Stars look to end Chiefs revival
Ayanda Gcaba of Free State Stars
Stars picked up a third successive win when they beat Santos 1-0 away in their last league outing.
The Free State side has a good home record this season, with eight wins, four draws and just two losses from 14 matches.
Ea Lla Koto are placed fifth on the Absa Premiership log with 48 points from 28 matches.
Chiefs racked up a second successive win when they beat Ajax Cape Town 2-0 in midweek.
The Soweto side has won just four of their 14 away matches so far this season.
The Amakhosi are placed sixth on the Absa Premiership log with 46 points from 28 matches.
In head-to-head stats, Stars and Chiefs have met in 24 league matches since 1996.
The Amakhosi have 15 wins compared to just three for Ea Lla Koto, and there have been six draws.
Stars have claimed just two wins from 11 home matches against Chiefs.
When the teams met earlier this season, the Amakhosi claimed a 2-1 home win thanks to goals from Ngcobo and Zvasiya.