Arrows take aim at determined Baroka

Arrows take aim at determined Baroka
Nduduzo Sibiya of Golden Arrows during the Absa Premiership 2016/17 match between Kaizer Chiefs and Golden Arrows at the FNB Stadium, South Africa on 06 May 2017 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

by Graeme Jackson

Friday May 12, 2017. 09:39

Golden Arrows will target a return to winning form in the Absa Premiership when they host Baroka FC at Princess Magogo Stadium on 13 May 2017, kick-off at 15h00.

Arrows have gone five league matches without a win after they played to a 1-1 draw at Kaizer Chiefs on May 6.

The Durban side has claimed 19 points from 13 home matches this season.

Abafana Bes’thende are placed 10thon the Absa Premiership log with 32 points from 27 matches.

Baroka played to a third successive draw in the league when they held Mamelodi Sundowns 2-2 away on May 10.

The Limpopo side has claimed 13 points from as many away matches this season.

Bakgaga are placed 15th on the Absa Premiership log with 24 points from 27 matches.

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

That encounter took place earlier this season, with the teams playing to a 1-1 draw in Polokwane.

Arrows’ line-up from their 1-1 draw with Chiefs: Gumede, Dlamini, Mathiane Mzava, Mthiyane, Bilankulu, Jooste (Fikizolo 74), Sibiya, Mahachi, Magubane (Phiri 63'), Lamola (Mutizwa 61').

Baroka’s line-up from their 2-2 draw with Sundowns: Masuluke, Mahashe, Kgoetyane, Shaku, Madubanya, Garcia (Moeti 90'), Munetsi, Masenamela, Letsoalo, Kunene (Matloga 79'), Matlakala.

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