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  • 19 October 2013
  • • 19:00
  • • Moruleng Stadium, Lesetlheng, NW
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Platinum Stars - Mamelodi Sundowns Preview: Dikwena looking for another big victory

Platinum Stars - Mamelodi Sundowns Preview: Dikwena looking for another big victory

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MTN 8 champions, Platinum Stars will welcome Sundowns in the last eight of the Telkom KO at the Moruleng Stadium on Saturday night


  PROBABLE LINE-UPS

PLATINUM STARS

Mpontshane
Mere, Gumede, Nwepe, Mhlongo
Tshabalala, Msomi, Mbatha, Mpete
Ng'ambi, Mthembu
MAMELODI SUNDOWNS

Mweene
Moon, Langerman, Schut, Arendse
Zungu, Kekana, Billiat, Wome
 Laffor, Malajila

Platinum Stars will be looking to reclaim another big win as they entertain Mamelodi Sundowns in the Telkom Knockout Cup quarterfinal clash on Saturday night.


Dikwena upset Pirates to win the MTN 8 over two weeks ago, and beating Sundowns could well put them in pole position to win the Telkom Knockout Cup.

Sundowns on the other hand, are banking on their current form to at least seal victory against their hoodoo team.

The Brazilians have had it tough against the Rustenburg-based side, but their unbeaten run so far this season could be to their advantage.

Robert Ng'ambi is expected to continue his terrific form for Dikwena, and he, together with Siphelele Mthembu, will certainly be a threat to the Downs defence.

Mosimane has been rotating his defence in the recent games and that could backfire against the deadly Platinum Stars side.

However, the Chloorkop-based outfit has Khama Billiat and Bongani Zungu to carry the team all the way, with Cuthbert Malajila upfront.
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Sundowns have won the Telkom KO Cup only twice in its history.
  • Dikwena last won the Telkom KO back in 2006, hammering Ajax Cape Town in the final.
  • The Brazilians have not won any major silverware since their 2008 Nedbank Cup success.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Platinum Stars

Mamelodi Sundowns

Wins
3
1
1
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Platinum Stars FC PLA
Platinum Stars FC Platinum Stars
Draw
Mamelodi Sundowns FC MLS
Mamelodi Sundowns FC Mamelodi Sundowns
36%
64%

Top 3 Predictions

Platinum Stars FC PLA
1 - 3
Mamelodi Sundowns FC MLS
Platinum Stars FC PLA
1 - 2
Mamelodi Sundowns FC MLS
Platinum Stars FC PLA
2 - 1
Mamelodi Sundowns FC MLS

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