The 2018/19 Premier Soccer League (PSL) action resumed on Wednesday night.
The Team of Choice extended their winless run in the league to six matches when they drew 0-0 with Orlando Pirates away earlier this month.
As a result, Maritzburg are placed 14th on the league standings and they are only above the relegation play-off spot on goal difference.
Maritzburg head coach Fadlu Davids will look to mastermind a win which would see his side move further away from the relegation zone.
They will face a Leopards side who extended their winless run to five games in the league by losing 1-0 to Bidvest Wits at home, almost two weeks ago.
The defeat left Lidoda Duvha placed 16th on the league standings and they are two points behind 12th-placed Chippa United.
Newly-appointed Leopards head coach Dylan Kerr will be keen to secure his first victory since his appointment.
Usuthu are currently enjoying a three-match unbeaten run in the league having defeated Chippa United 1-0 away late last month.
As a result, AmaZulu are placed 15th on the league standings and they are three points behind 13th-placed Free State Stars.
They will take on a wounded Celtic side who saw their three-match unbeaten run in the league come to an end when they lost 2-1 to Polokwane City at home.
The defeat saw Celtic slip down to fifth place on the league standings, and they are two points behind second-placed Bidvest Wits.
Celtic head coach Steve Komphela will be eager to lead his side to victory which would see the Free State giants keep up with the league's pacesetters.
The last league meeting between AmaZulu and Celtic ended in a 1-1 draw in Bloemfontein.
Lastly, Wits will square off with a rejuvenated Lamontville Golden Arrows side at the Bidvest Stadium in the City of Gold, Johannesburg.
The Clever Boys returned to winning ways in the league when they beat Leopards away in their previous match.
The victory saw Wits remain second on the league standings and they are now five points behind log leaders Orlando Pirates.
Wits head coach Gavin Hunt will be looking to guide his side to victory in order to cut Pirates' lead at the top.
They will face off with an Arrows side who ended its ended their three-match winless run in the league by defeating Kaizer Chiefs 2-1 away earlier this month.
As a result, Arrows are placed 10th on the league standings, and they are three points behind seventh-placed Chiefs.
Arrows head coach Clinton Larsen will be keen to mastermind a victory which would see his side move into the top eight.
Wits beat Arrows 2-1 away in their last league meeting in February 2018.
|Match Number||Fixture||Date||Venue||Kick-off Time||TV channel|
|1||Maritzburg United vs. Black Leopards||Dec 12||Makhulong Stadium||19h30||N/A|
|2||AmaZulu FC vs. Bloemfontein Celtic||Dec 12||King Zwelithini tadium||19h30||SS7|
|3||Bidvest Wits vs. Golden Arrows||Dec12||Bidvest Stadium||19h30||N/A|