How Kaizer Chiefs might start against Mamelodi Sundowns

How Kaizer Chiefs might start against Mamelodi Sundowns

Kaizer Chiefs have plenty riding on their match against PSL champions Mamelodi Sundowns on Sunday.

Arthur Zwane has been charged with getting something out of this campaign for Amakhosi and has a few ways he could do that.

Here we look at how Kaizer Chiefs might line up in their match against Mamelodi Sundowns.

Kaizer Chiefs starting XI prediction

Having kept a clean sheet last time out we would expect Bruce Bvuma to be retained in goal despite the apparent promotion of Brandon Petersen to No 1.

At left back Reeve Frosler is the man in possession of the shirt and there is no reason to think he will be dispossessed of it.

The days of consideringNjabulo Blom a makeshift right back appear to be past as he consistently shows himself to be Kaizer Chiefs best option in the position.

As a centre back pairing Siyabonga Ngezana and Ramahlwe Mphahlele are considerably more mobile than Amakhosi’s other options.

Tantrums aside we expect to seeNjabulo Ngcobo return to anchor the Kaizer Chiefs midfield.

Zwane could then renew the partnership between Cole Alexander and Phathutshedzo Nange and look to the fullbacks for width.

The pace and creativity of Keagan Dolly and Khama Billiat will be required up front but against Sundowns its likely that they will play either side of target man Leonardo Castro.

Kaizer Chiefs will also get utility from Castro when it comes to defending the setpiece.

Kaizer Chiefs Starting XI (Predicted)

Bruce Bvuma

Bruce Bvuma Kaizer Chiefs
Bruce Bvuma Photo: Gavin Barker/BackpagePix

Reeve Frosler

Kaizer Chiefs
Reeve Frosler Photo: BackpagePix

Ramahlwe Mphahlele

Kaizer Chiefs
Ramahlwe Mphahlele Photo: Gavin Barker/BackpagePix

Siyabonga Ngezana

Kaizer Chiefs
Siyabonga Ngezana. Photo: Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

Njabulo Blom

Kaizer Chiefs
Njabulo Blom Photo: Sydney Mahlangu/ BackpagePix

Njabulo Ngcobo

Njabulo Ngcobo
Njabulo Ngcobo. Photo: Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

Cole Alexander

Kaizer Chiefs
Cole Alexander. Photo:Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

Phathutshedzo Nange

Kaizer Chiefs
Phathutshedzo Nange. Photo: Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

Keagan Dolly

Keagan Dolly Kaizer Chiefs
Keagan Dolly. Photo: Philip Maeta/BackpagePix

Leonardo Castro

Kaizer Chiefs
Leonardo Castro. Photo: @SuperSport / Twitter

Khama Billiat

Billiat could be fit to face Arrows for Kaizer Chiefs
Khama Billiat. Photo: Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

Confirmed XI


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