Cosmos, Tuks in relegation six-pointer

Cosmos, Tuks in relegation six-pointer
Lennox Bacela of University of Pretoria

by BackPageTXT

Thursday Apr 28, 2016. 12:36

Jomo Cosmos and University of Pretoria will meet for an Absa Premiership relegation six-pointer at Olen Park on 1 May 2016, kick-off at 15h00.

Cosmos have gone three league matches without a win and were held 0-0 by Bloemfontein Celtic at home on April 27.

The Potchefstroom-based side has claimed 16 points from 13 home matches this season.

Ezenkosi are placed 15th on the Absa Premiership log with 21 points from 26 matches.

University of Pretoria suffered their 15th league defeat of the season when they went down 2-1 at home to Kaizer Chiefs on April 27.

The Tshwane side has claimed eight points from 13 away matches this season.

AmaTuks are placed 14th on the Absa Premiership log with 21 points from 26 matches.

In head-to-head stats, Cosmos and Tuks have met in just one previous top flight league match.

That encounter took place earlier this season, with AmaTuks claiming a 1-0 home win in Tshwane.

Cosmos’ line-up from their 0-0 draw with Celtic: Naicker, Mngomezulu, Nsabiyumva, N. Khumalo, Jampies, Mhone (Aka 86’), Monare (Machupu 59’), Madolo (Mukamba 73’), Mntambo, Zulu, Mashumba.

Tuks’ line-up from their 2-1 loss to Chiefs: Coetsee, Ngubane, Mwedihanga, Mthethwa, Jaure, Nemukondeni (Zwane 75’), Ntombayithethi, Maruping (Nyathi 62’), Mnyamane, Nyondo, Bacela (Kebede 87’).

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