Teams: Cape Town City v SuperSport United
Date: 04 August 2018
Venue: Cape Town Stadium
Benni McCarthy's Cape Town City will host SuperSport United in their opening Absa Premiership encounter tonight.
The match is scheduled to get underway at 18h00.
The Citizens finished fifth in McCarthy's rookie season as a head coach in the South African top flight, while also they also reached the MTN8 final.
The Mother City outfit have bolstered their squad by bringing in Riyaad Norodien, Gift Links, Peter Leeuwenbergh and Kouassi Kouadja.
SuperSport, meanwhile, had a season to forget, although they clinched a top eight spot after Ajax Cape Town docked nine points for fielding an ineligible player.
The Pretoria-based outfit have also been busy in the transfer window, with the additions of James Keene, Washington Arubi and Luke Fleurs.
These two sides could not be separated in the Absa Premiership last season, with both fixtures ending in a draw.
Here's how they line up:
City: Leeuwenburg, Mkhize, Kouassi, Dove, Fielies, Nodada, Putsche, Norodien, Modise, Ralani, Mthembu.
Subs: Stephens, Cupido, Matsi, Kateregga, Martin, Rusike, Links.
SuperSport: Williams, Kekana, Daniels, Gould, Bhasera, Furman, Letsholonyane, Phala, Modiba, Rusike, Grobler.
Subs: Pule, Boateng, Khumalo, Mbule, Laka, Mnyamane, Keene.