Odds against United as they face Amakhosi in tricky MTN tie

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Maritzburg United’s new kits modelled by (from left) defender Rushine de Reuck, midfielder Keagan Buchanan, striker Judas Moseamedi, New Zealander Dan Morgan and defender Pogiso Sanoka.
Maritzburg United’s new kits modelled by (from left) defender Rushine de Reuck, midfielder Keagan Buchanan, striker Judas Moseamedi, New Zealander Dan Morgan and defender Pogiso Sanoka.
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Adapting to matches where there are no fans on the stands is like sitting through a much-anticipated movie that has poor audio.

Maritzburg United learnt that the hard way in the PSL’s bio-bubble in Gauteng at the end of last season, where their top-five hopes were killed through a sudden change in form, and coach Eric Tinkler is still very concerned about the issue.

In fact, his men’s bid to start their new campaign on a high note against Kaizer Chiefs in the MTN8 quarter-finals at an obligatory-empty FNB Stadium in Egoli on Sunday comes after a very dramatic week for the “Team of Choice” on and off the field.

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