1. Denis Onyango, Mamelodi Sundowns, November 2020
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    Goalkeeper - Denis Onyango

    After returning to the starting XI and having kept a clean sheet against Chippa United, the Ugandan has yet again been trusted within the sticks as Kennedy Mweene drops to the bench.

  2. Thapelo Morena of Mamelodi Sundowns challenged by Rami Rabia of Al Ahly
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    Right-back - Thapelo Morena

    He is among the starters once again as his closest competitor Khuliso Mudau sits on the bench.

  3. Lyle Lakay, Stanley Dimgba, Mamelodi Sundowns v Stellenbosch FC, March 2021
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    Left-back - Lyle Lakay

    With stiff competition for a starting XI role, Lakay has once again edged Aubrey Modiba to the bench as the Brazilians host the ambitious Glamour Boys.

  4. Rushine De Reuck, Bafana Bafana, June 2021
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    Centre-back - Rushine De Reuck

    He has shown good games in the new season and his appearance in Sundowns' XI shows a growing trust in him by the technical bench.

  5. Grant Kekana, Mamelodi Sundowns, August 2021
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    Centre-back - Grant Kekana

    The South African had an impressive official debut for Masandawana against Chippa United and will partner De Reuck at the heart of the defence for the champions. 

  6. Rivaldo Coetzee, Bafana Bafana, March 2021
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    Central midfielder - Rivaldo Coetzee

    Coetzee has always been a regular starter for the Pretoria side and would hope to lead his side to a victory against their direct league title competitors.
  7. Andile Jali and Pitso Mosimane, Mamelodi Sundowns, January 2020
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    Central midfielder - Andile Jali

    Jali will partner with Coetzee in Sundowns' midfield as they return to action after the international break.
  8. Themba Zwane, Mamelodi Sundowns & Keagan Buchanan, AmaZulu FC, August 2021
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    Attacking midfielder - Themba Zwane

    The 32-year-old midfielder has returned as Sphelele Mkhulise sits among the substitutes after starting in the last league encounter.

  9. Daniel Cardoso, Kaizer Chiefs & Gaston Sirino, Mamelodi Sundowns, April 2021
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    Forward - Gaston Sirino

    The experienced Uruguayan would hope to have a fruitful day against the Glamour Boys after failing to find a way past Gavin Hunt's Chippa United.

  10. Kermit Erasmus, Mamelodi Sundowns & Paseka Mako, Orlando Pirates, April 2021
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    Forward - Kermit Erasmus

    Erasmus has been kept in the first team after he featured for the first time this season in the last game before the international break.
  11. Peter Shalulile, Tebogo Tlolane, Mamelodi Sundowns vs Maritzburg United, May 2021
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    Centre-forward - Peter Shalulile

    The talented Namibian would hope to score after failing to do so in the last three games.