PSL: Absa Premiership fixtures, Sunday 15 April 2018

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The weekend’s PSL fixtures continue into a rather action packed Sunday afternoon, with eight clubs all in action at the same time.

The title race may have eased up in intensity, going into the final four fixtures, as log leaders, Mamelodi Sundowns managed to create some daylight between themselves and the chasing pack – as they opened they went six points clear at the top. This was courtesy of last night’s home victory against defending champions, Bidvest Wits.

Sundowns’ victory eliminated all but second placed, Orlando Pirates from the title race, who still have an outside chance of upsetting the apple cart, although that is all mathematical, as they Pretoria side need only a further seven points to secure the title.

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PSL fixtures, Sunday 15 April

AmaZulu v Orlando Pirates, King Zwelithini Stadium

The Buccaneers will be hoping to keep those slim title hopes alive as they travel to King Zwelithini Stadium to take on AmaZulu. They won’t have it totally easy though, as they are coming against an unpredictable side, with the much coveted top eight finish well within their sights.

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Baroka v Maritzburg United, Peter Mokaba Stadium

Third placed Maritzburg United are set for their highest finish in the top flight, and they will be looking to ensure that happens as they visit Baroka at Peter Mokaba Stadium.

Kaizer Chiefs v Platinum Stars, FNB Stadium

Kaizer Chiefs will fancy their chances of grabbing three points when they host relegation candidates, Platinum Stars at FNB Stadium. Coach, Steve Komphela will be desperate to get back in the supporters’ good books as his side look to get over their shock defeat to Chippa United in their last outing.

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Chippa United v Ajax Cape Town, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium

Ajax Cape Town are travelling to Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium to take on Chippa United. Both sides will be hoping to make it two wins out of two, as they both come off favourable results in their last fixtures.

All games kick off at 15:00 (SAST).

Also read: Mamelodi Sundowns – Onwards and upwards towards PSL glory

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