Orlando Pirates have released their starting xi to face Kaizer Chiefs in todays Soweto derby.

Bucs go into the match in a run of seven games unbeaten.

With Luvuyo Memela the only player to be confirmed out due to injury, Brilliant Khuzwayo did not make the match day squad.

Pirates: 40. Mpontshane, 4. Jele, 3. Munetsi, 18. Mobara, 23. Maela, 20. Mlambo, 27. Motshwari, 45. Pule, 3. Lorch, 12. Shonga, 17. Mulenga.

Subs: 16. Mabokgwane, 36. Da Silva, 5. Makola, 29. Mako, 20. Mntambo, 15. Qalinge, 31. Gabuza.