Absa Premiership

SuperSport out to dent Wits' PSL title chances

2017-04-25 13:04
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Cape Town - Bidvest Wits and SuperSport United will renew their rivalry in the Absa Premiership when they meet at Bidvest Stadium.

Wits extended their unbeaten run in the league to five matches with a 1-1 draw away to Cape Town City on April 19.

The Johannesburg side has claimed 25 points from 10 home matches this season.

The Clever Boys are placed second on the Absa Premiership log with 45 points from 22 matches.

SuperSport suffered a third successive league loss when they were beaten 1-0 at home by Mamelodi Sundowns on April 19.

The Tshwane side has claimed 16 points from 12 away matches this season.

Matsatsantsa are placed fifth on the Absa Premiership log with 37 points from 23 matches.

In head-to-head stats, Wits and SuperSport have met in 49 league matches since 1990.

The Clever Boys have claimed 16 wins compared to 15 for Matsatsantsa, while 18 matches have been drawn.

Wits have won eight of their 24 home league matches against SuperSport, suffering six defeats in the process.

When the teams met earlier this season, Matsatsantsa claimed a 2-0 home in in Tshwane.

SuperSport’s win back in November was their first over Wits since the 2011/12 season.

Kick off is at 19:30 on Tuesday night.

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