Teams: Free State Stars v Platinum Stars
Date: 14 September 2013
Venue: Goble Park
Free State Stars will look to overcome Platinum Stars in the Absa Premiership when the teams meet at Goble Park on Saturday.
Free State drew 2-2 away to regional rivals Bloemfontein Celtic in their last league outing.
Their previous home league match saw them defeat Maritzburg United 2-0.
Their next three league opponents are Golden Arrows (away), Orlando Pirates (home) and Ajax Cape Town (away).
Ea Lla Koto are placed eighth on the Absa Premiership log with four points from three matches.
Platinum picked up their first win of the season in their last league outing, defeating Polokwane City 2-1 at home.
Their previous away league match was a 1-1 draw at Mamelodi Sundowns.
Their next three league opponents are University of Pretoria (home), Kaizer Chiefs (away) and Mpumalanga Black Aces (home).
Dikwena are placed fifth on the Absa Premiership log with five points from three matches.
In head-to-head stats, Free State and Platinum have met in 14 league matches since 2005/06.
Each side has claimed four wins and there have been six draws.
Here is how they line-up.
Free State: Daniel Agyei, Bokang Thlone, Sadat Ouro-Akoriko, Soriola Gege, Lehlohonolo Thebakang, Paulos Masehe, Katlego Mashego, Sibusiso Mthethwa, Danny Venter, Adam Abdul-Basit, Camaldine Abraw
Dikwena: Siyabonga Mpontshane, Tshepo Gumede, Luvolwethu Mpeta, Tintswalo Tshabalala, Vuyo Mere, Benson Mhlongo, Issa Sarr, Mduduzi Nyanda, Robert Ng'ambi, Siphelele Mthembu, Patrick Malokase.
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