Teams: Platinum Stars v Free State Stars
Date: 26 April 2016
Venue: Moruleng Stadium
Platinum Stars will hosts Free State Stars in an Absa Premiership match at the Moruleng Stadium this evening.
The match is scheduled to get underway at 19h30.
At this stage Dikwena find themselves at 11th spot on the log standings with 25 points from 23 games only three points from safety.
In their last outing in the league they lost 1-0 to Polokwane City which was their third loss on the bounce.
Cavin Johnson's charges come into the encounter on the back of a 1-0 loss to Golden Arrows, while they suffered defeat to Polokwane City in their last league encounter.
Serame Letsoaka's charges are feeling the pressure after their 1-0 defeat to Mamelodi Sundowns rooted them to 14th place on the log standings with 22 points in the bag.
Before the loss to Masandawana, Ea Lla Koto got a crucial 2-1 win over Baroka FC and also got the better of Orlando Pirates 3-2 in a five-goal thriller.
In the head-to-head statistics, Stars hold a slight advantage, having won seven of the 21 matches since the 2005-06 season while Dikwena won six times. The other eight games ended in draws.
Here's how they line up:
P Stars: 31. Mzimela, 18. De Jongh, Mnguni, 38. Mkhabela, 3. Mlilo, 19. Links, 2. Mere, 12. Mathe, 35. Phiri, 7. Shilongo, 9. Botes.
FS Stars: 32. Ngobeni, 5. Masehe, 35. Teyise, 24. Tlhone, 26. Dlamini, 19. Mbhele, 50. Vilakazi, 4. Makhaula, 37. Maphakisa, 11. Jantjie, 23. Sekola.