Battle of the Cities in Polokwane

Battle of the Cities in Polokwane
Lehlohonolo Majoro of Cape Town City celebrates © Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

by Graeme Jackson

Friday May 26, 2017. 10:20

Polokwane City and Cape Town City will wrap up their Absa Premiership campaigns with a match at the old Peter Mokaba Stadium on 27 May 2017, kick-off at 15h00.

Polokwane suffered a second defeat in their last three league matches when they were beaten 2-0 at Bidvest Wits on May 17.

The Limpopo side has claimed 23 points from 14 matches this season.

Rise and Shine are placed sixth on the Absa Premiership log with 40 points from 29 matches.

CTC claimed their 16th league win of the season when they defeated Golden Arrows 1-0 at home on May 17.

The Cape Town side has claimed 22 points from 14 away matches this season.

The Citizens are placed third on the Absa Premiership log with 55 points from 29 matches.

In head-to-head stats, Polokwane and CTC have met in just one previous top flight league match.

That encounter took place earlier this season, with the Citizens claiming a 2-0 home win in Cape Town.

Polokwane’s line-up from their 2-0 loss to Wits: Chigova, Semenya, Phiri, Hlongwane, Tshilo, Mngomezulu, Ramagalela, Tema (Maponyane 83'), Vilakazi, Manaka (Tlolane 65'), Musona (Ndou 48').

CTC’s line-up from their 1-0 win over Arrows: Walters, Seedat, Johannes, Gumede, Mkhize, Putsche (Nodada 61'), Mokeke, Ngoma, Jayiya (Moseamedi 70'), Manyama, Majoro (Koapeng 79').

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