Teams: Bidvest Wits v Kaizer Chiefs
Date: 23 August 2016
Venue: Bidvest Stadium
Bidvest Wits and Kaizer Chiefs will both look to get their 2016/17 Absa Premiership campaigns off to a winning start when they meet at Bidvest Stadium on Tuesday night
The match is scheduled to get underway at 19h30.
Wits ended in second place on last season’s log, with a total of 57 points from their 30 matches.
Chiefs ended in fifth place on last season’s log, with a total of 46 points from 30 matches.
In head-to-head stats, Wits and Chiefs have met in 60 league matches since 1985.
The Amakhosi have 30 wins compared to 11 for the Clever Boys, while 19 matches have been drawn.
Wits have won just two of their 31 home matches against Chiefs, suffering 17 defeats in the process.
The Amakhosi completed a league ‘double’ over the Clever Boys last season, winning 2-1 at home (in Cape Town) and 1-0 in the return fixture.
Here’s how they line-up:
Bidvest Wits: 16 Josephs, 2 Allie, 3 Hlatshwayo, 7 Klate, 4 Monare, 9 Rodgers, 11 Pelembe, 12 Hlanti, 15 Mkhwanazi, 10 Mhango, 27 Mlambo.
Kaizer Chiefs: 32 Khune, 18 Moleko, 2 Mphahlele, 26 Gordinho, 24 Masilela, 31 Katsande, 12 Maluleka, 29 Twala, 27 Ekstein, 17 Lebese, 25Parker.