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Football | Absa Premiership

Moroka Swallows © Gallo Images

Swallows aim to end winless streak



Moroka Swallows will aim to end their winless streak in the Absa Premiership when they host Maritzburg United at Dobsonville Stadium on Saturday, kick-off at 8:15pm CAT (SA, GMT+2).

Swallows racked up a fourth match without a victory when they suffered a 3-2 loss at the hands of Kaizer Chiefs in midweek.

The Soweto side will be looking to improve on a home record which has seen them pick up two wins from five matches.

The Birds are placed eighth on the Absa Premiership log with 14 points from 11 matches.

Maritzburg extended their unbeaten run to five matches in midweek then they played to a 0-0 draw at home to SuperSport United.

The KwaZulu-Natal side has performed admirably away from home this season, with three wins and two draws from five matches.

The Team of Choice is placed third on the Absa Premiership log with 20 points from 11 matches.

In head-to-head stats, Swallows and Maritzburg have met in 12 league matches since 2005/06.

The Birds have claimed six wins compared to just two for the Team of Choice, while there have been four draws.

Swallows have an unbeaten home record against Maritzburg, with four wins and two draws from six matches.

Last season the Birds took four points off the Pietermaritzburg side, drawing 2-2 in Soweto before a 1-0 win in the return match in KwaZulu-Natal.

Swallows’ line-up from their 3-2 loss to Chiefs: Etafia, Mapemba, Mungomeni, Hendricks, Mjempu, Obada, Nergadze, Tsutsulupa (Mathebula 56’), Chenene (Khumalo 90’), Chabangu, Mashego (Mabalane 70’).

Maritzburg’s line-up from their 0-0 draw with SuperSport: Walters, Cloete, Morton, M. Booysen, Matuka, Awal (Mandaza 60’), Buckley, Hendricks, Evans, Smeekes (Zulu 75’), Malajila.

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