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Absa Premiership
 
Teams: Orlando Pirates v Bloemfontein Celtic
 
Date: 04 April 2018
 
Venue: Orlando Stadium
 
Orlando Pirates will be looking to keep the pressure on Absa Premiership leaders Mamelodi Sundowns when they take on Bloemfontein Celtic.
 
 
The match is scheduled to get underway at 19h30.
 
Pirates have not been in action since before the international break when they defeated Golden Arrows 2-1 in Durban.
 
The Buccaneers currently occupy second spot in the standings, one point behind Sundowns, who face Chippa United tonight.
 
The Soweto giants will a take on a Celtic side that were dumped out of the Nedbank Cup at the quarter-final stage by Maritzburg United over the weekend.
 
In the league, the Free State outfit will be out to maintain their bid for a top-eight finish after they defeated Platinum Stars 1-0 in their last encounter.
 
 
Here's how they line up:
 
Pirates: 40. Mpontshane, 4. Jele, 6. Shitolo, 28. Dube, 22. Maela, 14. Nyatama, 37. Mlambo, 33. Munetsi, 11. Memela ,3. Lorch, 27. Shonga.
 
Subs: 16. Mabokgwane, 8. Matlaba, 36. Van Heerden, Mbulu, 5. Makola, 31. Gabuza, 42. Mulenga.
 
Celtic: 30. Tingyemb, 3. Pfumbidazi, 22. Rikhosto, 25. Gordinho, 27. Ndengane, 8. Phalane, 7. Hotto, 33. Motshegwa, 35. Baloyi, 13. Letsoalo, 10. Mabena.
 
Subs: 34. Dambe, 4. Dlamini, 26. Lubisi, 23. Shikweni, 17. Mabaso, 45. Nyundu.
 

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