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Maritzburg United will be visiting King Zwelithini Stadium on Sunday for the Premier Division meeting with hosts AmaZulu.
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AmaZulu won’t want a repeat of their last result here after a 0-1 Premier Division losing effort in their last game against Kaizer Chiefs.
Fewer than three goals per game were seen in 5 of the past 6 fixtures where AmaZulu have taken part. Breaking down the goal distribution during that period, their opponents scored a total of 7 and Usuthu got themselves 6.
Coming into this contest, AmaZulu haven't won against Maritzburg United in their last 8 matches in the league.
Maritzburg United will go into this match following a 0-2 Premier Division win with the downing of Kaizer Chiefs in their previous game.
The stats don’t lie, and Maritzburg United have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing their opponents hit 8 goals in total. In defence, Maritzburg have clearly had some problems. That pattern won’t necessarily be carried forward here, however.
Coming into this fixture, Maritzburg United have not won against AmaZulu when having played them away from home in the previous 3 league matches.
Head to head
Checking on their most recent head-to-head clashes stretching back to 12/09/2017 tells us that AmaZulu have won 0 of these games & Maritzburg United 3, with the tally of drawn games being 3.
A total of 8 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 2 of them from Usuthu and 6 being from Maritzburg. The average number of goals per game works out to 1.33.
Team News: AmaZulu
AmaZulu manager Jozef Vukušič will be grateful to have no fitness concerns at all ahead of this match owing to a fully injury-free squad to choose from.
Team News: Maritzburg United
Owing to a completely injury-free squad to pick from, Maritzburg United boss Eric Tinkler has no fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this game.
Looking at these two, we feel that Maritzburg United and AmaZulu could both end up scoring in a what should be a good tussle with little between the two teams.
It appears that a draw might be on the cards. We’re therefore predicting a very close game with a 1-1 score draw at the conclusion of the game.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: King Zwelithini Stadium (10,000)
Captain: Mbongeni Gumede
Chairman: Patrick Sokhela
Manager: Jozef Vukušič
Competitions: Premier Division position 9