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Info About the Match: Polokwane City against Cape Town Spurs a Premier League match will take place on August 19, 2023, at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Petersburg.
Polokwane City’s Predicted Starting XI
We look forward to the upcoming match between Polokwane City and Cape Town Spurs. Let’s look at the possible starting lineup for Polokwane City.
Goalkeeper: Mathebula is likely to be the goalkeeper due to his excellent past performances.
Defenders: The defense may include Matuludi, Nikani, Nkwe, and Nkaki, who have shown great teamwork.
Midfielders: The midfield could be led by Bafana Nana, Maphangule, Mashikinya, and Ramabu because of their skills in controlling the game.
Forwards: We expect Raphadu and Mapfumo to be forwards due to their scoring abilities.
Cape Town Spurs’ predicted starting XI
Goalkeeper: Cape Town Spurs’ goalkeeper is likely to be Z. Dlamini.
Defenders: The defence line may include the formidable quartet of Allie, Daniels, Dortley, and Msani.
Midfielders: We predict midfielders to be M. Nel, Butsaka, Phewa, and Cupido.
Forwards: The starting XI may round out with attackers Moroole and Moosa.
Remember, these are predictions and the actual line-up might vary based on the coach’s strategy. Stay tuned for the confirmed team sheet closer to kick-off.
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Reflecting on their recent performances, Polokwane City displayed a mixed bag of results. They emerged victorious in a single match against Stellenbosch, but tasted defeat in three matches, losing to Mamelodi Sundowns, Bidvest Wits, and Cape Town City. A solitary draw against Bloemfontein Celtic also featured in their record. In the goal department, they managed to net 4 goals while conceding 5, leaving their goal difference at -1.
With an average of 0.5 goals per match this season, Polokwane City’s scoring prowess has room for improvement. The team’s discipline record shows 3 yellow cards and no reds, evidencing an average of 12 fouls per match. Polokwane City’s team rating averages at 6.94 per match, indicating their performance level.
One area of concern for Polokwane City is their ball possession, which averages at a modest 44.50% this season, suggesting their struggle to control the game.
On the other side, Cape Town Spurs steps into this match with a single victory from their last five matches against Baroka and four losses to Mamelodi Sundowns, Kaizer Chiefs, TS Galaxy, and Sekhukhune United. No draws were recorded in their recent run. The Spurs managed to score 5 goals, one more than their opponents, but conceded 6, leaving their goal difference in the negative.
In their away games, Cape Town Spurs averaged zero goals per match and conceded 1.5. Their disciplinary record stands at 4 yellow cards and no reds, with a total of 27 fouls committed. The team’s average rating stands at 6.32 per match, providing an insight into their performance.
Unlike their opponents, Cape Town Spurs have done fairly well in terms of ball possession, maintaining an average of 54.50% throughout this season, which could potentially give them an edge in controlling the game.
Polokwane City – Cape Town Spurs Head-to-Head Matches
Polokwane City and Cape Town Spurs have a good head-to-head record, having met 12 times in the previous seasons, with Polokwane City winning two and Cape Town Spurs winning seven. A total of three games were drawn.
Polokwane City scored 14 goals in the two matches, while Cape Town Spurs scored 21 goals. Cape Town Spurs leads the overall series with seven wins, while Polokwane City has only two.
When it comes to recent meetings between Polokwane City and Cape Town Spurs, Cape Town Spurs leads the series 2-1.