Relegation threatened Polokwane City will be desperate to end their losing streak in the PSL when they take on Highlands Park at Loftus Versfeld Stadium on Saturday. Kick off is at 15:30 South African time.
City suffered a third successive league defeat when they were beaten 2-0 at SuperSport United on 19 August, a result which dropped them to the bottom of the log. Rise and Shine have claimed 16 points from 13 home matches so far this season.
Highlands saw their winless run in the league extended to five matches when they were held 0-0 at Chippa United on 18 August. The Lions of the North have claimed just 10 points from away matches in the 2019/20 campaign.
Polokwane City vs Highlands Park: Prediction
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The expected win percentage is based off publicly available odds. For example, if a team’s odds are 2.30, the expected chance of winning is 43%. If the odds are 1.62 the expected chance of winning is 62% and so on. These are accurate at the time of writing but are subject to change. Where there is no value listed, the odds were not available at the time of writing.
In head-to-head stats, Highlands and Polokwane have met in five top flight matches since 2016/17. Rise and Shine have claimed two wins compared to one for the Lions of the North, while two games have been drawn. The Limpopo side has recorded one win and one draw from two matches as hosts.
When the teams met earlier this season, at Makhulong Stadium in September 2019, Highlands claimed a 2-0 win (their first in the rivalry) thanks to goals from Mothobi Mvala and Peter Shalulile.
Polokwane City vs Highlands Park: Live score and result
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