Teams: Free State Stars v Mamelodi Sundowns
Date: 25 October 2015
Venue: Goble Park
Free State Stars and Mamelodi Sundowns go head-to-head for a spot in the Telkom Knockout semi-finals this afternoon.
The match is scheduled to get underway at 15h00.
Stars have looked to turn the corner since Ernst Middendorp has taken over, as they come into this tie unbeaten their last five matches in all competitions.
Ea Lla Koto will be hoping Belgian striker, Andrea Fileccia, to continue his fine form, as he bagged a brace to help Stars secure victory over Polokwane City in their last clash.
Since losing to Golden Arrows September, Sundowns have secured four successive wins in all competitions, which included a 2-0 win over Chippa United in the last round of the TKO.
Sundowns could be boosted by the return of Teko Modise for the cup tie, the midfielder missed the Brazilians' last three encounters.
In head-to-head statistics, Mamelodi Sundowns have claimed 34 wins compared to Free State Stars’ 13 victory.
Here's how they line-up:
Free State Stars: Diakite, Masehe, Mashego, Rakoti, Sankara, Thlone, Ngasa, Mohomi, Fileccia, Kerspuy, Venter
Mamelodi Sundowns: Onyango, Mbekile, Langerman, Nthethe, Mphahlele, Dolly, Zungu, Ngele, Kekana, Castro, Billiat