Kaizer Chiefs want to move to 21 points with a win over Golden Arrows this weekend.
The two sides meet at the Princess Magogo Stadium, a relatively small pitch compared to the FNB Stadium where Amakhosi usually play their home games.
Durban hasn't been a happy hunting venue for the Glamour Boys in recent months, with their recent loss coming at the hands of Orlando Pirates in the Telkom Knockout Cup a week ago.
Clinton Larsen's men know that facing Amakhosi won't be easy, especially because Arrows lost to them in the Nedbank Cup earlier this year.
Arrows find themselves outside the top eight bracket with just 12 points, and they will want to increase this tally by upsetting the odds on the day.
|Game||Golden Arrows v Kaizer Chiefs|
|Date||Saturday, December 1|
|Time||18:00 SA Time|
TV Channel, Live Score & How To Watch
In South Africa, the game will be shown live on SuperSport 4. You can also catch live updates on Goal.com .
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Squads & Team News
Chiefs have all the players available for this encounter except two of their players who are still recovering from injury.
Joseph Mlolangoane and Wiseman Meyiwa are still not ready to return to action, but Solinas will be pleased with the resurgence of Kabelo Mahlasela.
Mahlasela opened his scoring account in midweek, and alongside Khama Billiat, the former Bloemfontein Celtic may play an important role against Abafana Bes'thende.
Solinas' challenge has been his team selection and rotation policy which at times have backfired.
The Italian mentor is likely to make changes from the team that faced Zimamoto.
Potential Chiefs XI: Khune, Mphahlele, Walusimbi, Mathoho, Hadebe, Katsande, Maluleka, Mahlasela, Manyama, Billiat, Castro .
Meanwhile, Arrows have a few injury concerns despite having prepared for this encounter for 21 days.
During that time, Chiefs played twice, but this could swing the pendulum in their favour as the players are much fitter than their Durban-based opponents.
Devine Lunga is back after recovering from a foot injury, but he will not feature for this clash as he's still not 100 percent fit.
Also unavailable are Danny Phiri and Zolani Nkombelo together midfield duo of Mzwandile Buthelezi and Sandile Zuke who are both out for the remainder of 2018.
Potential Arrows XI: Mbaeva, Bilankulu, Mathiane, Zwane, Motebejane, Molefe, Cele, Sibiya, Dube, Lamola, Sibeko.
Based on form, Amakhosi are strong favourites to win this encounter having won three of their last five league matches, drawing one and losing just once.
Arrows on the other hand, have won just once in their last five league matches, while losing two and drawing the other two - a record which they will want to change sooner rather than later.
In head-to-head stats, Amakhosi and Abafana Bes'thende have met 28 times in the league in the past.
Chiefs won 17 to Arrows' four while the other seven matches ended in draws.
Arrows have conceded a whopping 42 goals against Amakhosi in those 28 matches, while scoring a mere 17 - seven of which were scored in Durban.
Khama Billiat is Amakhosi's top goalscorer and creative mind with four goals and three assists in the league respectively.
For Arrows, Lerato Lamola and Knox Mutizwa are tied on two goals while Danny Venter has two assits to his name thus far.