Absa Premiership

Tinkler's charges search for another victory

2016-01-16 09:00
Eric Tinkler (Supplied)

Cape Town - Maritzburg United will look to continue their unbeaten run in the Absa Premiership when they host Orlando Pirates at Harry Gwala Stadium.

Maritzburg extended their unbeaten streak to four matches when they were held 2-2 away to SuperSport United on January 10.

The KwaZulu-Natal club has claimed two points from six home matches this season.

The Team of Choice is placed 16th on the Absa Premiership log with seven points from 13 matches.

Pirates claimed their fourth win of the season when they defeated University of Pretoria 2-0 at home on January 13.

The Soweto giants have claimed seven points from six away matches this season.

The Buccaneers are placed 10th on the Absa Premiership log with 15 points from 12 matches.

In head-to-head stats, Maritzburg and Pirates have met in 18 league matches since 2005/06.

The Buccaneers have 10 wins compared to five for the Team of Choice, while three matches have been drawn.

Maritzburg have won three of their nine home matches against Pirates, suffering five defeats in the process.

Last season the Team of Choice took four points off Bucs, winning 2-1 in Soweto before playing out a 1-1 draw in the return match in Pietermaritzburg.

In these teams’ last six league meetings, the hosting side has emerged victorious on just one occasion.

kick-off is at 20:15 on Saturday, January 16.

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