Saturday’s PSL Joint Preview: Bidvest Wits tackle SuperSport United, Black Leopards face Maritzburg United

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) action will continue on Saturday and Goal previews three matches as the season draws to a close

Black Leopards will welcome Maritzburg United at the Thohoyandou Stadium in a clash between two relegation threatened teams.

Lidoda Duvha are still licking their wounds after losing 3-1 to Bidvest Wits in their midweek encounter away in Johannesburg.

They are placed 13th on the league log table with 26 points from as many games and this will be a perfect opportunity to secure maximum points in front of their fans.

Martzburg, who lost 1-0 to Orlando Pirates on Wednesday, still have a chance to survive relegation to the National First Division (NFD).

The Team of Choice, who are under the guidance of Eric Tinkler, are placed 16th on the standings with 20 points from 27 matches.

Meanwhile, Highlands Park will square off with Polokwane City at the Makhulong Stadium in a match between two teams which are looking to finish the season in the top eight.

The Lions of the North are in high spirits after securing a point during their 1-1 draw with Cape Town City in the Mother City on Wednesday night.

Having already secured their PSL status for the upcoming season, Highlands Park will look to get a win as they look to cement their spot in the top eight.

Coach Owen Da Gama's Highlands are placed eighth on the log with 35 points from 27 games.

Polokwane suffered a 2-1 loss at the hands of Bloemfontein Celtic on Wednesday night at home and they will be seeking redemption.

The Polokwane-based outfit has 41 points from three games and they will fight to get nine points out of their three remaining matches.

In the final match of the day, SuperSport United will face off with Bidvest Wits at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in a clash between two teams in the top five.

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Wits are placed fourth on the league standings with 47 points and they will want to put more pressure on the leaders, Orlando Pirates.

SuperSport are fresh from a 2-0 defeat to AmaZulu in Durban and they are placed fifth on the table with 43 points from three games.

Match Number Fixture Date Venue Kick-off Time TV channel
1 Black Leopards vs. Maritzburg United 27/04 Thohoyandou Stadium 15h00 SS4/Sabc 1
2 Highlands Park vs. Maritzburg United 27/04 Makhulong Stadium 15h00 SS4/Sabc 1
3 SuperSport United vs. Bidvest Wits 27/04 Lucas Moripe Stadium 18h00  SS4