AmaZulu will look to end 2013 in style when they host Kaizer Chiefs in a Absa Premiership encounter at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Sunday at 15h30.
Usuthu recorded their biggest win of the season so far when they thrashed local rivals Lamontville Golden Arrows 3-0 on Monday.
The Durban side has claimed just eight points from their six home matches so far this season, a record they will look to better on Sunday.
Their next three league opponents are Orlando Pirates (home), Mpumalanga Black Aces (away) and Ajax Cape Town (home).
Usuthu are placed fifth on the Absa Premiership log with 20 points from 14 matches.
Chiefs racked up a fifth successive league win on Thursday when they defeated Golden Arrows 1-0 away.
The Soweto side has picked up 10 points from their six away matches so far this season.
Their next three league opponents are Mpumalanga Black Aces (home), Moroka Swallows (away), SuperSport United (home).
The Amakhosi are placed first on the Absa Premiership log with 27 points from 13 matches.
In head-to-head stats, AmaZulu and Chiefs have met in 48 league matches since 1985.
The Amakhosi boast 29 victories compared to just seven for Usuthu, while 12 matches have been drawn.
AmaZulu have won just five of their 23 home matches against Chiefs down the years, suffering 11 defeats in the process.
Last season the Amakhosi did a league ‘double’ over Usuthu, winning 6-0 away and 2-0 at home.