Baroka FC chase back-to-back league wins

Baroka FC chase back-to-back league wins
Richard Matloga of Baroka FC tackled by Siyabonga Zulu of Platinum Stars during the 2017 Nedbank Cup match between Baroka FC and Platinum Stars at Old Peter Mokaba Stadium, Polokwane South Africa on 04 April 2017 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

by Graeme Jackson

Monday Apr 10, 2017. 08:07

Baroka FC will chase another Absa Premiership victory when they host Free State Stars at Peter Mokaba Stadium on 11 April 2017, kick-off at 19h30.

Baroka claimed their first win in the league since October when they defeated SuperSport United 1-0 away on April 1.

The Limpopo side has claimed seven points from 12 home matches this season and have yet to pick up a victory.

Bakgaga are placed 16th on the Absa Premiership log with 18 points from 22 matches.

Stars claimed their fifth league win of the season when they defeated Orlando Pirates 3-2 at home on April 1.

The Free State side has claimed six points from 11 away matches this season.

Ea Lla Koto are placed 14th on the Absa Premiership log with 22 points from as many matches.

In head-to-head stats, Baroka and Stars have clashed in just one previous top flight league match.

That encounter took place earlier this season, with Ea Lla Koto claiming a narrow 1-0 home win.

Stars’ line-up from their 3-2 win over Pirates: Ngobeni, Teyise, Masehe, Mahamutsa, Mbhele, Jantjie, Makhaula (Mashego 73’), Vilakazi, Dlamini (Maphakisa 85’), Sekola, Anas (Kerspuy 78’).

Baroka’s line-up from their 1-0 win over SuperSport: Masuluke, Olaleng, Letsoalo, Mzwanele, Ravhulali, Madubanya, Mapheto, Kunene, Zikalala (Munetsi 57'), Matloga (Soso 67'), Matlakala.

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