Starting XI: Sundowns v CT City
Absa Premiership Starting XI: Mamelodi Sundowns v Cape Town City, 19 December 2017
Teams: Mamelodi Sundowns v Cape Town City
Date: 19 December 2017
Venue: Loftus Stadium
Mamelodi Sundowns will look to further extend their lead at the top of the Absa Premiership when they host Cape Town City in a league match at Loftus Stadium on Tuesday night.
The match is scheduled to get underway at 19h30.
Sundowns have put together a seven-match unbeaten run in which they have claimed 19 points from a possible 21 to power to the top of the log, six points above second placed Kaizer Chiefs.
The Brazilians come into this tie off the back of an impressive 4-1 win over Bloemfontein Celtic on December 16.
City, on the other hand, ended a four-match winless streak in the league by defeating AmaZulu 1-0 at home on December 15.
Despite the victory, the Cape side have taken just nine points from a possible 24 since the start of October which leaves them in fifth place on the table seven points behind Sundowns.
In head-to-head stats, Sundowns and City have met in just two previous league matches. Both encounters took place last season, with the Citizens claiming a league ‘double’ over the Brazilians by winning 2-1 in Tshwane and 1-0 in Cape Town.
Here is how they line up
Sundowns: 14. Onyango, 4. Langerman, 6. Arendse, 27. Morena, 21. S. Zwane, 7. Manyisa, 8. Kekana, 13. Mabunda, 37. Sekotlong, 18. T. Zwane, 22. Tau.
City: 32. Stephens, 2. Mkhize, 12. Fielies, 16. Johannes, 5. Edmilson, 26. Nodada, 19. Putsche, 11. Ngoma, 30. Martin, 7. Lakay, 14. Nana.