Stellenbosch look to keep up good form

Stellenbosch look to keep up good form
Deano van Rooyen of Stellenbosch FC

by Graeme Jackson

Wednesday Aug 26, 2020. 16:18

Stellenbosch will look to keep up their good form in the Absa Premiership when they host Chippa United at Tuks Stadium on Friday 28 August 2020, kick-off at 18h00.

Stellenbosch have claimed seven points from the last nine available after holding log leaders Kaizer Chiefs 1-1 away from home on August 23, with another goal from Leletu Skelem. The Cape side has claimed 21 points from 13 home matches so far this season.

Chippa come into the match off the back of a 1-0 win away to Baroka FC on August 22, a result which gave a massive boost to their Premiership survival hopes. The Chilli Boys have taken 14 points from 13 games on the road in the 2019/20 campaign.

In head-to-head stats, Stellenbosch and Chippa have met in just one previous top-flight league match. That encounter took place earlier this season, with the teams drawing 0-0 at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in August 2019.

Stellenbosch’s line-up from their 1-1 draw with Chiefs on August 23: Langeveldt, Mobbie, De Goede, Robertson, van Heerden (Ndlovu 81’), Msengi (Moroole 90+2’), Mthethwa, Sinkala (Bergman 45+2’), Moon (van Rooyen 82’), Skelem (Mbekile 81’), du Preez.

Chippa’s line-up from their 1-0 win over Baroka on August 22: Mothwa, Modisane, Nsabiyumva, Thopola, Malepe, Mahola (Komane 46′), Masalesa (Lentjies 83′), Maphangule, Jodwana (Mthethwa 84′), Gamildien (Lebitso 61′), Kwem (Sekotlong 83′).

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