Cosmos, SuperSport look to bounce back

Cosmos, SuperSport look to bounce back
Mark Mayambela of Supersport United gets away from George Maluleka of Kaizer Chiefs during the Absa Premiership 2015/16 football match between Kaizer Chiefs and Supersport United at Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town on 20 February 2016 ©Chris Ricco/BackpagePix

by Staff Reporter

Thursday Feb 25, 2016. 13:21

Jomo Cosmos and SuperSport United will both be looking to bounce back when they meet for an Absa Premiership clash at Olen Park on 27 February 2016, kick-off at 15h30.

Cosmos suffered an eighth successive away loss in the league when they were beaten 1-0 at Platinum Stars on February 21.

The Potchefstroom-based side has claimed 15 points from 10 home matches this season.

Ezenkosi are placed 14th on the Absa Premiership log with 17 points from 20 matches.

SuperSport suffered their eighth loss of the season when they were beaten 2-1 at Kaizer Chiefs on February 20.

The Tshwane side has claimed 12 points from 10 away matches this season.

Matsatsantsa are placed 11th on the Absa Premiership log with 24 points from 20 matches.

In head-to-head stats, SuperSport and Cosmos have met in 36 league matches since 1991.

Ezenkosi have 13 wins compared to eight for Matsatsantsa, while 15 matches have been drawn.

Cosmos have won six of their 17 home matches against United, suffering five defeats in the process.

When the teams met earlier this season they played to a goalless stalemate in a home fixture for Matsatsantsa.

The teams have played to six draws in their last nine league meetings.

Cosmos’ line-up from their 1-0 loss to Stars: Naicker, Nsabiyumva, Mthembu, Khumalo (Madolo 46’), Machupu, Lingwati, Jampies (M Sono 71’), Mntambo, Maluleke (Madonsela 81’), Mashumba, Makobela.

SuperSport’s line-up from their 2-1 loss to Chiefs: Williams, Boxall, Daniels, Booysen, Khumalo (Mpeta 79'), Furman, September, Phala (Grobler 86'), Nkhatha, Myambela (Lakay 80'), Brockie.

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