Cosmos searching for redemption against Maritzburg

Jomo Cosmos will look to give their hopes of avoiding relegation from the Absa Premiership a boost when they host Maritzburg United at Sinaba Stadium on Saturday.

Cosmos played to a goalless draw away to AmaZulu in their last league outing, breaking a five-game winless streak.

The Gauteng team has won just one of their 13 home matches so far this season.

Ezenkosi are placed 16th on the Absa Premiership log with 17 points from 27 matches.

Maritzburg drew 1-1 at home to AmaZulu in their last league outing. They have lost just one of their last seven matches.

The KwaZulu-Natal team has struggled away from home, picking up just one win from 14 matches on the road.

The Team of Choice is placed 11th on the Absa Premiership log with 33 points from 28 matches.

In head-to-head stats, Cosmos and Maritzburg have met in seven league games since 2005/06.

Ezenkosi have three wins, the Team of Choice two, and there have been two draws.

Cosmos have an unbeaten home record against Maritzburg, with two wins and a draw from three matches.

When the teams met earlier this season in Pietermaritzburg, the Team of Choice triumphed 3-1 thanks to goals from Diouf, Obada and Olomu.

Kick-off at 15h00.