Starting XI: Baroka v Polokwane
Teams: Baroka FC and Polokwane City
Date: 03 March 2019
Venue: Peter Mokaba Stadium
Sparks are expected to fly when Baroka FC and Polokwane City do battle in the Absa Premiership on Sunday afternoon at he Peter Mokaba Stadium.
Bakgaga boosted their survival hopes with a 2-1 victory over SuperSport United last Saturday, ending a five-match winless run with their first league win of the year.
However, Baroka are not out of the woods yet as they sit fourth from bottom on the table with 21 points from as many matches, just a point away from the relegation play-off spot.
In contrast, Rise and Shine have no relegation concerns, but their form has dipped since towards the end of January this year.
Jozef Vukusic’s men have gone four matches without a victory, the last of which was a 1-1 stalemate against Kaizer Chiefs last weekend. They are currently eighth on the table.
In the first round meeting between the sides, Rise and Shine claimed a 2-0 victory Baroka early in the season.
Here's how they line up:
Baroka: 1. Chipezeze, 13. Mabeba, 21. Mongae, 5. Makume, 8. Mdantsane, 15. Chinyengetere, 39. Madigoe, 12. Makgaka, 36. Semenya, 29. Makgantai, 18. Mapheto.
Subs: 30. Dlamini, 14. Mosele, 25. Sodi, 2. Kgoetyane, 3. Gerbardt, 38. Mokgobo, 28. Dickens.
Polokwane: 1. Chigova, 33. Mvelase, 24. Hlongwane, 27. Motloung, 22. Mbonani, 21. Seabi, 20. Phiri, 8. Maluleke, 7. Booi, 15. Musona, 3. Anas.
Subs: 50. Phali, 26. Nkili, 14. Manaka, 12. Sikhondze, 29. Mphambaniso, 9. Mashumba, 16. Mngomezulu.