Clever Boys up against draw kings


Bidvest Wits’ next Premiership opponents, SuperSport United, will be desperate to avoid yet another draw when they host the fast-improving Clever Boys at Lucas Moripe Stadium on Saturday, 27 October 2012, kick-off at 15h30.

SuperSport are unbeaten in the league this season, but six of their seven matches haveended in draws.

The Pretoria’s team latest result in the league was a thrilling 3-3 away to Black Leopards earlier this month.

Matsatsantsa are placed 10th on the Absa Premiership log with nine points from seven matches.

Bidvest Wits come into the game in good form, having won two successive league matches against Maritzburg United and Golden Arrows (both 1-0).

The Johannesburg side has had mixed form away from home this season, picking upfour points from three matches on the road.

The Clever Boys are placed sixth on the Absa Premiership log with 11 points from seven matches.

In head-to-head stats, SuperSport and Wits have met in 40 league matches since1990.

United have 14 wins to the University-based side’s 11, while there have been 15 draws.

SuperSport’s home record against Wits reads: P20 W8 D6 L6 GF19 GA16.

SuperSport’s line-up from their 3-3 draw with Leopards:

Williams, Pietersen, Fransman, Diouf, Mdledle, Maluleke, Gyimah, Maluleka (Doutie 74’), Mulenga (Paulse 64’), Nyondo (Erasmus 58’), Khenyeza.

Wits’ line-up from their 1-0 win over Arrows:

Hoffman, Moon, Mokoena, Sweswe, Mayinga, Papy (Nato 89’), Nengomasha, Pattison, Seedat, Kadi (Jayiya 86’), Fanteni (Vilakazi 66’).

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