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DStv Premiership

Teams: Bloemfontein Celtic v Orlando Pirates

Date: 04 November 2020

Venue: Dr. Petrus Molemela Stadium

Orlando Pirates go in search of their first DStv Premiership win away to Bloemfontein Celtic on Wednesday evening.

The Buccaneers come into the clash on good spirits after thrashing Kaizer Chiefs in their MTN8 semi-final on Saturday.

After starting the league campaign with back-to-back draws, Pirates will be without head coach Josef Zinnbauer who returned to Germany for a family emergency.

Celtic, meanwhile, have not tasted victory since beating Mamelodi Sundowns in the MTN8 quarter-finals last month.

The Free State outfit suffered defeat to Swallows FC in their last league outing after starting the campaign with a draw at Golden Arrows.

Here's how they line up:

Celtic: 31. Chaine, 22. Rikhotso, 33. Chabalala, 24. Lingwati, 20. De Jongh, 6. Smith, 13. Luthuli, 19. Matjila, 12. Maema, 11. Potsane, 9. Sera.

Subs: 1. Phafoli, 2. Tani, 42. Ncobeni, 17. Mofokeng, 5. Kobedi, 25. Ndwandwe, 36. Nyamande, 7. Mangweni, 27. Tchilimbou.

Pirates: 31. Ofori, 5. Jele, 4. Nyauza, 17. Jooste, 23. Maela, 6. Motshwari, 16. Monare, 45. Pule, 3. Lorch, 27. Dzvukumanja, 25. Lepasa.

Subs: 40. Mpontshane, 44. Mabaso, 32 Mntambo, 29. Mako, 18. Dlamini, 15. Makaringe, 12. Makgaka, 11. Hotto, Ndlovu.

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