United out to trump Aces

United out to trump Aces
Sipho Mjembula of Polokwane City challenges Luvolwethu Mpeta of Supersport United during the Absa Premiership match between Supersport United and Polokwane City on 08 May 2016 at Lucas Moripe Stadium Pic Sydney Mahlangu/ BackpagePix

by BackPageTXT

Tuesday May 10, 2016. 11:15

SuperSport United will look to end their home Absa Premiership fixtures for the season on a high when they host Black Aces at Lucas Moripe Stadium on 11 May 2016, kick-off at 19h30.

SuperSport played to their eighth draw of the season when they were held 2-2 at home by Polokwane City on May 8.

The Tshwane side has claimed 14 points from as many home matches this season.

Matsatsantsa are placed eighth on the Absa Premiership log with 38 points from 28 matches.

Aces played to a second successive league draw when they were held 2-2 at home by Bidvest Wits on May 3.

The Mpumalanga side has claimed 19 points from 14 away matches this season.

AmaZayoni are placed fifth on the Absa Premiership log with 43 points from 28 matches.

In head-to-head stats, Aces and SuperSport have met in 21 league matches since 1990.

AmaZayoni have nine wins compared to six for Matsatsantsa, while six matches have been drawn.

SuperSport have won four of their 10 home league matches against Aces, suffering five defeats in the process.

When the teams met earlier this season they played to a 1-1 draw in the Mpumalanga province.

The teams’ 21 league meetings have produced 54 goals.

SuperSport’s line-up from their 2-2 draw with Polokwane: Williams, Boxall, Booysen, Daniels, Mpeta, Furman, Morton, Phala (Nkhatha 71'), Brockie, Wome, Grobler (Nel 85').

Aces’ line-up from their 2-2 draw with Wits: Mabokgwane, Kobola, Mzava (Moseamedi 45'), Hendricks, Ngalo, Moon, Nodada, Meyiwa (S. Masina 60'), Ngoma, Mbatha, Mbesuma (Ndiki 90').

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