The Telkom Knockout final will take place this weekend, as Bidvest Wits will go to battle against Bloemfontein Celtic and the match will take place at the Princess Magogo Stadium in Durban. The Students have had a poor start to the season and will be looking to add some silverware to their cabinet, while on the other hand, Celtic are also gunning for a title.
Arsenal will host Manchester United in an EPL league fixture on Saturday, December 2. Four points separate the two sides on the log standings, however, The Red Devils are the favourites going into the match.
The Spanish La Liga will see Atletic Bilbao host Real Madrid. Los Blancos have had a tough start to the first half of the season, however, it seems like the light is starting to show at the end of the tunnel. They face the 16th place Atletic who are looking to move up the log.
Bidvest Wits V Bloemfontein Celtic (Telkom Knockout Final)
League Rankings: Wits 16th & Bloem Celtic 8th (PSL)
Useful facts: Bidvest Wits will lock horns with Bloemfontein Celtic in the battle for the Telkom Knockout at Princess Magogo Stadium this Saturday. Both teams have been in very poor form in the PSL title race, with defending champions Wits placed at the bottom of the log. Celtic will look to clinch the TKO for the second time since they last won it in 2012 where they beat Mamelodi Sundowns 1-0. Winning the TKO will be a confident booster for each side when they resume their PSL duties after the final.
Thamsanqa Teyise: Bidvest Wits
Soccer 6 Pool: Match Soccer 6 Pool
December S6 V3 P1
MATCH OF THE WEEK
Arsenal v Manchester United (English Premier League)
League Rankings: Arsenal 4th & Man United 2nd
Useful facts: Arsenal moved up to the fourth position after rivals Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool dropped points last week. The Gunners welcome the visitors from Old Trafford in their quest for three points to cut the 12-point gap between them and log leaders, Manchester City. However, City’s archrivals will not be a walk in the park for Arsene Wenger’s side as they are also trying to catch up with their unstoppable neighbours. Both Arsenal and Man United won their recent encounters by 1-0 score lines respectively.
Thamsanqa Teyise: Manchester United
Soccer 6 Pool: Match 6 Soccer 6 Pool
2 December S6 V3 P2
Athletic Bilbao v Real Madrid (Spanish La Liga)
League Rankings: Real Madrid 4th & Athletic Bilbao 15th
Useful facts: Madrid are slowly picking up their form after beating Malaga 3-2 last time around. Zinedine Zidane’s side, who had a rather tough start to the season, were able to cut down the gap between them and log leaders, FC Barcelona, to eight points. Cristiano Ronaldo was back on the score sheet after firing home his second league goal of the season to ensure the home side claim victory against the visitors. Real have beaten the hosts in 13 out of their last 15 contests in all competitions.
Thamsanqa Teyise: Real Madrid
Soccer 6 Pool: Match 6 Soccer Pool 6
2 December S6 V3 P1