Absa Premiership

Polokwane eager to floor Dikwena

2015-11-21 11:00
Puleng Tlolane (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Polokwane City will look to hand Platinum Stars their second Absa Premiership defeat when the teams meet at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium.

Polokwane recorded their first win since the opening round of the season when they defeated Maritzburg United 3-2 away on November 3.

The Limpopo side has claimed five points from four home matches this season.

Rise and Shine are placed 13th on the Absa Premiership log with nine points from 10 matches.

Stars suffered their first loss of the season when they were crushed 4-0 at home by Bidvest Wits on November 4.

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

Dikwena are placed fourth on the Absa Premiership log with 18 points from nine matches.

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

Dikwena have two wins compared to one for Rise and Shine, while one match has been drawn.

Polokwane are unbeaten at home against Stars, with one win and one draw to their name.

Last season Rise and Shine won 2-1 at home in the first half of the campaign, while Dikwena claimed revenge with a 3-1 victory in the return game in Rustenburg.

The teams’ four league meetings have produced 14 goals.

Kick-off is at 15:30 on Saturday, 21 November.

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