Starting XI: Arrows v Ajax
Absa Premiership Starting XI: Golden Arrows v Ajax Cape Town, 25 February 2018
Teams: Golden Arrows v Ajax Cape Town
Date: 25 February 2018
Venue: Princess Magogo Stadium
Golden Arrows will be looking to avoid yet another defeat when they host Ajax Cape Town in an Absa Premiership match at the Princess Magogo Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
The match is scheduled to get underway at 15h15.
Arrows suffered a second straight loss in the league when they were beaten 2-1 at home by Bidvest Wits on February 17. The Durban side have won just one of their last 16 league matches, picking up 12 points from a possible 48 in the sequence.
Ajax, on the other hand, extended their unbeaten run to three league matches with a 1-1 draw away to Polokwane City on February 4. The Cape side has claimed five points from the last nine up for grabs, keeping them in with a strong shout of avoiding relegation.
In head-to-head terms, Ajax and Arrows have clashed in 33 league matches since 2000/01. The Urban Warriors have generally enjoyed the upper hand in the rivalry, claiming 12 wins compared to seven for the Durban side.
When the teams met earlier this season they played to a 1-1 draw in Cape Town, with Rivaldo Coetzee and Lerato Lamola scoring for Ajax and Arrows respectively.
Here is how they line up.
Arrows: 1. Mbaeva, 2. Nkombel0, 3. Buthelezi, 20. Mathiane, 5. Mzava, 35. Zuke, 28. Bilankulu, 27. Magubane, 4. Venter, 37. Ndwandwe, 41. Lamola.
Subs: 32. Gumede, 38. Dlamini, 24. Molefe, 17. Jooste, 36. Jappie, 9. Chideu.
Ajax: 1. Petersen, 43. Zwane, 3. Pietersen, 5. Lebusa, 15. Samson, 29. Malepe, 38. Takwara, 8. Margeman, 10 Losper, 11. Morris, 47. Ndoro.
Subs: 22. February, 13. Nhlapo, 18. Mdabuka, 25. Kammies, 39. Thabotha, 41. Lakay, 45. Gaxa.