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Absa Premiership 

Teams: Free State Stars v Highlands Park

Date: 22 September 2018

Venue: Goble Park

Free State Stars play hosts to Highlands Park at Goble Park as they seek a return to winning ways in the Absa Premiership this evening.
 
 
Stars extended their winless run to four matches in the league after they suffered a 2-0 loss to Kaizer Chiefs on Tuesday.
 
Despite bringing in Eleazar Rodgers and Judas Moseamedi in the off-season, Luc Eymael's men have struggled in front of goal.
 
Highlands, meanwhile, registered their first win of the season after defeating Golden Arrows 2-1 last weekend.
 
The win also extended also extended Arrows' unbeaten run to five matches in the league this season.
 
 
These two sides last met in the Nedbank Cup in the 2016-2017 season, with Ea Lla Koto running out 2-0 winners on that occasion.
 
Here's how they line up:
 
Stars: 23. Sangaré, 5. Masehe, 28. Mahamutsa, 21. Phungwayo, 17. Tema, 26. Dlamini, 4. Makhaula, 14. Bhengu, 19. Jappie, 2. Mobbie, 9. Rodgers
 
Subs: 8. Gandzé, 1. Kwizera, 25. Maruping, 12. Matlakala, 15. Mokhuoane, 7. Hlubi, 20. Mbhele
 
Highlands: 16. Kapini, 33. Sibande, 34. Motsepe, 21. Mokoena, 3. Msimango, 13. Mvala, 43. Mbatha, 20. Ramoraka, 7. Mokeoena, 31. Nyembe, 45. Hoaseb.
 
Subs: 1. Heugh, 5. Fransman, 38. Shalulile, 17. Molafi, 13. Bunting, 27. Sekola, 26. Mofokeng.

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