Match stats: Platinum Stars v Maritzburg United
18 December 2015
KThe Team of Choice return to Absa Premiership action when they take on Platinum Stars in the North West on Sunday in the final match of 2015.
Dikwena conceded a second straight loss when they went down 1-0 to Polokwane City.
Stars are fifth on the Absa log - 18 points from 10 games.
United picked up their second draw of the season with a 1-1 at home to Kaizer Chiefs.
The Team of Choice are 16th on the Absa Premiership log with five points from 11 matches.
In head-to-head stats, the North West team and the side from KZN have clashed n 18 league matches.
Stars have 10 wins, the Team of Choice five, with three draws.
Stars have won five of their nine home matches, lose twice.
Last season Maritzburg beat Dikwena twice - 3-1 at home and 2-1 away.
The teams have played to just one goalless stalemate in their last 10 league meetings.
Stars’ line-up from their 1-0 loss to Polokwane: Mzimela, Mere, Gumede, Nhlapo, Tshabalala, Mabena, Madondo, Madubanya (Rodgers 62’), Hadebe (Segolela 46’), Ng’ambi, Ntuli.
Maritzburg’s line-up from their 1-1 draw with Chiefs: Salie, Teyise, Mngonyama, Booysen (Hartog 68’), Zulu, Nene, Lentjies (Paintsil 90+2’), Onyango, D. Mekoa, Rusike, Anas (Cele 74’).