LINE-UPS: Downs v Bucs


Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates have confirmed their starting line ups ahead of the highly anticipated Absa Premiership clash on Tuesday evening at Dobsonville Stadium.

The 48th league encounter between the two sides is set to get underway at 18h00.

Pirates claimed a 1-0 victory over Sundowns in the first round at Orlando Stadium earlier in the year, courtesy of a goal by Gabadinho Mhango and will be looking to complete a league double over ‘The Brazilians’.

According to Opta Jabu – no team in the Absa Premiership has won more points at home than Sundowns this season. However, their last victory in the league over Pirates was in November 2017.

Sundowns starting XI: Onyango, Maboe, Lebusa, Nascimento, Madisha, Coetzee, Mkhulise, Kekana (C), Lakay, Zwane, Makgalwa.

SUBS: Mweene, Vilakazi, Mkhuma, Mabunda, Meza, Jali, Langerman, Lukhubeni, Arendse.

Pirates starting XI: Sandilands, Maela, Jele (c), Nyauza, Mabaso, Pule, Motshwari, Makaringe, Mako, Mhango, Mulenga.

SUBS: Delle, Ndengane, Zungu, Mntambo, Mlambo, Memela, Dlamini, Monyane, Mabasa.

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By Tokelo Martin Mokhesi 

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