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Gauteng Derby: Predicting Kaizer Chiefs' XI to face Mamelodi Sundowns

21:40 SAST 2022/08/12
Kaizer Chiefs, August 2022
Amakhosi are in a buoyant mood at the moment after securing their first win of the season in midweek

Kaizer Chiefs produced a dominant performance when they thrashed Maritzburg United 3-0 in a PSL match on Tuesday evening.

It was Amakhosi's first victory of the season having lost 1-0 to Royal AM in their first game last weekend.

Ashley du Preez and George Matlou are doubtful due to their respectful injuries which they picked up in the game against Maritzburg.

GOAL takes a look at how Amakhosi could start against Sundowns.

  • Bruce Bvuma, Kaizer Chiefs, March 2022

    GOALKEEPER - Bruce Bvuma

    The Bafana Bafana international, who is Amakhosi's first-choice goalkeeper, will be eager to make it two clean sheets in a row.

  • Dillon Solomons, Kaizer Chiefs, August 2022

    RIGHT-BACK - Dillon Solomons

    The flying right-sided player flourished as a full-back against Maritzburg and he is expected to start in this position.

  • Reeve Frosler, Kaizer Chiefs, April 2022

    LEFT-BACK - Reeve Frosler

    The 24-year-old will start in this position once again with Chiefs yet to sort out their new signing Edmilson Dove's paperwork.

  •  Siyabonga Ngezana, Kaizer Chiefs, August 2022

    CENTRAL DEFENDER - Siyabonga Ngezana

    The lanky centre-back's central defence partnership with Zitha Kwinika is promising and the duo is set to start once again.

  • Zitha Kwinika, Kaizer Chiefs, August 2022

    CENTRAL DEFENDER - Zitha Kwinika

    The former Bidvest Wits star is one of the leaders in the Chiefs squad and he was handed the captain's armband after Keagan Dolly was substituted against Maritzburg.

  • Yusuf Maart Kaizer Chiefs

    CENTRAL MIDFIELDER - Yusuf Maart

    The Bafana midfielder produced a Man of the Match performance in midweek and he cannot to be dropped.

  • Siyethemba Sithebe, Yusuf Maart, Kaizer Chiefs, August 2022

    CENTRAL MIDFIELDER - Siyethemba Sithebe

    The 29-year-old's combination play with Maart in the middle of the park was impressive and he will be looking to carry his form into the clash with Downs.

  • Nkosingiphile Ngcobo of Kaizer Chiefs.

    ATTACKING MIDFIELDER - Nkosingiphile Ngcobo

    The diminutive midfielder looked hungry for goals after coming on as a substitute in midweek and he could start with George Matlou injured.

  • Keagan Dolly, Kaizer Chiefs, August 2022

    RIGHT FORWARD - Keagan Dolly

    The Chiefs vice-captain will be determined to lead the Soweto giants to a win over his former club, Sundowns.

  • Kgaogelo Sekgota of Kaizer Chiefs

    LEFT FORWARD - Kgaogelo Sekgota

    The left-footed attacker breathed life into the Chiefs attack after coming on as a substitute against Maritzburg and he could be handed his first start of the season.

  • Khama Billiat, Kaizer Chiefs, August 2022

    CENTRE FORWARD - Khama Billiat

    The versatile attacker might lead the attack with Du Preez an injury doubt and he will be hoping to haunt his former club, Sundowns.