Starting XI: Sundowns v Maritzburg
MTN8 Starting XI: Mamelodi Sundowns v Maritzburg United 13 August 2017
Teams: Mamelodi Sundowns v Maritzburg United
Date: 13 August 2017
Venue: Lucas Moripe Stadium
Mamelodi Sundowns will host Maritzburg United in their MTN8 quarterfinal encounter this afternoon.
The match is scheduled to get underway at 15h00.
Sundowns finished the Absa Premiership season in second spot, while Maritzburg managed to secure seventh place.
The Brazilians have made two signings in the window thus far, bringing in Ghana international Brimah Razak and George Lebese from Kaizer Chiefs.
Oupa Manyisa and Lebese have been named on the bench, while Thela Ngobeni also returns to the squad.
Maritzburg, on the other hand, have brought in Siyanda Xulu, Jetheren Barr, Richard Ofori, Motsie Matima, Rushine De Reuck, Liam Youlley and Mxolisi Kunene.
Sundowns made it to the final of last season's tournament but suffered a 3-0 defeat to Bidvest Wits.
The last time these two sides met, they played out a 2-2 draw in the Absa Premiership in May.
Here's how they line up:
Sundowns: Mweene, Morena, Madisha, Nthethe, Langerman, Vilakazi, Kekana, Billiat, Tau, Zwane, Zakri.
Maritzburg: Mpandle, Fransman, Weidlich, Sanoka, Makaringe, Mekoa, Shandu, Ndlovu, Van Wyk, Maboe, Rusike.