Absa Premiership

Honours even in PE as Chippa, Polokwane play to goalless draw

2019-08-28 22:18
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Cape Town  - It was honours even at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Wednesday evening as Chippa United and Polokwane City played to a goalless draw in the Absa Premiership.

The Chilli Boys went into this midweek encounter aiming to secure their first Premiership win of the season, after recording two draws and one defeat in their opening three fixtures.

Polokwane, meanwhile, were high on confidence, thanks to two wins from their opening three games, not to mention an impressive 2-0 triumph over Cape Town City in the MTN8 quarter-finals on 17 August.

However, they were unable to find their scoring touch in Port Elizabeth as an obstinate Chippa defence frustrated Rise and Shine's forwards throughout.

The result sees Polokwane lose ground on the early-season pacesetters, three points shy of unbeaten Kaizer Chiefs, but level on points with fourth-placed SuperSport United.

Chippa, on the other hand, are just one point clear of the drop zone and still looking for their first league win of the campaign.

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Fixtures
Tuesday, 26 November 2019
Mamelodi Sundowns v AmaZulu, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 19:30
Highlands Park v Wits, Makhulong Stadium 19:30
Orlando Pirates v Polokwane City, Orlando Stadium 19:30
Wednesday, 27 November 2019
Stellenbosch v Kaizer Chiefs, Cape Town Stadium 19:30
Bloemfontein Celtic v Cape Town City, Dr Molemela Stadium 19:30
Maritzburg United v SuperSport United, Harry Gwala Stadium 19:30
Chippa United v Black Leopards, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 19:30
Baroka FC v Golden Arrows, Peter Mokaba Stadium 19:30
Saturday, 30 November 2019
Polokwane City v Bloemfontein Celtic, Old Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Cape Town City v Highlands Park, Cape Town Stadium 18:00
Black Leopards v Golden Arrows, Thohoyandou Stadium 18:00
SuperSport United v Stellenbosch, Lucas Moripe Stadium 20:15
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