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Starting XI: Pirates v Aces

Absa Premiership
 
Teams: Orlando Pirates v Mpumalanga Black Aces
 
Date: 18 September 2015
 
Venue: Orlando Stadium
 
Orlando Pirates resume league matters with a clash against Mpumalanga Black Aces at the Orlando Stadium this evening.
 
 
The match is scheduled to get underway at 19h30.
 
The Buccaneers come into this on the back of a disappointing 4-1 loss to Zamalek in their final CAF Confederation Cup group game.
 
However, Eric Tinkler's side are looking to return to winning ways in the league as well, after they went down 1-0 at the hands of Bloemfontein Celtic in their last league encounter.
 
Pirates currently sit at 12th spot in the Absa Premiership standings, but could rise as high as fifth with a win.
 
Black Aces, meanwhile, come into this encounter on a high, having a secured a 1-0 win over Mamelodi Sundowns.
 
AmaZayoni dropped to sixth in the table but return to the summit with victory over the Buccaneers.
 
In head-to-head statistics, Pirates boast 14 wins compared to nine for Black Aces, while 10 matches have been drawn.
 
Here's how they line up:
 
Orlando Pirates:  Ovono, Mahamutsa, Gyimah, Jele, Matlaba, Masalesa, Ntshumayelo, Makola, Rakhale, Masuku, Majoro
 
Mpumalanga Black Aces: Walters, Kobola, Ngalo, Mzava, Nonyane, Manyama, Khuboni, Ngoma, Jayiya, Tukane, Mbesuma
 
 

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