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Richards Bay journey to Pietersburg Stadium on Wednesday for the Premier Division meeting with home side Polokwane City.
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Polokwane City enter this match following on from a 0-0 Premier Division drawn match against Mamelodi Sundowns.
In that game, Polokwane City had 22% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target. For their opponents, Mamelodi Sundowns had 8 attempts at goal with 2 on target.
Polokwane City haven’t made the most of their chances in recent times. Their goals record equals just 3 versus opposition teams over their last 6 fixtures. In those games, Polokwane City have also seen the tally of goals that have gone against them come to 6. That being said, time will tell if such a trend shall continue on in this upcoming match.
Richards Bay will go into the clash after a 3-1 Premier Division win as they beat SuperSport United in their previous match.
In that match, Richards Bay managed 46% possession and 16 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. For their opponents, SuperSport United had 11 shots at goal with 8 of them on target.
Richards Bay have turned their attacks into goals 7 times in the course of their latest six matches. The overall goals that have been scored against them during that period comes to 7.
Head to head
The last league encounter featuring these clubs was Premier Division match day 7 on 04/10/2023 when it finished Richards Bay 0-1 Polokwane City.
That time, Richards Bay managed 43% possession and 15 shots on goal with 5 on target.
At the other end, Polokwane City had 5 shots on goal with 2 of them on target.
Team News: Polokwane City
The Polokwane City manager Bernard Molekwa doesn’t have any fitness concerns at all coming into this clash owing to a fully injury-free squad to choose from.
Team News: Richards Bay
With a fully healthy group available to choose from, the Richards Bay manager does not have any fitness worries at all coming into this clash.
Our thinking is that Richards Bay will surely be able to find the back of the net against this Polokwane City team, however it probably won’t quite be as many as they’ll concede.
We can see a very close game with a 2-1 victory for Polokwane City when the full-time whistle blows. Expecting it to be very competitive.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Pietersburg Stadium (15,000)
Chairman: Johnny Mogaladi
Manager: Bernard Molekwa
Competitions: Premier Division position 9