Starting XI: Sundowns v Pirates
Teams: Mamelodi Sundowns v Orlando Pirates
Date: 12 April 2014
Venue: Loftus Stadium
Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates will battle it out for a place in the semi-finals of the Nedbank Cup, when the two lock horns in their quarter-final clash at Loftus Stadium on Saturday night.
The Absa Prmiership leaders come into this much anticipated clash on the back of a hard-fought 1-0 win over Bloemfontien Celtic in the league.
While Pitso Mosimane's men impressively downed Golden Arrows 4-1 in the previous round, thanks to goals from Dove Wome, Lebohang Mokoena, Anthony Laffor and Percy Tau.
On other other hand, Orlando Pirates will be looking to bounce from their 1-0 defeat to SuperSport United in their last match.
While goals from Lennox Bacela and Rooi Mahamutsa secured the Buccaneers passage into the last eight.
Pirates and Sundowns have met on two occasions this season in the league, with Sundowns winning the first game 1-0, while Pirates were victorious in the reverse fixture thanks to Khethokwakhe Masuku's goal.
Sundowns Starting XI: Kennedy Mweene, Mzikayise Mashaba, Alje Schut, Ramahlwe Mphahlele, Lebohang Mokoena, Khama Billiat, Thabo Nthethe, Surprise Moriri, Teko Modise, Anthony Laffor, Bongani Zungu
Pirates Starting XI: Senzo Meyiwa, Thabo Matlaba, Happy Jele, Rooi Mahamutsa, Siyabonga Sangweni, Daine Klate, Sfiso Myeni, Thandani Ntshumayelo, Oupa Manyisa, Helder Pelembe, Lennox Bacela