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# Group P   W   D   L GD Pts
01 Mamelodi Sundowns
18
11
1
6
14
34
02 Cape Town City
18
9
3
6
3
30
03 Kaizer Chiefs
18
7
8
3
6
29
04 Free State Stars
18
8
4
6
-1
28
05 Maritzburg United
18
7
6
5
11
27
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Starting XI: Sundowns v Pirates

Absa Premiership Starting XI: Mamelodi Sundowns v Orlando Pirates 13 January 2018

By Soccer Laduma - Jan 13, 2018 02:13 PM

Absa Premiership

Teams: Mamelodi Sundowns v Orlando Pirates

Date: 13 January 2018

Venue: Loftus Versfeld

Orlando Pirates will be looking for redemption against Mamelodi Sundowns when the two heavyweights clash in an Absa Premiership encounter at Loftus Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
 
 
The match is scheduled to get underway at 15h30.
 
Sundowns returned to winning ways when they came from behind to beat Ajax Cape Town 2-1 on Tuesday evening, to open a four-point gap at the top of the standings with 31 points from 16 games.
 
The Brazilians have dominated this fixture in recent years and will be wary of the Soweto giants who will come out with guns blazing.
 
However, Sundowns will be without the services of Khama Billiat, Thapelo Morena, Anele Ngcongca, Rivaldo Coetzee, Aubrey Ngoma and Cuthbert Malajila
 
Milutin Sredojevic's  started the year on a high note after dispatching Baroka FC 3-1 last weekend, scoring three goals in one match for the first time this season.
 
The Buccaneers will want to climb the standings on the table as they occupy sixth spot with 23 points from 16 games.
 
These two sides have already met on one occasion this season, a brace from Hlompho Kekana inspired the Brazilians to a 3-1 win at Orlando Stadium. 
 
 
Here's how they line up:

Sundowns: 14. Onyango, 4. Langerman, 32. Madisha, 16. Nascimento, 21. S.Zwane, 7. Manyisa, 8. Kekana, 13. Mabunda, 11. Vilakazi, 18. T.Zwane, 22. Tau.

Pirates: 16. Mabokgwane, 6. Shitolo, 34. Nyauza, 23. Dube, 23. Maela, 45. Mobara, 14. Nyatama, 5. Makola, 11. Memela, 24. Kutumela, 27. Shonga.

 


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Matayitayi Joined: 24 Jan 2014
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Matayitayi Jan 16, 2018 10:57 AM
Jackson was was also trying to prove a point he is a former dawana .
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Matayitayi Jan 16, 2018 10:56 AM
Downs will come back as usual
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machithazonke Jan 16, 2018 08:22 AM
They're throwing away important points, mars these people
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Monareng674@gmail.com Jan 15, 2018 08:23 PM
Pirates they must not fooling themselves think that they well organised No is just they took their chances they are open at the back
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Monareng674@gmail.com Jan 15, 2018 08:19 PM
When sundowns beat pirates 6-0 there was no too talk destroyand outplayed now we beat them 3-1 1st round no too much talk Saturday they won 3-1 hahahaha yooo as if they won the league
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Monareng674@gmail.com Jan 15, 2018 08:19 PM
When sundowns beat pirates 6-0 there was no too talk destroyand outplayed now we beat them 3-1 1st round no too much talk Saturday they won 3-1 hahahaha yooo as if they won the league
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chiefs is useless Jan 15, 2018 07:53 PM
Dunus were beaten by their daily bread kikikikikiki
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Bragibbz Jan 15, 2018 04:29 PM
Sundows lost that is clear and you people need to accept that!kikikikiki
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old dog Jan 15, 2018 03:09 PM
@ms@rich you're contradicting yourself now, you're saying "any team that beat downs celebrate like they won the championship" n then you go on to say "no team can match their standard". If someone can beat you doesn't that mean he can match your standard in simple terms?
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ms@rich Jan 15, 2018 11:58 AM
Yah Neh! Every Team in the psl..That beat mighty downs..They celebrate like they won the Championship..This Prove that sundowns is South Africa's ever best team ..No team ca match their Standard....
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Msholozi ll Jan 15, 2018 11:27 AM
Kikikikikikikiki another loose in the bag kikikiki rolling on the floor
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Msholozi ll Jan 15, 2018 11:27 AM
Kikikikikikikiki another loose in the bag kikikiki rolling on the floor
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llumadi Jan 15, 2018 11:25 AM
@mabena-zn im really impressed with your comment u know soccer u need to accept Sundowns was not a bed team for the day even they lost but is just that if is not u day really is not well-done Bucks
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mabena-zn Jan 15, 2018 11:10 AM
That was a great game no matter which team you support and I agree with Pisto although we last the boys played their hearts out ..... well done to OP game well won ....... I remain Yellow KBY
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EagleEye Jan 15, 2018 09:37 AM
Sundowns was outplayed,destroyed, exposed and Pitso did not know what hit him. He complained about the man of the match? It is not for him to decide and most importantly his comment was irrelevant, he must accept that he lost to a well oiled Pirate machine. And very important he got the hiding right inside his own back yard.
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45calibre Jan 15, 2018 09:35 AM
bouncing-back fc jerrrrr
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magents02 Jan 15, 2018 08:38 AM
WE WILL BOUNCE BACK AND WE ARE STILL ON TOP OF ALL SO CALLED BIG SOWETO TEAMS. CATCH US IF YOU CAN
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Snemelo Jan 15, 2018 08:34 AM
If the Absa can go to either Bucs or Ikhosi then all will be set. It has been long looking the other small teams rolling down upoloni. It's us (Pirates or iyntwana zethu Ikhosi)'s turn now. Inkosi ivumile...
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Flash Mabuza Jan 15, 2018 08:26 AM
Shayani bafana shayani....Good performance , but that nuisance percy tau...hmmmm , that boy was good, but guess what , we were better ....shapa bhakaniya shapa! who's next ?
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ms@rich Jan 15, 2018 08:25 AM
Im sundowns fan..My advice to george lebese is...found another team King George...Pitso is Cruel

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