Starting XI: Chiefs v Wits
Absa Premiership Starting XI, Kaizer Chiefs v Bidvest Wits, 7 August 2018
Teams: Kaizer Chiefs v Bidvest Wits
Date: 7 August 2018
Venue: FNB Stadium
Kaizer Chiefs will be looking for their first win in the 2018/19 Absa Premiership season when they host Bidvest Wits at FNB Stadium on Tuesday night.
The match is scheduled to get underway at 19h30.
Chiefs opened their campaign with a 1-1 draw away to champions Mamelodi Sundowns on August 4, with Ramahlwe Mphahlele’s early goal cancelled out by a penalty from Ricardo Nascimento.
Wits’ got their season off to a great start, as goals from Thulani Hlatshwayo, Mxolisi Machupu and Deon Hotto secured a 3-0 home win over Free State Stars on August 4.
In head-to-head stats, Chiefs and Wits have met in 64 league matches since 1985. The Amakhosi have claimed 31 wins compared to 12 for the Clever Boys, while 21 matches have been drawn.
The teams cancelled each other out last season, playing to 1-1 draws in both of their league clashes. They were the first league draws between Chiefs and Wits since a goalless stalemate in 2013/14.
Here is how they line-up.
Kaizer Chiefs: 32 Khune, 2 Mphahlele, 3 Mathoho, 4 Cardoso, 36 Ntiya-Ntiya, 31 Katsande, 10 Ntshangase, 14 Tshabalala, 11 Billiat, 25 Parker, 8 Castro.
Subs: 16 Vries, 23 Molangoane, 17 Mahlasela, 9 Páez, 27 Ekstein, 30 Ngezana, 38 Meyiwa.
Bidvest Wits: 16 Keet, 3 Hlatshwayo, 15 Mkhwanazi, 6 Johannes, 13 Hlanti, 11 Hotto, 8 Monare, 17 Alexander, 37 Dzvukamanja, 24 Motupa, 28 Macuphu.
Subs: 1 Mhlongo, 2 Mere, 5 Weidlich, 7 Pelembe, 9 Murray, 19 Mzwakali, 11 Domingo.