Ajax v Chiefs preview
Ajax Cape Town will be looking to dent Kaizer Chiefs’ Absa Premiership title bid when the teams clash at Cape Town Stadium on Wednesday, 1 May 2013, kick-off at 17h00.
Ajax saw their winless streak in the league extended to four matches when they played to a 1-1 draw away to local rivals Chippa United on the weekend.
The Cape side has recorded four wins, six draws and three defeats from their 13 home matches so far this season. The Urban Warriors are placed 14th on the Absa Premiership log with 24 points from 27 matches.
Chiefs played to a third draw from their last four league matches when they were held 0-0 by Platinum Stars on Sunday. The Soweto giants have a fine away record this season: seven wins, five draws and just one defeat from 13 matches.
The Amakhosi are placed first on the Absa Premiership log with 56 points from 27 matches.
In head-to-head stats, Ajax and Chiefs have met in 27 league matches since 1999/2000.
The Amakhosi have claimed eleven wins compared to seven for the Urban Warriors, while nine matches have been drawn.
Ajax Cape Town has a good home record against Chiefs with five wins, five draws and three losses from 13 matches.
When the teams met earlier this season, Chiefs romped to a 3-0 home win thanks to goals from Parker, Gaxa and Tshabalala.
Fans at the Cape Town Stadium can expect a great game of football as both teams play and exciting brand of attacking football.
There will be much interest in the tactic and line-ups of the teams on display and with Muhsin Ertugral on the AjaxCT bench, Ajax Cape Town may just trump the visitors at their own game.