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Telkom Knockout

Teams: Platinum Stars v Kaizer Chiefs

Date: 04 October 2015

Venue: Moruleng Stadium

Kaizer Chiefs make the trip to the Moruleng Stadium to take on Platinum Stars in their first round Telkom Knockout tie.

The match is scheduled to get underway at 15h00.

Steve Komphela's side come into this clash winless in their last three encounters, having recorded back-to-back  draws in the league.

Chiefs goalkeeper, Itumeleng Khune, returned to full training this week but is not expected to feature, while Reyaad Pieterse is set to continue between the sticks.

AmaKhosi's last cup outing saw them lose 1-0 to Ajax Cape Town in the MTN8 final at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

Platinum, meanwhile, come into this tie with their confidence at a all-time high, as they have recorded four straight wins in the Absa Premiership.

It Dikwena who dumped Chiefs out of last year's Telkom Knockout, as they secured a 5-3 win in a penalty shoot-out at the quarterfinal stage.

In head-to-head statistics, Platinum Stars boast sevens wins compared to 13 from Kaizer Chiefs.

Here's how they line-up:

Platinum Stars: Mzimela, Mere, Nhlapo, Gumede, Zulu, Madubanya, Ng'ambi, Zongo, Msomi, Ntuli, Rodgers

Kaizer Chiefs:  Pieterse, Gaxa, Mathoho, Bukenya, Ritchie, Katsande, Letsholonyane, Tshabalala, Parker, Abraw, Manqele

 

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