Chiefs players in a huddle. Image via Kickoff

Chiefs players in a huddle. Image via Kickoff

Chiefs ready for action: Who’s playing who in the DStv Premiership?

A new-look Kaizer Chiefs team will form part of an action-packed round of fixtures in the DStv Premiership this weekend.

Chiefs players in a huddle. Image via Kickoff

Chiefs players in a huddle. Image via Kickoff

Five matches are scheduled for Saturday, 11 December and a further three for Sunday, 12 December.

Included in the Sunday schedule is the clash between Kaizer Chiefs and Sekhukhune United (18:00), with the waiting game have coming to an end to see Amakhosi back in action.

Earlier this week the South African exclusively revealed that Kaizer Chiefs WILL honour their match against Sekhukhune United after recently battling a widespread Covid-19 outbreak in their camp.

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Other DStv Premiership matches that jump out are log leaders Mamelodi Sundowns travelling away to take on third-placed SuperSport Utd on Saturday as well as Royal AM hosting Golden Arrows on Sunday.

SATURDAY, 11 DECEMBER

Swallows v Marumo Gallants – 15:30

Chippa v AmaZulu – 15:30

Baroka FV v Cape Town City – 15:30

Orland Pirates v TS Galaxy – 17:30

SuperSport Utd v Mamelodi Sundowns – 20:15

SUNDAY, 12 DECEMBER

Royal AM v Golden Arrows – 15:30

Maritzburg Utd v Stellenbosch – 17:00

Kaizer Chiefs v Sekhukhune United – 18:00

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The league further released a list of suspended players for the weekend matches with Cole Alexander‘s name being listed among the suspended stars as a biggest hint to the saga.

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Alexander was red-carded in Amakhosi’s 1-1 draw against AmaZulu on 27 November, and he missed the game against Swallows FC as part of his two-match ban.

The match against Cape Town City was supposed to have been his final game on the sidelines while the Arrows game would have meant his return to the pitch.

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However, the fact that he is listed among the suspended for the weekend means the two games Chiefs didn’t honour could still be rescheduled.

Furthermore, Chiefs are still on 13 games in the latest and updated DStv Premiership log, with the two games NOT included.

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