Absa Premiership: Big week ahead

After a weekend that saw a total of 11 goals being scored in six matches, the exciting Absa Premiership action continues this week with all the 16 teams set to be involved in the mid-week matches scheduled to take place across the country.

Two unbeaten sides; Mamelodi Sundowns and Bidvest Wits are both in action on Tuesday night as they look to maintain their good start to the season which has seen them both win two out of their first three matches.

The Brazilians will travel to Cape Town to face a wounded Ajax Cape Town side that has only collected a single point out of a possible nine while the Students welcome second-placed AmaZulu to the Bidvest Stadium.

The pick of Tuesday night’s action will take place in the Free State capital where Bloemfontein Celtic will host defending champions Kaizer Chiefs in a fixture that traditionally draws a large crowd.

The much anticipated clash between table-toppers SuperSport United and Soweto Giants Moroka Swallows headline the fixtures on an action-packed Wednesday night which will also see Platinum Stars- the only other unbeaten side, in action.

Dikwena will welcome a confident University of Pretoria side to the Royal Bafokeng Stadium after collecting their first win of the season on Saturday.

Elsewhere, Golden Arrows and Free State Stars will both be looking to get their second wins of the season when they meet at the King Zwelithini stadium.

All eyes will most likely be focused on proceedings at the Orlando Stadium where Orlando Pirates and Polokwane City- the only teams yet to collect any points, will lock horns.

The Buccaneers have only played one Absa Premiership match so far due to their intense CAF Champions League schedule while newcomers Polokwane City have had a baptism of fire in their debut season so far.

The night’s events will be concluded at the Harry Gwala Stadium where 13th placed Maritzburg United take on 10th placed Mpumalanga Black Aces.