Kaizer Chiefs still have their fate in their own hands in the PSL title race but can ill-afford to drop points against Chippa United.
Kaizer Chiefs vs Chippa United: PSL preview
Chippa are currently placed 11th on the PSL standings with 31 points from 28 matches, and they are not entirely safe from relegation.
Chiefs are pressing for the title but come into this match off the back of defeat to Bidvest Wits courtesy of a stoppage-time goal on Sunday 30 August. Amakhosi start the match level on points with rivals Sundowns who also slipped up last time out.
Kaizer Chiefs vs Chippa United: Previous PSL meetings
Chiefs and Chippa United have met on 13 occasions with Amakhosi winning six, Chippa taking five and two ending in draws.
2019/2020 4. Round Chippa United – Chiefs 0:2 (0:0)
2018/2019 10. Round Chippa United – Chiefs 1:0 (1:0)
2018/2019 4. Round Kaizer Chiefs – Chippa United 0:0 (0:0)
2017/2018 26. Round Kaizer Chiefs – Chippa United 0:3 (0:1)
2017/2018 13. Round Chippa United – Kaizer Chiefs 1:0 (1:0)
2016/2017 24. Round Kaizer Chiefs – Chippa United 1:0 (0:0)
2016/2017 12. Round Chippa United – Chiefs 3:1 (0:1)
2015/2016 30. Round Kaizer Chiefs – Chippa United 0:2 (0:1)
2015/2016 1. Round Chippa United – Chiefs 0:0 (0:0)
2014/2015 30. Round Chippa United – Chiefs 0:2 (0:2)
2014/2015 16. Round Chiefs – Chippa United 1:0 (0:0)
2012/2013 21. Round Chippa United – Chiefs 0:2 (0:0)
2012/2013 6. Round Chiefs – Chippa United 2:0 (1:0)
Kaizer Chiefs will be without influential Nigerian goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi for this encounter at Orlando Stadium after he suffered a concussion in the defeat to Bidvest Wits. Bruce Bvuma is expected to take his place in goal.
Striker Leonardo Castro, who has already left the bio-bubble due to a hamstring injury and will only return for the upcoming campaign.
Chippa United have not reported any injuries ahead of this encounter at the Orlando Stadium.
The availability of the Chilliboys star stopper Veli Mothwa means Chippa can rest-assured that the Chiefs strikers will not have it easy on the day.
Chiefs inability to break down Wits over the weekend has raised questions about the club’s strikeforce.
Samir Nurkovic will want to show that his horror miss was just a once-off incident and get his golden boot campaign back on track.
Kaizer Chiefs vs Chippa United: KICK-OFF TIME AND WHERE TO WATCH
The game will be shown live on SuperSport 2.
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