Arrows look to stretch unbeaten run

Arrows look to stretch unbeaten run
Siyanda Zwane of Golden Arrows during the Absa Premiership 2018/19 match between Supersport United and Golden Arrows at the Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruita on 28 October 2018 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

by Graeme Jackson

Friday Nov 09, 2018. 07:48

Golden Arrows will look to stretch their unbeaten run in the Absa Premiership when they host Baroka FC at the Princess Magogo Stadium on 10 November 2018, kick-off at 15h30.

Arrows have gone five games without defeat in the league after they drew 1-1 away to SuperSport United on October 28. However, four of those matches have ended in draws.

Abafana Bes’thende have claimed five points from as many home matches this season. Their last result as hosts was a 1-0 win over Black Leopards in early October.

Baroka have gone nine league matches without a win after they were beaten 1-0 at Bloemfontein Celtic on October 28. The Limpopo side has failed to score in their last four league games.

Bakgaga have lost all five of their away matches this season and failed to score a single goal in the process.

In head-to-head stats, Arrows and Baroka have met in four league matches since 2016/17. Abafana Bes’thende boast an unbeaten record in the rivalry, with one win and three draws. The Durban side’s two home matches against Bakgaga have brought them one win and one draw.

Last season the teams cancelled each other out in their two league meetings, drawing 1-1 in the Limpopo province in October 2017 and 2-2 in KwaZulu-Natal in January 2018.

Arrows’ line-up from their 1-1 draw with SuperSport on October 28: Gumede, Sibisi, Mngwengwe (Bilankulu 59’), Mzava, Zwane, Conco, Molefe, Cele, Sabelo (Sibeko 46’), Sibiya, Lamola (Mutizwa 89’).

Baroka’s line-up from their 1-0 loss to Celtic on October 28: Chipezeze, Kgoetyane , Makime, Sibiya, Gebhardt, Mosele, Mdantsane, Chawaphiwa, Makgaka (Kgaswane 62'), Sodi (Chivaviro 67'), Makgantai (Maliba 81').

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