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AmaZulu head to Harry Gwala Stadium on Saturday for the Premier Division meeting with home team Maritzburg United.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Maritzburg United v AmaZulu are shown below (plus the best game odds).
Maritzburg United will be looking for an improved result here following a 2-0 Premier Division defeat last time out to SuperSport United.
It has been seldom in recent games that Maritzburg United have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. In fact, Maritzburg have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 8 goals along the way. Let’s find out if that trend can be sustained here.
AmaZulu will come into the clash following on from a 1-0 Premier Division win with the eclipse of Moroka Swallows in their most recent outing.
A succession of resolute performances from the AmaZulu defensive players has seen their ‘goals against’ tally amounting to 4 from their previous 6 clashes in total. During the same period, their forwards have scored 9.
Head to head
A glance at their prior head-to-head meetings going back to 16/02/2018 shows us that Maritzburg United have won 3 of these games & AmaZulu 0, with the number of drawn games standing at 3.
6 goals were shared by the two clubs in these games, with 5 from Maritzburg and 1 belonging to Usuthu. That is an average goals per game value of 1.
Team News: Maritzburg United
There aren’t many personnel worries, with just the lone fitness concern for the Maritzburg United manager Eric Tinkler to be concerned with from a near full-strength set of players. José Alí Meza (Knee Injury) misses out. Farès Hachi cannot play in this game through suspension.
Team News: AmaZulu
Thanks to a completely injury-free group available for selection, AmaZulu manager Jozef Vukušič does not have any fitness concerns at all ahead of this match.
We’re of the opinion that AmaZulu and Maritzburg United should play out a closely-fought contest here.
It could well end in a draw. We therefore see a close game with a 1-1 scoreline when the referee blows the full-time whistle.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Harry Gwala Stadium (12,000)
Captain: Siyanda Xulu
Chairman: Farook Kadodia
Manager: Eric Tinkler
Competitions: Premier Division position 13