Absa Premiership

SuperSport looking to avoid defeat

2016-03-18 11:11
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Cape Town - Golden Arrows and SuperSport United will both be looking to return to winning form in the Absa Premiership when they meet at Chatsworth Stadium.

Arrows suffered their ninth loss of the league season when they went down 2-0 at provincial rivals Maritzburg United on March 11.

The Durban side has claimed 14 points from 10 home matches this season.

Abafana Bes’thende are placed ninth on the Absa Premiership log with 28 points from 21 matches.

SuperSport suffered a third loss from their last five league matches when they were beaten 2-0 at home by local rivals Mamelodi Sundowns on March 1.

The Tshwane side has claimed 15 points from 11 away matches this season.

Matsatsantsa are placed 11th on the Absa Premiership log with 27 points from 22 matches.

In head-to-head stats, SuperSport and Arrows have met in 29 league matches since 2000/01.

Matsatsantsa have claimed 15 wins compared to nine for Abafana Bes’thende, while just five matches have been drawn.

Arrows have won five of their 14 home league matches against SuperSport, suffering seven defeats in the process.

When the teams met earlier this season, Abafana Bes’thende claimed a 2-1 away victory.

The teams have played to just two draws in their last 10 league encounters.

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

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