SuperSport Seek To Derail The Downs Train
On Saturday, February 24, Mamelodi Sundowns will face off against SuperSport United in the Tshwane Derby. This encounter has become one of the most exciting encounters in recent times. At present, Masandawana are in the driving seat, while their opponents are struggling to collect vital points. However, a derby is always a different ball game.
Kaizer Chiefs will host Bloemfontein Celtic in an ABSA Premiership league match on Saturday, February 24. Amakhosi have been in a good space recently with the striker, Ryan Moon finding his scoring boots. On the other hand, Siwelele are looking to secure three points to move up the log standings.
Mamelodi Sundowns v SuperSport United (Premier Soccer League)
League Rankings: Sundowns 1st & SuperSport 12th
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Useful facts: Tshwane derby rivalry is unlocked once more as Matsatsantsa a Pitori look to end their nine-game unbeaten run against Masandawana as they clash at Lucas Moripe Stadium this coming Saturday. Eric Tinkler’s side has had quite a difficult time getting back on track in the league since losing in the CAF Confederation Cup final in November last year, having only won six league games in total to date. Meanwhile, for cross-town rivals, Ka Bo Yellow, the aim is to continue with their winning form and extend their stay at the top. The last time the Tshwane giants went head-to-head, the hosts swiftly edged the visitors 2-0.
Bashin Mahlangu: Sundowns
Kaizer Chiefs v Bloemfontein Celtic (Premier Soccer League)
League Rankings: Chiefs 2nd & Bloem Celtic 11th
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Useful facts: Cometh the hour, cometh the man, and Amakhosi’s Ryan Moon will hope to rise again on Saturday evening when they take on Siwelele at FNB Stadium. The Glamour Boys will look to keep their unbeaten run, which currently stands at eight games. Sitting just four points adrift of log-leaders Mamelodi Sundowns, Steve Komphela’s charges are serious challengers for the league title. Although Siwelele have improved under the mentorship of the Serbian-born coach, Veselin Jelusic, they have failed to maintain consistency in recent games. The two sides shared the spoils in their last meeting.
Bashin Mahlangu: Chiefs