MAMELODI Sundowns will look to extend their unbeaten run in the Absa Premiership to eight games when they host Kaizer Chiefs on Sunday. The match takes place at Loftus Stadium.
Sundowns defeated Santos 5-2 in midweek – they have picked up 15 points from a possible 21 in their last seven matches.
The Pretoria team has recorded four wins, one draw and one loss from their six home matches this season.
The Brazilians are placed second on the Absa Premiership log with 25 points from 12 matches.
Chiefs suffered a 2-0 defeat to SuperSport United in midweek. They are winless in their last three games, failing to score a single goal in that sequence.
The Soweto side have two wins, two draws and two losses from their six away matches this season.
The Amakhosi are placed fourth on the Absa Premiership log with 21 points from 12 matches.
In head-to-head stats, Sundowns and Chiefs have met in 52 league matches since 1985.
The Amakhosi have 20 wins compared to 17 by the Brazilians, while 15 matches have been drawn.
Sundowns have won 13 of 26 home games against Chiefs, suffering six defeats in the process.
Last season each side managed to win their home match against one another: 1-0 to Chiefs in the first half of the season and 2-0 to Sundowns in the return game.
Kick-off is at 3pm. Backpagepix