LINE-UPS: CP City v Pirates


Cape Town City will lock horns with Orlando Pirates in an Absa Premiership encounter at Loftus Versfeld Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Both sides have named their line-ups for the league game, scheduled to start at 15:30.

City suffered a narrow 1-0 defeat in their most recent game against rivals Stellenbosh, while Pirates drew against Baroka.

The Soweto giants are on a run of five leagues matches without tasting victory (four draws and a defeat). On the other hand, the Citizens’ restarted their campaign with back to back victories over Chippa United and Mamelodi Sundowns before going down in the Cape derby.

In the first round, City and Pirates shared the spoils in a six-goal thriller last September at Orlando Stadium.

Here is how the two sides will line up.

Cape Town City XI: Leeuwenburgh, Mobara, Fielies, Mkhize, Edmilson, Mdantsane, Nodada, Makola, Ralani, Eramsus, Morris.

Subs: Stephens, Potouridis, Kewuti, Cupido, Roberts, Mokeke, Goedeman, Lakay, Martin.

Pirates XI: Sandilands, Maela, Jele, Nyauza, Monyane, Zungu, Mako, Pule, Motshwari, Lorch, Mabasa.

Subs: Mpontshane, Ndengane, Mabaso, Mntambo, Dlamini, Makaringe, Memela, Ndlovu, Mhango.

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By Tokelo Martin Mokhesi

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