In Round 24 of the National Premier Leagues (NPL) Queensland, Western Pride can delay Lions FC the premiership for another week with a win against Brisbane Roar Youth.
Elsewhere, Redlands United and North Queensland United are both out to make last ditch efforts to avoid relegation.
Brisbane Strikers FC v Olympic FC
Saturday, 11 August, 6:00pm
Strikers aiming to close the gap on fourth
Brisbane Strikers can move to within a point of a finals place with a win over crosstown Olympic FC.
The Strikers will be full of confidence after dismantling Sunshine Coast 8-1 last week, however they will have to be at their best if they are to upset third-placed Olympic who have won their last three games in a row.
Cairns FC v Lions FC
Saturday, 11 August, 6:30pm
Lions close in on the premiership
Days after finding out their FFA Cup Round of 16 fate, Lions FC and Cairns FC go head-to-head at Barlow Park.
Runaway ladder leaders Lions can clinch the premiership with a win if Western Pride draw with or lose to Brisbane Roar Youth at Logan Metro Sports Complex at almost the same time.
It will be somewhat of an upset if Cairns can stop the goal-scoring prowess of Lions, as the team from the far north have lost their last four games in a row.
Redlands United FC v Magpies Crusaders FC
Saturday, 11 August, 7:00pm
Redlands still fighting to avoid relegation
Redlands United FC are running out of time to make it out of the relegation zone as the NPL Queensland season draws to a close.
A win will see them jump to safety as long as North Queensland United fail to win their match against Brisbane City FC on Sunday.
Redlands have lost their three in a row, while the Magpies have won their last two games, scoring nine goals in the process.
Brisbane Roar FC Youth v Western Pride FC
Logan Metro Sports Complex
Saturday, 11 August, 7:00pm
Roar out to avoid three straight losses
Second-placed Western Pride FC travel to face Brisbane Roar Youth at Logan Metro Sports Complex with the home side out to arrest a run of two consecutive defeats.
The premiership race will officially be over with a draw or a Young Roar win – if Lions also claim three points on the same night.
Sunshine Coast FC v SWQ Thunder FC
Kawana Sports Western Precinct
Sunday, 12 August, 2:00pm
Sunshine Coast host Thunder
Bottom-placed Sunshine Coast will be hoping the finally give their fans something to cheer about when they entertain SWQ Thunder on Sunday afternoon.
Sunshine Coast have recorded just the one victory this season and Thunder will be aiming to add to their morale-boosting victory over Moreton Bay United last week.
North Queensland face City
North Queensland United travel south to face Brisbane City at Corporate Travel Management Stadium.
City are looking for their first win in three, following a draw with Brisbane Strikers and a loss to Olympic FC, while United are coming off a big 5-1 victory over Redlands.
Gold Coast United FC v Moreton Bay United FC
Burleigh Heads SC
Sunday, 12 August, 6:00pm
Jets looking to strength grip on fourth
Moreton Bay United can further cement their hold on fourth position with a win over the struggling Gold Coast United FC.
Gold Coast are in a baron stretch of form having lost their last four games in a row, their most recent defeat a crushing 6-0 loss to ladder leaders Lions FC.
Words: Samuel Johnson
Image: Chris Simpson