Wrap: Absa Premier Soccer League fixtures 17-18 March

PICTURE: kickoff.

The Republic Mail brings you your weekly dose into the weekend’s ABSA Premier Soccer League fixtures, venues and kick off times.

After the break of Nedbank Cup, the PSL returns again this weekend with a bang with action starting on Friday Night.

Friday, 16 March 2018, Harry Gwala Stadium-20:00

Maritzburg United vs Polokwane City

Maritzburg United play host Polokwane City at Hurry Gwala Stadium on Friday. United are still in a race for tittle challenge as they seat on fourth spot on the log. The Team Choice needs a win in order to close the eight point’s gap.

Saturday, 17 March

Chippa United vs Free State, Sisa Dukashe Stadium-15:30

The chilli Boys set to take on title contenders Free State stars at East London. The Free State outfit are well within the title Challenge as they occupy third position on the log, eight points behind log leaders. The host need a win after not winning eight games.

Kaizer Chiefs vs Amazulu, FNB Stadium-18:00

Amakhosi play host 13th place Amazulu at home, FNB Stadium. Amakhosi will look to regroup following their lost against arch-rivals Orlando Pirates 3-1 two weeks ago. Chiefs are still in the race with eight points behind log leaders Mamelodi Sundowns, while AmaZulu are desperate for a win for them to move in 13th position.

Golden Arrows vs Orlando Pirates, Princess Magogo Stadium-20:15

Final fixture on Saturday concludes with Arrows against Pirates at Princess Magogo Stadium. Pirates will look to bounce back following Nedbank Cup exit against Cape Town City. The Buccaneers are in a slight chance to close the gap to one point below Sundowns as the log leaders shift focus to play CAF Champions league.

Sunday, 18 March

Bloemfontein Celtic vs Platinum Stars, Dr Molemela Stadium

Celtic will play host struggling Platinum Stars on Sunday’s only fixture. The team from North West are in the worse situation than any other team, with only seven matches reaming, the visitors will look to win all remaining fixtures to stay out of the relegation