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  • 28 April 2013
  • • 15:00
  • • FNB Stadium (Soccer City), Johannesburg, GA
  • Referee: L. Mfiki
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Kaizer Chiefs - Platinum Stars Preview: Dikwena's last chance

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Cavin johnson's side has an opportunity to close the gap on Kaizer Chiefs when they meet the league leaders in Polokwane on Sunday afternoon

  PROBABLE LINE-UPS

KAIZER CHIEFS


Bartman
Masilela, Matoho, Mashaimaite, Gaxa
Lebese, Letsholonyane, Katsande, Tshabalala
Majoro, Parker


PLATINUM STARS


Mpontshane
Mhlongo, Mere, Gumede, Tshabalala
Mpeta, Phala, N'gambi, Msomi
Botes, Ngele

Kaizer Chiefs can put one hand on the PSL trophy if they defeat Platinum Stars on Sunday afternoon in a season-defining clash at the Peter Mokaba Stadium.

Chiefs crushed Moroka Swallows 3-1 in their last outing and will look to inflict similar treatment on their surprise title rivals Platinum Stars.

However, Dikwena are the only side to have defeated Kaizer Chiefs this season and will take confidence from their last result against the league leaders.

The AmaKhosi could move up to 9 points ahead of Dikwena if they win on Sunday, which could be an unassailable lead with only three remaining match-days in the PSL.

If Cavin Johnson's side win the PSL title race may go down to the wire, as Stars will move within three points of Chiefs at the summit of the standings.

Itumeleng Khune will miss the clash due to suspension, with Arthur Bartman set to replace the inspirational shot-stopper for the match. 

Enocent Mkhabela will miss out for Stars due to suspension, with neither side expressing any further injury concerns on the eve of the match.

  DID YOU KNOW?


  • Platinum Stars signalled their intentions this season when they defeated Kaizer Chiefs 2-0 at home in November.
  • Kaizer Chiefs have scored the most and conceded the least amount of goals this season.
  • Dikwena last beat Chiefs at home in 2007, which was a 2-1 victory.
  • Bernard Parker is the AmaKhosi's top scorer this season with 12 goals, while Mogakolodi Ngele has netted 9 for Platinum Stars.
  • Simphiwe Tshabalala will take over as captain of Kaizer Chiefs in the abscence of Itumeleng Khune.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Kaizer Chiefs

Platinum Stars

Wins
3
0
2
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Kaizer Chiefs FC KZC
Kaizer Chiefs FC Kaizer Chiefs
Draw
Platinum Stars FC PLA
Platinum Stars FC Platinum Stars
91%

Top 3 Predictions

Kaizer Chiefs FC KZC
2 - 1
Platinum Stars FC PLA
Kaizer Chiefs FC KZC
2 - 0
Platinum Stars FC PLA
Kaizer Chiefs FC KZC
3 - 0
Platinum Stars FC PLA

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