Leopards look to hunt down City

Leopards look to hunt down City
Thato Mokeke of Cape Town City during the Absa Premiership 2019/20 match between Mamelodi Sundowns and Cape Town City at the Lucas Moripe Stadium, Atteridgeville on the 20 August 2019 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

by Staff Reporter

Thursday Nov 07, 2019. 10:05

Black Leopards will be on the hunt for three Absa Premiership points when they welcome Cape Town City to the Thohoyandou Stadium on Sunday 10 November 2019, kick-off at 15h30.

Leopards, in their last outing on October 25, twice came from a goal behind to secure a 2-2 draw at SuperSport United, with goals from Chris Katjiukua and Pentjie Zulu. Lidoda Duvha have taken four points from five home matches in the 2019/20 campaign.

City broke a seven-game winless streak with a 5-3 home victory over Polokwane City on Wednesday, November 6, courtesy of goals from Kermit Erasmus (two), Siphelele Mthembu, Mpho Makola and Edmilson Dove. The Citizens have yet to win on the road this season, with four points from five away matches.

In head-to-head stats, Leopards and City have met in just two previous top-flight matches: both encounters took place last season, with the Cape side winning 3-1 at home in November 2018, while the Limpopo side claimed revenge with a 1-0 triumph in Thohoyandou in May 2019.

Leopards’ line-up from their 2-2 draw with SuperSport on October 25: Mendes, Matlaba, P.Zulu, Katjiukua, Gyimah,Mokoena, Ngambi (Andrianarimanana 71′), Phala, Musonda, Mncwango (Mhlongo 60′), Kapinga (Tshepe 77′).

City’s line-up from their 5-3 win over Polokwane on November 6: Stephens, Mkhize, Fielies, Potouridis, Edmilson, Norodien (Martin 63’), Putsche (Mokeke 75’), Nodada, Ralani, Mthembu (Makola 65’), Erasmus.

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