Match Preview, Wits vs Ajax Cape Town

​Bidvest Wits and Ajax Cape Town will renew their rivalry when they meet in an Absa Premiership match at Bidvest Stadium on 7 February 2017, kick-off at 19h30.

Wits have won just one of their last six league matches after playing to a 1-1 draw away to Maritzburg United on December 20.

The Johannesburg side has claimed 10 points from five home matches this season.

The Clever Boys are placed second on the Absa Premiership log with 25 points from 13 matches.

Ajax claimed fifth win from their last six league matches when they defeated Chippa United 1-0 at home on December 21.

The Cape Town side has claimed eight points from seven away matches this season.

The Urban Warriors are placed ninth on the Absa Premiership log with 18 points from 15 matches.

In head-to-head stats, Wits and Ajax have met in 33 league matches since 1999/2000.

The Clever Boys have claimed 12 wins compared to 11 for the Urban Warriors, while 10 matches have been drawn.

Wits have won seven of their 16 home league matches against Ajax, suffering three defeats in the process.

When the teams met earlier this season, the Clever Boys claimed a 2-1 win in Cape Town thanks to goals from Rodgers and Ngele.

That away win for Wits broke a run of six successive home victories in these teams’ recent league meetings.


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