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Pirates look to take title race to final round

Pirates look to take title race to final round

Orlando Pirates will hope to take the Absa Premiership title race to the final round of the season by winning at Cape Town Stadium against hosts Cape Town City on 28 April 2018, kick-off at 15h00 CAT. City played to their third successive draw in the league when they fought back from a goal down to hold Polokwane City 1-1 in Limpopo on April 25. The Cape side has won just once in their last 10 league matches but still…

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Stars look for return to top form

Stars look for return to top form

Free State Stars will look for a return to top form in the Absa Premiership when they host Kaizer Chiefs at Goble Park Stadium on 4 April 2018, kick-off at 18h00. Stars saw their five-game unbeaten streak ended on March 17 when they were defeated 1-0 at Chippa United. The Free State side has lost just two of their last 11 league matches. Ea Lla Koto has claimed 22 points from 12 home matches this season, with their last game…

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Arrows take aim at in-form Pirates

Arrows take aim at in-form Pirates

Golden Arrows will welcome an in-form Orlando Pirates for an Absa Premiership clash at Princess Magogo Stadium on 17 March 2018, kick-off at 20h15. Arrows were held 2-2 in their last league outing, a draw away to Polokwane City on March 4. The Durban side conceded a late equaliser to miss out on claiming a second straight win. Abafana Bes’thende have claimed 15 points from 11 home matches this season, with their last game as hosts ending in a 1-0…

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Arsenal desperate to get back on track

Arsenal desperate to get back on track

Arsenal will be desperate to get back on track when they host Watford at the Emirates Stadium for a Premier League clash on Sunday, 11 March 2018, kick-off at 15h30 CAT. Arsenal had lost four successive matches heading into Thursday night’s UEFA Europa League clash away to AC Milan, including successive 3-0 hammerings at the hands of Manchester City in the League Cup and Premier League. Yet it was last weekend’s 2-1 loss at Brighton & Hove Albion which arguably…

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AmaZulu welcome log leaders Sundowns

AmaZulu welcome log leaders Sundowns

AmaZulu will have the challenge of facing the Absa Premiership leaders when they host Mamelodi Sundowns at King Zwelithini Stadium on 2 March 2018, kick-off at 18h00. AmaZulu played to their ninth draw of the season when they were held 0-0 at Free State Stars on February 24. The Durban side has lost just one of its last seven league games to rise into the top 10 of the standings. Usuthu has claimed 17 points from 11 home matches this…

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Draw kings Chippa welcome Pirates to Port Elizabeth

Draw kings Chippa welcome Pirates to Port Elizabeth

Chippa United will look to break their run of draws in the Absa Premiership when they host Orlando Pirates at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on 25 February 2018, kick-off at 15h30. Chippa were held 0-0 away to Baroka FC on February 17, their fifth successive draw (and a sixth game unbeaten in their current run). The Eastern Cape side has recorded 12 draws from their 21 league matches this season. The Chilli Boys have claimed 15 points from 11 home…

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Chiefs look to continue unbeaten run

Chiefs look to continue unbeaten run

Kaizer Chiefs will look to continue their unbeaten run in the Absa Premiership when they host Cape Town City at FNB Stadium on 17 February 2018, kick-off at 20h15. Chiefs extended their unbeaten streak in the league to seven matches with a 1-1 draw away to Bidvest Wits on February 3. The Soweto side has claimed 15 points from a possible 21 and conceded just three goals in the sequence. The Amakhosi have claimed just 11 points from nine home…

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Chelsea look to get back on track

Chelsea look to get back on track

Chelsea will look to get back on track in the Premier League when they host West Bromwich Albion at Stamford Bridge on Monday, 12 February 2018, kick-off at 22h00 CAT. Chelsea comes into the game in the midst of a crisis, having lost three of their last four matches across all competitions – including back-to-back league defeats to Bournemouth (0-3) and Watford (1-4). The shocking dip in form has seen the Blues drop to fourth place on the Premier League…

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Man City, Leicester clash underscored by Riyad Mahrez’s absence

Man City, Leicester clash underscored by Riyad Mahrez’s absence

The Premier League clash between Manchester City and Leicester City at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday, 10 February 2018, will be underscored by the absence of Riyad Mahrez. The mercurial Algerian attacker was on the verge of joining Man City from the Foxes at the end of last month, but the transfer window snapped shut with Leicester having rejected a big-money offer for the player. Mahrez has skipped training ever since and is reportedly depressed at his inability to leave…

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Man United target three points at St James’ Park

Man United target three points at St James’ Park

Manchester United will target a three-point haul when they take on hosts Newcastle United in a Premier League clash at St James’ Park on Sunday, 11 February 2018, kick-off at 16h15 CAT. Man United come into the encounter having returned to winning form last weekend by defeating Huddersfield Town 2-0 at home, a match which featured a first goal for the club by new signing Alexis Sanchez. One of the interesting aspects to look out for ahead of this match…

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