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Mamelodi Sundowns will be facing visiting side Golden Arrows at Lucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium in the Premier Division clash on Wednesday.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Mamelodi Sundowns v Golden Arrows are shown on this page - plus the latest match odds.
Mamelodi Sundowns will be looking to improve on their last outing here following a 1-2 Premier Division loss in their previous game against Kaizer Chiefs.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent games where Mamelodi Sundowns have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. In fact, Sundowns have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 matches, letting in 6 goals in the process. It will be interesting to see whether or not that trend can be continued on here.
Pre-game facts show that Mamelodi Sundowns:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Golden Arrows in their last 2 matches.
- haven’t won at home in the past 2 matches in the league.
In their previous game, Golden Arrows drew 0-0 in the Premier Division tie with Chippa United.
Over the course of 5 of the prior six games involving Golden Arrows, a comparatively low number of goals have been scored between them and opposing sides. The overall average number of goals per game in that spell works out to a paltry 1.67, with the average goals for Abafana Bes'thende standing at 1.
Heading into this contest, Golden Arrows haven't been defeated in their previous 6 away league matches.
Head to head
A look at their most recent head-to-head clashes dating back to 17/04/2018 shows us that Mamelodi Sundowns have won 4 of these and Golden Arrows 1, with the number of drawn games being 1.
12 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 8 from Sundowns and 4 belonging to Abafana Bes'thende. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.
Team News: Mamelodi Sundowns
Mamelodi Sundowns boss has no fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this clash owing to a completely healthy squad ready to go.
Team News: Golden Arrows
Owing to a completely healthy squad to pick from, Golden Arrows manager Steve Komphela does not have any fitness concerns to report ahead of this clash.
In this match, Golden Arrows should be able to score a goal against this Mamelodi Sundowns lineup, but that isn’t expected to prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
We’re going for a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 winning margin for Mamelodi Sundowns by the conclusion of the game. We are expecting it to be pretty even.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Lucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium (28,900)
Captain: Hlompho Kekana
Chairman: Patrice Motsepe
Competitions: Premier Division position 1