Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Rhulani Mokwena

Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Rhulani Mokwena – Photo: Mamelodi Sundowns website

Mamelodi Sundowns name starting lineup for Maritzburg clash

Take a look at how both Mamelodi Sundowns and Maritzburg United have opted to lineup for tonight’s DStv Premiership match below

Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Rhulani Mokwena

Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Rhulani Mokwena – Photo: Mamelodi Sundowns website

Champions Mamelodi Sundowns welcome Maritzburg United to the Loftus Versfeld for their final match of the season this evening.

The Brazilians won the league with an impressive seven games to go and tonight is their special night in terms of lifting the title.

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Maritzburg United on the other hand are fighting for their lives. The Team of Choice are rock bottom of the league, and a positive result could salvage their top flight status!

Will they manage to put a damper on Sundowns’ celebrations and save their status? Follow all of the live action from Loftus Versfeld stadium below.

Mamelodi Sundowns vs Maritzburg United: Starting Lineups

Mamelodi Sundowns XI: Onyango, Kekana, Mashego, Lebusa, Coetzee, Zungu, Maboe, Maema, Mabena, Ralani, Sirino.

Subs: Pieterse, B. Onyango, Mohamme, Ngobeni, Mkhulise, Allende, Nkosi, Mailula, Nasir.

Maritzburg United XI: Leaner, De Goede, Cross, Makume, Theron, Njoti, Graham, Palace, Human, Soukouna, Kimvuidi.

Subs: Langa, Ritchie, Peprah, Moloisane, Meza, Tlolane, Bhengu, Samu, Jooste.

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It will be difficult – Mkhulise

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“It will be a difficult game, they will go all out because they want to survive relegation.” Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Mkhulise told SuperSport.

“But we are ready for them because we want to go to the podium to collect the DStv Premiership trophy after the match with a win.

“We want to ensure that we celebrate with the trophy having won the game. We have to be focused and at the same time respect Maritzburg because we have to win for our Mamelodi Sundowns supporters.

“They have good players like Karim Kimvuidi, who is dangerous in half spaces. And their striker, Amadou Soukouna, is very dangerous in the box. They also have a guy like Rowan Human, who is comfortable on the ball.”

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Themba Zwane Mamelodi Sundowns
Mamelodi Sundowns superstar Themba Zwane celebrates a goal against Cape Town City in the DStv Premiership. Image: @Masandawana / Twitter