Cape Town - Maritzburg United will look to claim a second successive
Absa Premiership win when they host Orlando Pirates at Harry Gwala Stadium.
Maritzburg claimed their third league win of the season when
they overcame Baroka FC 1-0 away on December 4.
The KwaZulu-Natal side has claimed four points from six winless
home matches this season.
The Team of Choice is placed ninth on the Absa Premiership
log with 14 points from 12 matches.
Pirates played to a second successive league draw when they
were held 2-2 at home by Highlands Park on December 3.
The Soweto giants have claimed eight points from five away
matches this season.
The Buccaneers are placed fifth on the Absa Premiership log
with 18 points from 11 matches.
In head-to-head stats, Maritzburg and Pirates have met in 20
league matches since 2005/06.
The Buccaneers have 10 wins compared to five for the Team of
Choice, while five matches have been drawn.
Maritzburg have won three of their 10 home league matches
against Pirates, suffering five defeats in the process.
Last season the teams played to two draws in their league
meetings: 3-3 in Pietermartzburg and 0-0 in Soweto.
The teams have played to draws in their last three
successive league meetings.
Kick off is at 19:30 on Tuesday, December 13.