Injuries have hit Kaizer Chiefs hard lately. Amakhosi have Tsepo Masilela, Ramahlwe Mphahlele, Teenage Hadebe and Emmanuel Letlotlo sidelined with injuries. They also have Erick Mathoho suspended after he received a straight red card against SuperSport United.
Percy Tau was the man of the moment for Mamelodi Sundowns on Monday evening as the substitute came on to bag a brace and secure the three points for the Brazilians. Pitso Mosimane's charges won 2-1 against Free State Stars in a league match, which has seen the Chloorkop side move into third spot on the log standings.
Orlando Pirates recently promoted Lyle Foster from the MultiChoice Diski Challenge team to the senior squad. There have been some stellar performances from the Buccaneer players in the reserve league, and over the past weekend, Thabiso Kutumela showed his worth as he bagged a brace, giving first team head coach Milutin Sredojevic some options for his striking force.
Mamelodi Sundowns are travelling away as they get ready to face off against Free State Stars in an ABSA Premiership fixture this evening. Masandawana have three points from two encounters, while their opponents have a point in the same timeframe.
Kaizer Chiefs head coach Steve Komphela has less than a year left on his contract with Amakhosi. The mentor has come under fire after failing to secure any silverware for the club in the past two seasons, and there are rumours that a possible technical change could take place at Naturena.