MATCHDAY: Chippa’s Mirror Image – Bloemfontein Celtic
Absa Premiership Preview 24 September 2017
In the Absa Premiership today, Chippa United play host to Bloemfontein Celtic.
Chippa currently occupies 11th place on the log, while Celtic are a single place above them, despite the fact that their goals scored, goals conceded, wins and draw tallies are identical. However, Chippa have one more loss to their name, with Celtic coming into the game with a game in hand.
Looking a little deeper, it’s Celtic that have been more threatening in front of goal, taking an average of 16 shots per game this season, the second highest figure in the league, while Chippa have managed just 7.3. Celtic have also conceded fewer shots per game (six) than Chippa (9.3). However, Chippa have made more passes (599.3 per game) and at greater accuracy (82.3%) than Celtic (419 per game at 81.9%) and you can expect Teboho Moloi’s men to keep the ball on the ground as much as possible and use it their advantage.
What is your prediction for today’s game?