Starting XI: Arrows v Maritzburg
Absa Premiership Starting XI: Golden Arrows v Maritzburg United, 17 December 2017
Teams: Golden Arrows v Maritzburg United
Date: 17 December 2017
Venue: Princess Magogo Stadium
It will be no holds barred in this KZN derby when Golden Arrows host Maritzburg United, in an Absa Premiership match at the Princess Magogo Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
The match is scheduled to get underway at 19h30.
Arrows have gone nine league matches without a win, after they were beaten 1-0 at home by Mamelodi Sundowns on December 10. The Durban side has lost three of their last five matches, conceding eight goals in the process.
Maritzburg saw their winning momentum come to an abrupt halt, when they were beaten 1-0 at Mamelodi Sundowns on December 13. The KwaZulu-Natal side had thrashed Cape Town City 4-2 and Baroka FC 3-0 in the lead up to their trip to Tshwane.
In head-to-head stats, Arrows and Maritzburg have met in 20 league matches since 2005/06. Abafana Bes’thende have claimed 10 wins compared to five for the Team of Choice, while five matches have been drawn.
Here is how they line up
Arrows: 32. Gumede, 14. Dube, 21. Mngwenge, 5. Mzava, 18. Nonyane, 28. Bilankulu, 37. Ndwandwe, 25. Sibiya, 11. Mahachi, 19. Mutizwa, 9. Chideu.
Maritzburg: 31. Ofori, 3. Sanoka, 5. Weidlich, 16. Fransman, 2. Onyango, 15. Maboe, 8. Ndlovu, 11. Makaringe, 19. Rusike, 22. Mokate, 28. Mekoa.