PSL : PSL Saturday Preview games
The PSL games kicked off with an entertaining game between Bidvest Wits and Mpumalanga Black Aces. Mbesuma brace took his tally for the season to 10 goals in 14 games. This was Mpumalanga Black Aces first win against Bidvest Wits away.
The weekend fixtures carry on today with 4 games scheduled :
|15:30||Golden Arrows||v||Chippa United||Chatsworth Stadium|
|15:30||Polokwane City||v||SuperSport United||Old Peter Mokaba Stadium|
|18:00||Mamelodi Sundowns||v||University of Pretoria||Lucas Moripe Stadium|
|20:15||Maritzburg Utd||v||Orlando Pirates||Harry Gwala Stadium|
Golden Arrows v Chippa United
Arrows, who are now fifth in Absa Premiership table missed out on a chance to climb to forth mid week when they drew 1 – 1 with the Urban Warriors. This was the first draw under coach Clinton Larsen. Abafana Bes’thende will be looking to get back to winning ways at the expense of The chill boys. Maximilian Mbaeva will be back to boost Abafana Bes’thende after serving a three-match ban, Mwape Musonda has also recovered from injury.
Its remains to be seen how will The Chill boys cope after the lost the services of their most influential players in Mark Mayambela and William Twala who joined official Supersport and Kaizer Chiefs respectively this week. The Chill boys will be hoping that their come back kid David Zulu will make his debut with a goal or two, Sibongiseni Ngcobo is also available to make his debut.
James Okwuosa and Mabhuti Khenyeza are suspended for this clash.
Polokwane City v SuperSport Utd
Polokwane City are 13th on the log standing with 12 points while Supersport are 8th with 17 points. Polokwane city have lost two games a row an will be looking to avoid another defeat at the hands of Supersport United at Peter Mokaba Stadium. The Limpopo outfit have really struggled this season.
Peter Mokaba stadium is a home away from home for Supersport United. Mark Mayambela could make his SuperSport debut after joining from Chippa United.
Dean Furman and Kingston Nkhatha are suspended for this clash
Sundowns v Pretoria University
Bafana ba style have being dethroned from the summit of the log and are now on 3rd position with 27 points from 13 games. Sundowns are on a 12 games unbeaten streak and will be looking to make it 13 games but with a win and 3 points will mean that they will be propelled to top of the log and winning Q2 . Amasandawana drew with Kaizer chiefs last week.
Amatuks are second from the bottom on the log and are experiencing they worst run ever. Although they played well in the first half against Orlando Pirates at Lafarge Orlando Stadium they lost 2-0 courtesy of goals in the second half. Tuks are desperate for a win and any further drop of points will mean that surviving relegation will be very difficult.
Maritzburg v Orlando Pirates
The basement boys, Maritzburg United are unbeaten in four games and will be looking to carry on with their unbeaten run. The Team of Choice beat University of Pretoria to start the sequence and subsequent draws with Kaizer Chiefs, Platinum Stars and Supersport United has taken their points tally to seven points. A win will see them leapfrog Tuks into position 15.
Orlando Pirates have scored three goals and conceded one in the last two games. They look to have turned the corner after they beat Tuks by 2 -0 at Lafarge Orlando Stadium. A win for the Buccaneers will see them occupy position 10 closer to the more familiar position for a team of its caliber. It remains to be seen if Majoro has recovered from sickness.
Kurt Lentjies is suspended for this clash