Maritzburg aim to humble FS Stars

Maritzburg United will square off with Free State Stars in an Absa Premiership match at the Harry Gwala Stadium in on Friday.

Kick-off is at 8pm.

The Team of Choice extended their winless run in the league when they lost 2-0 to Kaizer Chiefs at home last week Wednesday. They have recorded two wins, two draws and one defeat this season.

As a result, Maritzburg are placed sixth on the league standings with eight points from five matches. They are three points behind third-placed Orlando Pirates, who have played six games.

Meanwhile, Stars secured their first league win of the season when they overcame Polokwane City 3-2 away last week Tuesday. They have registered one win, one draw and three defeats.

Ea Lla Koto, who will be without suspended midfielder Paulus Masehe, are placed 14th on the league standings with four points from five games. They are only above the relegation play-off spot on goal difference.

Possible starting line-ups:

Maritzburg United: Ofori, Xulu, Fransman, Sanoka, Weidlich, Shandu, Mekoa , Maboe, Atouba, Fileccia, Rusike.

Free State Stars: Sangare, Abbubakar, Mobbie, Keita, Phungwayo, Mbhele, Vilakazi, Potsane, Manqele, Anas, Jantjie