Absa Premiership

Preview: Kaizer Chiefs vs Platinum Stars

2016-09-14 12:30
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Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs will target their first win of the new Absa Premiership season when they host Platinum Stars at FNB Stadium.

Chiefs opened their league campaign with a 2-1 loss away to Bidvest Wits on August 23.

The Soweto giants’ home record from last season reads: P15 W6 D5 L4 GF19 GA15 Pts23.

The Amakhosi are placed 12th on the Absa Premiership log with zero points from one match.

Stars got their league campaign off to a winning start by beating SuperSport United 1-0 at home on August 24.

The Rustenburg side’s away record from last season reads: P15 W4 D7 L4 GF18 GA18 Pts19.

Dikwena are placed sixth on the Absa Premiership log with three points from one match.

In head-to-head stats, Chiefs and Stars have met in 26 league matches since 2003/04.

The Amakhosi have 10 wins compared to six for Dikwena, while 10 matches have been drawn.

Chiefs have won four of their 13 home matches against Stars, suffering three defeats in the process.

Last season Dikwena claimed a league ‘double’ over the Amakhosi, winning 2-1 away and 2-0 at home.

No team has managed to score more than two goals in a match between this pair in the past five successive seasons.

LIVE scoring and interactive commentary on the Absa Premiership clash between Kaizer Chiefs and Platinum Stars.

Kick-off is at 19:30 on Wednesday, September 14.

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