It’s do or die for Pitso Mosimane’s men.
A big game for the Buccaneers, who are in desperate need for a win.
Amakhosi will have a slight advantage going into the second leg, thanks to two away goals.
It was the hosts who drew first blood in the first MTN8 semi, with one more leg to go in the tie.
The 33-year-old is said to be close to realising his dream of playing in Europe.
Benni McCarthy’s men fell on the last hurdle last time around and will want to go all the way on this occasion, but face a major obstacle in the Pretoria outfit.
The journeyman joins the Soweto giants from Ajax Cape Town.
The 25-year-old will finally get some much-needed game time in the second tier.
The former Bafana hardman will be making a move to the Eastern Cape after he was confirmed as Chippa United’s new head coach.
Amakhosi have beaten Masandawana to the signature of the 2016/17 PSL Footballer of the Year.
The Baroka shot-stopper might have let his frustrations get to him on Saturday.
The Buccaneers have failed to score in their last two outings, and Micho knows why.
The Brazilians resume their title defence on Wednesday night.
Orlando Pirates suffered their second successive league defeat to Bloemfontein Celtic, who are yet to concede a goal this season.
The Buccaneers have been far from convincing in the early stages of this season, and face up against the only unbeaten side so far.
Somehow, it finished goalless in KZN. Maritzburg United held on for a point against Kaizer Chiefs, despite playing with ten men for the bulk of the game.
Amakhosi could face some resistance from Celtic regarding the release of the defender.
A point or three will give Pitso’s men more than a fair shot at survival on Friday night.
The club is in talks with Bloem Celtics in an effort to bring the Bafana defender back to Naturena.
Gavin Hunt will look to put one over his former side on Saturday night.
Benn’s men are looking for some winning momentum as they take on Abafana Besthende.