Absa Premiership

Polokwane out to avoid hat-trick defeats

Puleng Tlolane (Gallo Images)
Puleng Tlolane (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Polokwane City will be out to avoid a hat-trick of Absa Premiership defeats when they host SuperSport United at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium on 16 January 2016, kick-off at 15h30.

Polokwane suffered a second successive defeat when they were beaten 1-0 at Black Aces on January 9.

The Limpopo side has claimed eight points from five home matches this season.

Rise and Shine are placed 13th on the Absa Premiership log with 12 points from 13 matches.

SuperSport extended their unbeaten run in the league to six matches with a 2-2 draw at home to Maritzburg United on January 10.

The Tshwane side has claimed 11 points from six away matches this season.

Matsatsantsa are placed eighth on the Absa Premiership log with 17 points from 13 matches.

In head-to-head stats, Polokwane and SuperSport have met in four league matches since 2013/14.

Matsatsantsa boast an unbeaten record in the sequence, with two wins and two draws.

Polokwane’s two home matches against United have seen them record a 1-1 draw and 2-1 loss.

Last season Matsatsantsa took four points off Rise and Shine, drawing 1-1 in Tshwane before claiming a 2-1 away win on the final day of the campaign.

The teams’ four league meetings have produced 13 goals.

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