Match Stats: AmaZulu v Maritzburg United
8 May 2015
With AmaZulu fighting for survival, while the Team of Choice are hunting down a top eight finish, the stakes are high for Saturday’s KZN derby in Durban.
The match takes place at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday, 09 May 2015, kick-off at 15h00.
AmaZulu beat University of Pretoria 2-1 on Wednesday to move off the foot of the table and into 15 th position ith 27 points from 29 matches.
Maritzburg recorded their 10th draw of the season when they were held 1-1 at home by Orlando Pirates in midweek.
The Team of Choice is placed eighth on the Absa Premiership log with 37 points from 29 matches.
In head-to-head stats, AmaZulu and Maritzburg have met in 15 league matches since 2006/07.
The Team of Choice has claimed seven wins compared to two for Usuthu, while five matches have been drawn.
AmaZulu have won just one of their seven home matches against United, suffering four defeats in the process.
When the teams met earlier this season, goals from Cele and Ndulula saw them play to a 1-1 draw in Pietermaritzburg.
AmaZulu’s line-up from their 2-1 win over Tuks: Murambadoro, Johannes (Shabalala 45’), Ouro-Akoriko, Van Heerden, Hlanti, Nyongo, Mwedihanga, Arwuah, Ooko, Ntuli (A. Dlamini 90’), Mwape (T. Dlamini 78’).
Maritzburg’s line-up from their 1-1 draw with Pirates: Vries, Paintsil, Mkhize, Booysen (Khumzlo 46’), Zulu, Lentjies, Mngonyama, Mekoa, Cele (Banda 74’), De Jongh and Anas (Vilakazi 69’).