Bloemfontein Celtic vs Kaizer Chiefs: PSL fixtures, scores and predictions

Kaizer Chiefs can continue to put daylight between them and Mamelodi Sundowns, but Bloemfontein Celtic might have other plans.

Bloemfontein Celtic will look to derail Kaizer Chiefs’ PSL Premiership title bid when the teams meet at Tuks Stadium on Wednesday. Kick-off is at 18:00 South African time.   

Celtic returned to league action with a 1-1 draw away to SuperSport United on 16 August, meaning they have won just once in their last seven outings in the Premiership. Phunya Sele Sele have claimed 19 points from 11 home matches thus far in the 2019/20 campaign.

Chiefs broke a two-game winless streak in the league by coming from two goals down to defeat Polokwane City 3-2 away on 15 August with strikes from Willard Katsande, Anthony Akumu and Samir Nurkovic. The Amakhosi have claimed 29 points from 12 away matches this season.

Bloemfontein Celtic vs Kaizer Chiefs: 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.

Head-to-head, Celtic and Chiefs have met in 64 league matches since 1985, with the Soweto giants claiming 34 wins compared to 11 for their Bloemfontein counterparts, while 19 games have been drawn. Phunya Sele Sele have won just nine of their 31 home league matches in the rivalry, suffering 10 defeats in the process.

When the teams met earlier this season, at Moses Mabhida Stadium in December 2019, Chiefs claimed a thrilling 5-3 win, with a hat-trick from Samir Nurkovic and a brace from Leonardo Castro. It was the highest-scoring game thus far in the 2019/20 PSL Premiership.

Bloemfontein Celtic vs Kaizer Chiefs: Live score and result

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