Teams: Baroka v Orlando Pirates
Date: 02 June 2021
Venue: Peter Mokaba Stadium
Orlando Pirates will look to maintain their hopes of finishing the in the top three when they visit Baroka FC this evening.
The Soweto giants missed a major chance to move within a point of second-place AmaZulu following a 1-0 loss to TS Galaxy on Sunday afternoon.
Josef Zinnbauer's men now four points behind Usuthu who can lock up second spot with a win over Swallows FC this evening.
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Pirates will come up against a Baroka side looking to creep into the top eight after they claimed a 1-0 win over Baroka in their last league outing.
The men from Limpopo sit two points behind eighth-placed TS Galaxy in ninth spot, but they know their fate is not in their hands.
Pirates will welcome Ben Motshwari back from suspension although Abel Mabaso missses out after being sent off in the loss to Galaxy.
Here's how they line up:
Baroka: 30. Masuluke, 2. Kgoetyane, 3. Gebhardt, 44. Farmer, 23. Jampies, 5. Makume, 9. Mbulu, 14. Mosele, 12. Mgaga, 17. Kambala, 27. Makgopa.
Subs: 1. Chipezeze, 4. Seema, 15. Mogale, 18. Shozi, 22. Mahlonoko, 28. Monama, Nkhona, 35. Mphahlele, 37. Kamatuka.
Pirates: 30. Sandilands, 4. Jele, 5. Nyauza, 23. Maela, 17. Jooste, 8. Ndlovu, 6. Motshwari, 3. Lorch, 45. Pule, 7. Mhango, 11. Hotto
Subs: 41. Sithole, 29. Mako, 19. Sam, 3. Hlatshwayo, 15. Makaringe, 32. Mntambo, 21. Zungu, 18. Dlamini, 12. Dzvukamanja
There are just two match days left of the DStv Premiership season and we are getting closer to finding out who will be relegated and the final top eight standings.