Mamelodi Sundowns, second on the Absa Premiership table will tackle Highlands Park at Dobsonville Stadium on Friday night, hoping to close the gap on leaders Kaizer Chiefs to just one point.
Both ‘The Brazilians’ and ‘The Lions of the North’ have announced their starting line ups ahead of tonight’s game at 18:00.
The Tembisa based outfit is yet to beat Sundowns in the Premier Soccer League (PSL) with their best result against the Tshwane giants being a draw.
Pitso Mosimane’s men will be featuring in their third game within a week since the resumption of professional football in South Africa after sealing a 3-2 victory in the Nedbank Cup semifinal against Bidvest Wits last Saturday before playing out to a goalless draw against Orlando Pirates on Tuesday
Meanwhile, Highlands will be playing their first game of the restart and will be eager to end their 7-match winless run against Sundowns. Here is how the two teams will line up:
Sundowns XI: Onyango, Maboe, Langerman, Nascimento, Madisha, Coetzee, Kekana (c), Sirino, Zwane, Mkhulise, Vilakazi.
SUBS: Pieterse, Lukhubeni, Arendse, Mabunda, Jali, Lakay, Makgalwa, Mkhuma, Laffor.
Sundowns arriving in Soweto, Dobsonville.
Highlands Park XI: Kapini, Mokoena, Mbhele, Fransman, Ramoraka, Mzava, Makhuala, Mvala, Shalulile, Mbatha, Nyatama.
SUBS: Heugh, Munyai, Motsepe, Letsholonyane, Mogaila, Msimango, Thalente, Jooste, Rae.
‘The Lions of the North checking in at Dobsonville Stadium
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By Tokelo Martin Mokhesi