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The Premier Division match at Harry Gwala Stadium on Friday will see home team Maritzburg United ready themselves for the challenge from opponents Moroka Swallows.
Our Maritzburg United v Moroka Swallows predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below (plus the best game odds).
Maritzburg United will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following the 0-1 Premier Division triumph against Stellenbosch.
Fewer than three goals per game were recorded in 5 of the last 6 meetings where Maritzburg United have been involved. Breaking down the goal attribution during that period, opposition teams scored an aggregate of 5 while Maritzburg totted up 10. Such a pattern won’t necessarily be sustained into this match, of course.
Their previous form shows that Maritzburg United:
- have left without a victory over Moroka Swallows in their previous 3 league matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 4 home league matches.
In their previous fixture, Moroka Swallows drew 1-1 in the Premier Division tie with SuperSport United.
The stats tell the story, and Moroka Swallows have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, conceding 6 goals in total. Defensively, Swallows just haven’t been too solid at all.
Their previous form shows that Moroka Swallows:
- have not been beaten in their last 2 league matches away from home.
- have not won away from home in their last 6 league games.
Team News: Maritzburg United
Maritzburg United manager Eric Tinkler doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this clash with a fully healthy group available to select from.
Team News: Moroka Swallows
Owing to a completely healthy group available for selection, Moroka Swallows boss Fani Madida does not have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this game.
Our thinking is that Moroka Swallows will need to push hard to register a score against this Maritzburg United lineup who we reckon will manage to score & go ahead.
We’ve gone for a hard-fought contest, finishing with a 1-0 winning margin for Maritzburg United when all is said and done.
We’re expecting it to be that close.
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