Starting XI: Ajax v Sundowns
Absa Premiership Starting XI: Ajax Cape Town v Mamelodi Sundowns 09 January 2018
Teams: Ajax Cape Town v Mamelodi Sundowns
Date: 09 January 2018
Venue: Cape Town Stadium
Mamelodi Sundowns will be looking to get back to winning ways in the Absa Premiership when they visit Ajax Cape Town on Tuesday evening at the Cape Town Stadium.
The Brazilians' grip at the top of the table is loosening after they suffered a 3-2 defeat to Polokwane City, who have now beaten them twice this season.
Pitso Mosimane's charges only have a one-point lead at the top of the standings, but they can move four points clear of second place Cape Town City with a win tonight.
In contrast, the Urban Warriors are starring at the relegation guillotine as they suffered a second successive defeat in their opening league match of the year.
Muhsin Erugral's troops went down 2-1 to Maritzburg United last Friday and they desperately need points to get away from the relegation scrape.
The Urban Warriors, who are currently second from bottom, recently acquired the services of Samuel Julies, with Bantu Mzwakali joining Chippa United in a swap deal.
Here's how they line up:
Ajax: 1.Petersen, 25. Kammies, 13. Nhlapo, 30. Booysen, 5. Lebusa, 29. Malepe, 16. Kabwe, 10. Losper, 11. Morris, 42. Julies, 41. Lakay.
Sundowns: 14. Onyango, 4. Langerman, 32. Madisha, 16. Nascimento, 27. Morena, 7. Manyisa, 8. Kekana, 13. Mabunda, 11. Vilakazi, 18. Zwane, 22. Tau.