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Football | Absa Premiership

Moroka Swallows © Gallo Images

Swallows, SuperSport seek redemption



Moroka Swallows will be out to end their losing streak in the Absa Premiership when they host SuperSport United at Dobsonville Stadium on Friday, 7 December 2012, 8pm CAT (SA, GMT+2). Live on SS4 and supersport.com

Swallows lost a third successive match (and a fourth from their last five league outings) when they went down 2-0 away to Golden Arrows in midweek.

The Soweto side has won just two of their six home matches so far this season.

The Birds are placed 11th on the Absa Premiership log with 14 points from 13 matches.

SuperSport recorded yet another draw (their 11th of the season) in midweek when they played out a 1-1 at home to Bloemfontein Celtic.

The Pretoria side has managed nothing but draws on their travels in the league this season, with six stalemates from as many away matches.

Matsatsantsa are placed 10th on the Absa Premiership log with 14 points from 13 matches.

In head-to-head stats, Swallows and SuperSport have met in 43 league matches since 1990.

United have claimed 17 wins compared to 13 for the Birds, while 13 matches have ended in draws. The Soweto side has not claimed a league victory in this fixture since 2005/06.

The teams have an even record when it comes to home matches for Swallows: from 22 meetings, each side has eight wins and six have ended in draws.

Last season both league matches between the teams ended in draws: 1-1 in Soweto and 0-0 in Pretoria.

Swallows’ line-up from their 2-0 loss to Arrows: Mathibe, Kumalo, Da Costa, Hendricks, Lekgothoane, Nergadze, Tsutsulupa, Mathebula (Cisse 80’), Chabangu, Mabalane (Mashego 54’), Obada (Chenene 76’).

SuperSport’s line-up from their 1-1 draw with Celtic: Williams, Pietersen, Fransman, Diouf, Thwala, Doutie, September, Maluleka, Mulenga (Erasmus 58’), Hartog (Haskins 78’), Nyondo (Zuma 85’).

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