Absa Premiership

Ea Lla Koto look to down Arrows

Free State Stars (Gallo Images)
Free State Stars (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Free State Stars will look to continue their strong form in the Absa Premiership when they host Golden Arrows at Goble Park.

Stars picked up their fourth win in the space of eight matches when they defeated Jomo Cosmos 1-0 at home on December 19.

The Free State side has claimed nine points from six home matches this season.

Ea Lla Koto are placed 10th on the Absa Premiership log with 15 points from 11 matches.

Arrows returned to winning form when they defeated Polokwane City 1-0 at home on December 19.

The Durban side has claimed seven points from six away matches this season.

Abafana Bes’thende are placed sixth on the Absa Premiership log with 17 points from 11 matches.

In head-to-head stats, Stars and Arrows have met in 20 league matches since 2000/01.

Ea La Koto have eight wins compared to four for Abafana Bes’thende, while eight matches have been drawn.

Stars have an unbeaten home record against Arrows, with six wins and four draws from 10 matches.

The teams last met in the 2013/14 season, with Ea Lla Koto claiming a league ‘double’ thanks to a 1-0 away win and 2-1 home win.

The teams have only played to one draw in their last 10 league meetings, having played to seven in their first 10.

Kick-off is at 15:30 on Saturday, January 9.

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