Leaders SuperSport visit Aces

Mpumalanga Black Aces will look to end SuperSport United’s 100 percent record in the Absa Premiership when the teams meet at Mbombela Stadium on Sunday, kick-off at 15h00.

Aces come into the match having suffered a 3-2 loss away to Moroka Swallows in their last outing.

The Mpumalanga side’s previous home match was a 1-0 loss at home to champions Kaizer Chiefs.

Their next three league opponents are Maritzburg United (away), Bloemfontein Celtic (home) and Platinum Stars (away).

AmaZayoni are placed 11th on the Absa Premiership log with three points from as many matches.

SuperSport maintained their perfect start to the league season with a 3-1 win at home to Chiefs in their last outing.

The Tshwane side’s previous away match was a 1-0 win at city rivals University of Pretoria.

Their next three league opponents are Moroka Swallows (home), AmaZulu and Maritzburg United (both away).

Matsatsantsa are placed first on the Absa Premiership log with nine points from three matches.

In head-to-head stats, Aces and SuperSport have met in 16 league matches since 1990.

AmaZayoni have eight wins compared to Matsatsantsa’s four, while four matches have been drawn.

Aces have a good home record against United, with four wins and just one loss from eight matches.

When the teams last met in the league – in the 2010/11 season – each managed to win their home match 2-1.

Aces’ line-up from their 3-2 loss to Swallows: Nhlapo, Mabaso, Ferreira, Mwanjale, Hendricks, Zwane, Nato (Ngobeni 76’), Zuke, Qalinge, Okonkwo (Nale 66’), Khenyeza.

SuperSport’s line-up from their 3-1 win over Chiefs: Williams, Nkausu, Diouf, September, Mdledle, Gyimah, Mkhabela, Phala, Mathebula (Maluleke 87’), Chenene (Maluleka 87’), Grobler.