Tip Free State Stars - Cape Town City
=10.5ptThe battle for second spot in the South African Premier Soccer League (PSL) will see Free State Stars host Cape Town City on Friday 12th January, with only two points separating the sides, Cape Town second on the log with 27 points while third placed Free State have managed 25, both having played 16 matches. This is a clash Cape Town will really be looking forward to, having beaten Free State in five of the two sides’ last six meetings but they will be hoping for their first away win over Free State since 2015. Heading to the game Free State have managed four wins and a loss in their last five matches. They have not lost in their last six home matches. The last five at home have yielded three wins and two draws, with seven goals scored and four conceded. Free State have suffered just one loss at home in the last 10. In the PSL, they have lost twice in the last 10 and are six matches unbeaten in the PSL at home. They have five wins in the last 10 home matches in the PSL. Cape Town, on the other hand, have managed three wins, a draw and a loss in their last five matches. Away from home they have two wins, two draws and a loss heading to this game, having scored five goals and conceded four in the five matches. They have registered three straight clean sheets as they go to this game and have lost just three of their last 10 games. In the PSL, they have lost just once in the last eight and have four wins in their last 10 PSL matches away from home. Head to head, the two sides have met 18 times and Free State have managed five wins while Cape Town have nine wins.
Key points Free State Stars - Cape Town City
Free State Stars are unbeaten in six PSL home matches.
Cape Town City have five wins in six meetings with Free State Stars.
Free State Stars have one loss in their last 10 home matches.
Conclusion Free State Stars - Cape Town City
=10.5ptFree State Stars have been the dominant side in these two sides’ previous meetings and through Free State Stars have shown massive improvement this season, they may still struggle against their visitors. Cape Town have won just once away to Free State Stars in three years but from their form, this meeting could serve another win.