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Absa Premiership
 
Teams: Kaizer Chiefs v Orlando Pirates
 
Date: 07 March 2015
 
Venue: FNB Stadium
 
Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates will battle it out in an Absa Premiership clash at the FNB Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
 
 
Chiefs picked up their first league win of the year, after Mandla Masango scored the only goal of the game to seal a 1-0 win over Ajax Cape Town.
 
The win moved Stuart Baxter's side 10 points clear of second place, Bidvest Wits.
 
Goalkeeper, Itumeleng Khune, is expected to retain his spot in the starting line-up, while Bernard Parker is likely return to the line-up after starting on the bench against Ajax.
 
Pirates, meanwhile, missed the chance to close the gap on their Soweto rivals after they drew 1-1 with Free State Stars in their last league outing.
 
The draw has left the Buccaneers in fourth spot, 14 points adrift of the Chiefs.
 
Lehlohonolo Majoro likely to return the starting line-up, after Eric Tinkler decided to rest the striker during their draw with Stars.
 
Stuart Baxter's took the spoils in the early season encounter, claiming a 2-0 win thanks to goals from Siphiwe Tshabalala and Siphelele Mthembu.
 
In head-to-head statistics,  Amakhosi boast 24 wins compared to 12 for the Buccaneers, while 22 matches have been drawn.
 
Here's how they line up:
 
Kaizer Chiefs: Khune, Gaxa, Masilela, Mathoho, Mashamaite, Katsande, Masango, Letsholonyane, Lebese, Tshabalala, Parker
 
Orlando Pirates: Mhlongo, Jele, Mahamutsa, Sangweni, Matlaba, Sarr, Ntshumayelo, Manyisa, Myeni, Makola , Majoro 
 

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