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MTN8 Semi-Final Second Leg
 
Teams: Orlando Pirates v Bidvest Wits
 
Date: 23 August 2014
 
Venue: Orlando Stadium
 
Orlando Pirates will be looking to secure a spot in the final of the MTN8 when they host Bidvest Wits in their second leg semi-final tie at the Orlando Stadium.
 
 
The match is scheduled to get underway at 20h15. 
 
Goals from Siyabonga Sangweni and Thabo Matlaba secured a 2-0 first leg victory for the Buccaneers in at the Bivest Stadium.
 
Vladimir Vermezovic's men come into this clash on the back of 1-1 home draw with AmaZulu in a league fixture, with Matlaba rescuing Pirates yet again.
 
Bidvest Wits, meanwhile, picked up their second win of the league campaign in the week, with a 1-0 victory over Maritzburg United.
 
Gavin Hunt is still without goalkeeper, Moneeb Josephs, who is expected to be out for another two weeks, while striker Ryan Chapman has gone on a season-long loan to SuperSport United.
 
Hunt has also given a debut to winger, Sameehg Doutie, who has joined the club from SuperSport United.
 
Here's how they line up:
 
Orlando Pirates: Meyiwa, Jele, Mahamutsa, Sangweni, Matlaba, Sarr, Ntshumayelo, Klate, Manyisa, Makola, Erasmus
 
Bidvest Wits: Mabokgwane, Kwakman, Losper, Vilakazi, Pule, Doutie, Mkhwanazi, Ngcobo, Nhlapo, Sheppard, Ntshangase
 
 
 

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