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

Steve Komphela
The Lions of the North and Abafana Bes'thende are desperate for first win, while Lidoda Duvha are looking to hand Siwelele first defeat

The 2018/19 Premier Soccer League (PSL) action will continue on Sunday afternoon.

Highlands Parks will be eyeing their first win of the season when they host Golden Arrows at the Makhulong Stadium in Tembisa.

The Lions of the North held Baroka to a 1-1 draw in their previous league game which was played in Polokwane over two weeks ago.

As a result, Highlands Park are placed 13th on the league standings with four points and they are also undefeated having recorded four successive draws.

Owen Da Gama, Highlands Park

Highlands Park head coach Owen Da Gama will be keen to mastermind his side's maiden win of the season.

The 2017/18 National First Division (NFD) champions will look to Thabo Motlafi, who netted during their clash with Baroka last month.

The Lions of the North will host an Arrows side that is desperate for three points as they remain winless this season.

Abafana Bes'thende were held to a 1-1 draw by Polokwane City in their previous league game which was played in Durban almost three weeks ago.

The draw left Arrows in 10th place on the league standings with two points having registered two draws and two defeats.

With pressure mounting, Arrows head coach Clinton Larsen will be keen to lead his side to victory in Gauteng.

Danny Venter, Golden Arrows & Mamelodi Sundowns, August 2018

Arrows' dangerman is Danny Venter, who grabbed an assist against Polokwane City last month.

The last meeting between Highlands Park and Arrows in a league game was on the 1st of April 2017.

Abafana Bes'thende edged out the Lions of the North 2-1 in Durban. 

Meanwhile, Black Leopards will be hoping to snap their winless run in the league when they welcome Bloemfontein Celtic at the Thohoyandou Stadium in Limpopo.

Lidoda Duvha succumbed to a 2-1 defeat to Orlando Pirates in their previous league game which was played in Polokwane over two weeks ago.

The defeat left Leopards placed ninth on the league standings with five points having recorded two draws, one win and one defeat.

Joel Masutha Black Leopards

Leopards head coach Joel Masutha will be keen to guide his side to victory in their first PSL match in Thohoyandou this season.

Joseph Mhlongo, who netted with a stunning strike during Leopards' clash with Pirates, will be looking to inspire his side to victory.

The 2017/18 NFD runners-up will lock horns with a Celtic side that's eager to extend its unbeaten run this season.

Phunya Sele Sele held Kaizer Chiefs to a 2-2 draw in their previous league game which was played in Johannesburg almost three weeks ago.

Despite the draw, Celtic remained second on the league standings with 10 points having recorded three wins and one draw.

Celtic head coach Steve Komphela will be keen to ensure that his side keeps up with early pacesetters and log leaders Bidvest Wits.

Ndumiso Mabena, who opened his scoring account for the season against Chiefs last month, is the dangerman for Phunya Sele Sele.

The last time Leopards faced Celtic in a PSL game was on the 19th of December 2012.

The two teams played to a 1-1 draw in Bloemfontein. 

Match Number Fixture Date Venue Kick-off Time TV channel
1 Highlands Park v Golden Arrows Sept 16 Makhulong Stadium 15:00pm N/A
2 Black Leopards v Bloemfontein Celtic Sept 16 Thohoyandou Stadium 15:00pm SABC 1