Polokwane take aim at Arrows

Polokwane take aim at Arrows
Salulani Phiri of Polokwane City during the Absa Premiership 2016/17 match between Polokwane City and Platinum Stars at the Old Peter Stadium, South Africa on 19 April 2017 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

by Graeme Jackson

Monday Apr 24, 2017. 08:11

Polokwane City will target three Absa Premiership points when they host Golden Arrows at Old Peter Mokaba Stadium on 25 April 2017, kick-off at 19h30.

Polokwane won their first league match of 2017 when they defeated Platinum Stars 1-0 at home on April 19.

The Limpopo side has claimed 17 points from 11 home matches this season.

Rise and Shine are placed sixth on the Absa Premiership log with 31 points from 24 matches.

Arrows have gone two league matches without a win after drawing 1-1 at home to Ajax Cape Town on April 15.

The Durban side has claimed 12 points from as many away matches this season.

Abafana Bes’thende are placed seventh on the Absa Premiership log with 31 points from 24 matches.

In head-to-head stats, Arrows and Polokwane have met in five previous top flight league matches.

Abafana Bes’thende boast an unbeaten record in the sequence, with four wins and a draw.

Polokwane have lost both of their two previous home league matches against Arrows.

When the teams met earlier this season they played to a thrilling 3-3 draw in Durban.

The teams’ five league meetings have produced 18 goals.

Polokwane’s line-up from their 1-0 win over Stars: Chigova, Semenya, Hlongwane, Tshilo, Mbonani, Phiri, Seabi, Ramagalela, Musona (Tema 90'), Maluleka, Ndou (Jembula 85').

Arrows’ line-up from their 1-1 draw with Ajax: Gumede, Mthiyane, Mngwengwe, Mathiane (Mzava 46'), Dube, Phiri, Sibiya (Sibeko 84'), Mahachi, Lamola, Hlongwane (Dikgacoi 46'), Mutizwa.

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