Lions will face off with Sharks in the 2018 Super Rugby match at the Emirates Airline Park on Friday.
The South African giants recorded their third successive win in this year’s competition when they defeated Japanese side Sunwolves 37-24 away over a week away.
They are now placed third on the overall standings – six points behind leaders, Crusaders of New Zealand.
Lions, who have won their last two home games in the competition, will be looking to continue their good form against Sharks.
Meanwhile, Sharks recorded their third defeat in this year’s tournament when they lost 19-16 to local rivals Bulls at home weekend.
They are now placed sixth on the overall standings – six points behind third-placed, Lions.
Sharks, who have recorded a defeat and a win in their last two away games in the competition, will be looking to return to winning ways against Lions.
The last time Lions and Sharks clashed in the Super Rugby was on the 30th of June 2018.
Sharks defeated Lions 31-24 at the Kings Park Stadium.
Head-to-Head (Super Rugby since 2016)
Matches – 7
Lions wins – 6
Sharks wins – 1
Draws – 0
2018 Super Rugby
Lions v Sharks
Emirates Airlines Park
Johannesburg, South Africa
Friday, 5 April 2019
Kick-off is at 20h10 CAT