March 13.

The Free State side has claimed 18 points from 11 home matches this season.

Ea Lla Koto are placed eight on the Absa Premiership log with 31 points from 22 matches.

Polokwane suffered a fourth defeat from their last five league matches when they went down 1-0 at home to Bidvest Wits on March 9.

The Limpopo side has claimed five points from 11 away matches this season.

Rise and Shine are placed 13th on the Absa Premiership log with 22 points from as many matches.

In head-to-head stats, Polokwane and Stars have met in five league matches since 2013/14.

Ea Lla Koto have three wins compared to one for Rise and Shine, while one match has been drawn.

Stars have won one and lost one of their two home league matches against Polokwane.

When the teams met earlier this season, Stars claimed a 2-0 away win in the Limpopo province.

The teams’ five league meetings have produced 17 goals.

Kick-off is at 15:30 on March 19.

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