Sizzling midweek six

2011-08-17 10:04

The Absa Premiership action continues today with six more fixtures concluding the midweek schedule.

The pick of tonight’s line-up is undoubtedly the first Soweto derby of the season between Moroka Swallows and Kaizer Chiefs at Dobsonville Stadium.

The Birds and Amakhosi chalked up victories on the opening day of the season last weekend and will be pressed to maintain the same form tonight.

Thus far, Orlando Pirates and Bloemfontein Celtic remains the two sides that have collected maximum points from their first two league outings.

Pirates edged out Platinum Stars 1-0 yesterday while Celtic crushed rookies Black Leopards 2-0 on the same day.

Amakhosi will be under added pressure to emulate the early pace-setters given their pre-season “favourites” tag.

While Chiefs scraped through 2-1 in their opening game against Jomo Cosmos last Saturday, Swallows demolished Santos 3-1 in their start to the campaign.

Today’s full fixtures at a glance:

» SuperSport United vs Golden Arrows (Lucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium, 7.30pm)

» Ajax Cape Town vs Maritzburg United (Cape Town Stadium, 7.30pm)

» AmaZulu vs Free State Stars (King Zwelithini Stadium, 7.30pm)

» Bidvest Wits vs Santos (Mbombela Stadium, 7.30pm)

» Jomo Cosmos vs Mamelodi Sundowns (Sinaba Stadium (8pm)

» Moroka Swallows vs Kaizer Chiefs (Dobsonville Stadium, 8pm)

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