Starting XI: Richards Bay v Cape Town City

Richards Bay FC
Richards Bay FC

Cape Town City will be eager to bounce back after their CAF Champions League exit when they take on high-flying Richards Bay FC this evening.

DStv Premiership

Teams: Richards Bay FC v Cape Town City

Date: 19 October 2022

Venue: King Godwill Zwelithini Stadium

Time: 17h30

The Natal Rich Boyz missed the chance to move top over the weekend after they were held to a goalless draw by neighbours Maritzburg United on Saturday.

Richards Bay will enter the contest third on the Premiership table and can move top if they win and league leaders Mamelodi Sundowns lose to Marumo Gallants.

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City, meanwhile, saw their Champions League journey come to an end on Friday after a 1-0 loss to Petro du Luanda in the second preliminary round.

Back on home soil, the Citizens are unbeaten in their last six matches although they have drawn the previous two encounters against Golden Arrows and Sekhukhune United.

Lyle Lakay - on loan from Mamelodi Sundowns - is back in contention to feature after missing out in the Champions League over the past two weeks.

Here's how they line up:

Richards Bay: 80. Magoola, 2. Maphathe, 35. Mabua, 5. Mthethwa, 34. Nyuaza, 6. Mabaso, 30. Barns, 12. Mathebula, 9. Memela, 45. Ntsundwana.

Subs: 16. Jacobs, 38. Dlamini, 14. Majadibou, 20. Mthembu, 8. Mdabuka, 27. Makateng, 17. Mthethwa. 50. Zungu, 15. Hlongwa.

Cape Town City: 16. Keet, 2. Mkhize, 15. Cupido, 3. Mokeke, 24. Lakay, 5. Ambina, 8. Makola, 10. Mdantsane, 11. Mayo, 20. Darwin, 19. Lekay

Subs: 31. Mpandle, 7. Kajally, 41, Daniels, 13. Van Heerden, 26. Nodada, 9. Bender, 27. Goedeman, 30. Martin

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