Highlands target return to winning form

Highlands target return to winning form
Zamuxolo Ngalo of Highlands Park during the Absa Premiership 2016/17 game between Kaizer Chiefs and Highlands Park at Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban on 18 February 2017 © Gerhard Duraan/BackpagePix

by BackPageTXT

Friday Feb 24, 2017. 09:28

Highlands Park will target a return to winning form in the Absa Premiership when they host SuperSport United at Makhulong Stadium on 25 February 2017, kick-off at 20h15.

Highlands saw their winless streak in the league extended to five matches with a 1-0 loss at Kaizer Chiefs on February 18.

The Tembisa-based side has claimed 11 points from nine home matches this season.

The Lions of the North are placed 15th on the Absa Premiership log with 14 points from 18 matches.

SuperSport extended their unbeaten run to 16 matches with a 4-1 home win over Maritzburg United on February 22.

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

Matsatsantsa are placed third on the Absa Premiership log with 32 points from 17 matches.

In head-to-head stats, Highlands and SuperSport have met in just one previous top flight match.

That encounter took place earlier this season, with Matsatsantsa claiming a 4-1 home win.

Highlands’ line-up from their 1-0 loss to Chiefs: Kapini, Oluwafeni, Katjiukua, Nhlapho, Ngalo, Koena, Mvala, Shalulile (Sitayitayi 73'), Cale (Zwane 59'), Mashumba, Mbatha (Moriri 45').

SuperSport’s line-up from their 4-1 win over Maritzburg: Pieterse, Boxall, Gould, Daniels, Bhasera, Masango (Lakay 90’), Letsholonyane, Furman, Mnyamane (Phala 78’), Nkhatha (Morton 86’), Brockie.

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