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Absa Premiership
 
Teams: Free State Stars v Orlando Pirates
 
Date: 04 March 2015
 
Venue: Charles Mopeli Stadium
 
Orlando Pirates will be looking to continue their fine run of form when they travel to the Charles Mopeli Stadium to take on Free State Stars.
 
 
Stars claimed a third successive draw in the league when they held Maritzburg United to a scoreless draw on Saturday night.
 
Kinnah Phiri's men sit 13th on the Absa Premiership table with 21 points from 20 matches, while they have picked up 15 points from nine home matches this season.
 
Orlando Pirates, meanwhile, secured a fourth straight league win after defeating Polokwane City 3-1 on Saturday night.
 
The Buccaneers are currently fourth in the league standings, while they have claimed 18 points from 10 matches on the road this season.
 
In head-to-head statistics, Pirates have claimed 23 wins compared to 6 for Free State Stars, while 21 matches have been drawn.
 
Pirates took the spoils in the early season fixture, as a solitary strike from the departed Daine Klate sealed a 1-0 win.
 
Here's how they line up:
 
Free State Stars: Mathole, Mashego, Sankara, Rakoti, Cardoso, Masehe, Kerspuy, Masana, Venter, Basit, Sekola
 
Orlando Pirates: Mhlongo, Jele, Mahamutsa, Gcaba, Matlaba, Rakhale, Manyisa, Sarr, Makola, Erasmus, Bacela
 

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