Wednesday’s PSL fixtures, kick-off times, TV channels and preview

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The Clever Boys are keen to cut Bucs' lead at the top, while Abafana Bes'thende are eager to move into the top eight

The 2018/19 Premier Soccer League (PSL) action resumed on Wednesday night.

Maritzburg United are set to host Black Leopards at the Harry Gwala Stadium in the city of Pietermaritzburg.

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 United Fadlu Davids

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.

Maritzburg edged out Leopards 2-1 at home in their last league meeting in March 2013.

At the King Zwelithini Stadium in the city of Durban, AmaZulu FC will face off against Bloemfontein Celtic.

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.

Steve Komphela, Bloemfontein Celtic

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.

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Clinton Larsen Golden Arrows

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

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