Teko Modise is back for tonight's game at Loftus stadium

Mamelodi Sundowns will look to extend their advantage at the top of the Absa Premiership when they face Bidvest Wits at Loftus Stadium this evening, kick-off at 19h30.

Sundowns come into the game on the back of a five-game unbeaten run in the league, though their last two encounters have ended in draws.

The Tshwane team has recorded four wins, two draws and two losses from their eight home league matches this season.

The Brazilians are top of the Absa Premiership log with 36 points from 18 matches.

Wits drew 1-1 at home to Kaizer Chiefs in their last league outing. They are yet to win a league game in 2012.

The Johannesburg team has picked up two wins, four draws and two losses from their eight away matches this season.

The Clever Boys are placed ninth on the Absa Premiership log with 25 points from 18 matches.

In head-to-head stats, Sundowns and Wits have met in 52 league matches since 1985.

The Brazilians have 29 wins compared to 14 for the Clever Boys, while just nine matches have been drawn (the last of which was back in 2004/05).


‘Downs have a good home record against Wits, with 16 wins from 25 matches.


When the teams met earlier this season, the Brazilians emerged 3-2 winners with Mphela scoring a brace of goals.




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