Ernst Middendorp makes 7 changes to Kaizer Chiefs’ starting XI compared to Tuesday’s 1-all draw against Golden Arrows.
Bruce Bvuma is back between the posts, while Lorenzo Gordinho and Teenage Hadebe also return to the team.
George Maluleka will also start, while Kabelo Mahlasela has recovered from his foot injury and is in the starting line-up as well.
Missing, however, is Hendrick Ekstein, who started in Tuesday’s match against Arrows. The attacking midfielder was released by the club on mutual consent on Thursday.
The Absa Premiership clash between Chiefs and Celtic is taking place at Peter Mokaba Stadium and will kick off at 20:15.
The referee is Akhona Makalima, assisted by Kenny Mamegwa and Given Letlaka.
Kaizer Chiefs’ line-up: Bvuma (44); Mphahlele (2), Gordinho (26), Cardoso (4), Hadebe (20); Maluleka (12), Katsande, captain (31), Zulu (28); Mahlasela (17), Parker (25), Zuma (28)
Subs: Akpeyi (40), Booysen (5), Moon (7), Ntshangase (10), Andrianarimanana (6), Ntiya-Ntiya (36), Frosler (39)
Head coach: Ernst Middendorp
Bloemfontein Celtic’s line-up: Tignyemb, captain (30); Rikhotso (22), Mahashe (38), Letlakiba (5), Sam (19); Masuku (50), Baloyi (35), Phalane (8), Dlamini (4); Maema (12), Mabena (10)
Subs: Chaine (31), Pfumbidzai (3), De Jongh (20), Potsane (11), Mabaso (17), Maloisane (7), Ndou (9)
Head coach: Lehohlonolo Seema and John Maduka