City target return to winning form

City target return to winning form
Thato Mokeke of Cape Town City FC tackled by Vuyo Mere of Platinum Stars during the Absa Premiership 2016/17 football match between Cape Town City FC and Platinum Stars at Athlone Stadium, Cape Town on 13 December 2016 ©Chris Ricco/BackpagePix

by Staff Reporter

Monday Feb 06, 2017. 09:34

Cape Town City will look to return to winning form in the Absa Premiership when they host Highlands Park at Cape Town Stadium on 7 February 2017, kick-off at 19h30.

City have gone three league matches without a win after losing 1-0 at Free State Stars on December 21.

The Cape Town side has claimed 13 points from seven home matches this season.

The Citizens are placed third on the Absa Premiership log with 25 points from 15 matches.

Highlands recorded their seventh draw of the league season when they were held 2-2 at home by Platinum Stars on December 20.

The Tembisa-based side has claimed three points from seven winless away matches this season.

The Lions of the North are placed 15th on the Absa Premiership log with 13 points from 15 matches.

In head-to-head stats, Cape Town City and Highlands Park have met in just one previous league match.

That encounter took place earlier this season, with the teams playing to a 1-1 draw at the Makhulong Stadium.

CTC’s line-up from their 1-0 loss to Stars: Walters, Seedat, Johannes, Gumede, Mkhize, Mokeke, Matsi, Jayiya (Nomandela 59'), Ngoma, Masina, Moseamedi (Motloung 72').

Highlands’ line-up from their 2-2 draw with Stars: Kapini, Koena, Sibande, Christian, Ngalo, Mashumba, Mvala, Khuboni (Rae 72’), Cale, Moriri, Sitayitayi (Theron 46’).

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