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Starting XI: Orlando Pirates v Free State Stars

Absa Premiership
 
Teams: Orlando Pirates v Free State Stars
 
Date: 9 April 2016
 
Venue: Orlando Stadium
 
Orlando Pirates will be hoping their cup form spills over into their league campaign when they host Free State Stars in the Absa Premiership  on Saturday.
 
 
The Buccaneers were edged out 1-0 at Bidvest Wits in their last league encounter and but come into the clash against Stars with a 3-1 win at Jomo Cosmos in the Nedbank Cup.
 
Eric Tinkler's men are seventh in the standings but could move into sixth with a win or a draw, as they trail Chippa United by one point.
 
Meanwhile, Free State Stars will be looking to extend their unbeaten run in the league to four games after two wins and a draw.
 
 
Ea Lla Koto have a chance to overtake Pirates and Chippa in the standings as they are level on points with the Soweto giants, trailing on goal difference.
 
Here's how they line up: 
 
Pirates: 16 Mhlongo, 8 Matlaba, 2 Gcaba, 5 Makola, 7 Ndoro, 11 Myeni, 12 Masalesa, 15 Qalinge, 33 Gyimah, 34 Nyauza, 37 Memela
 
FS Stars: 31 Mathole, 19 Mbhele, 5 Masehe, 24 Tlhone, 4 Makhaula, 33 Chabalala, 23 Sekola, 45 Nkosi, 13 Mohomi, 10 Vilakazi, 8 Venter

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