Teams: Free State Stars v Maritzburg United
Date: 30 August 2014
Venue: Goble Park
Saturday provides the perfect opportunity for both Free State Stars and Maritzburg United to climb the Absa Premiership table when the two lock horns in a league match at Goble Park.
The match is scheduled to get underway at 15h00.
Both teams have a relative good start to their 2014/15 league campaign and find themselves in the top six after four matches in.
Maritzburg occupy fifth place with seven points while Free State are in sixth place with six points.
A win for United would see them move up to third on the table while the three points for Free State would see them up to fourth.
The Team of Choice come into this game high on confidence after racking up an impressive 3-0 win over Chippa United in midweek.
Stars also picked up a win in midweek with a slender 1-0 win over the University of Pretoria.
In head-to-head stats, Stars and Maritzburg have met in 14 league matches since 2005/06.
Ea Lla Koto have six wins compared to one for the Team of Choice, while seven matches have been drawn.
Stars boast an unbeaten home record against United, with four wins and three draws from seven matches.
Last season Ea Lla Koto won their home match 2-0, while the Team of Choice claimed a 3-2 victory in KwaZulu-Natal in the return fixture.
Here is how they line up.
Free State Stars: Mtshali, Sankara, Letuka, Mkhwanazi, Thlone, Masehe, Mashego, Tshabalala, Mdluli, Sekola, Abraw.
Maritzburg United: Vries, Mabaso, Matuka, Mngonyama, Hartog, Pantsil, Mkhize, Cele, Banda, Vilakazi, Anas.