Cape Town City Vs Moroka Swallows Starting Line-ups Today – May 07 2024

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Cape Town City will face Moroka Swallows in the South African Premier League on May 7, with kick-off scheduled for 19:30 SA local time.

Cape Town City and Moroka Swallows last met 9 months ago in a Premier League match where Cape Town City emerged victorious with a 1-0 scoreline. Cape Town City are coming into this match after a loss to Orlando Pirates, extending their winless streak to 11 games. The coach and players will likely focus on tightening their defense, as they have conceded goals in each of their last 5 matches.

On the other hand, Moroka Swallows enter the match in high spirits after securing a 2-1 win against Chippa United in the Premier League. However, they have had their own defensive issues, conceding goals in each of their last 5 matches. Despite the recent win, Moroka Swallows will need to address their defensive weaknesses as they prepare to face Cape Town City.

 

Cape Town City Vs Moroka Swallows Starting Line-ups and Live Score Updates

We are updating team formations and starting line-ups for the Cape Town City vs. Moroka Swallows match in real time. The starting line-ups for this game have not yet been announced.

 

Cape Town City Possible Starting XI

In their most recent match, Cape Town City started with the following players:

  1. Darren Keet
  2. Mark van Heerden
  3. Lorenzo Gordinho
  4. Thamsanqa Mkhize
  5. Aprocious Petrus
  6. Luyolo Slatsha
  7. Darwin Jesus Gonzalez Mendoza
  8. Keanu Cupido
  9. Jo Paciencia
  10. Jaedin Rhodes
  11. Khanyisa Mayo

 

Cape Town City Top Goal Scorers and Assists

 

Moroka Swallows Possible Starting XI

In their latest game, Moroka Swallows’ starting eleven included:

  1. Daniel Akpeyi
  2. Ntsikelelo Ngqonga
  3. Ntsikelelo Nyauza
  4. Kwanda Mngonyama
  5. Thabang Maponya
  6. Lantshene Phalane
  7. Roland Sanou
  8. Augustine Mahlonoko
  9. Tshanini Falakhe
  10. Jacob Everson
  11. Gabadinho Mhango

 

Moroka Swallows Top Goal Scorers and Assists

We will keep updating the line-ups as the match approaches.

 

Key Players for Cape Town City vs. Moroka Swallows

 

Cape Town City

 

  • Khanyisa Mayo: Mayo is a dynamic forward with an eye for goal. His pace and technical skills make him a constant threat to opposing defenses. He’s also capable of creating scoring opportunities for his teammates.
  • Thamsanqa Mkhize: As a captain and experienced defender, Mkhize plays a critical role in organizing the backline. His leadership and defensive awareness are vital for maintaining stability in the team’s defense.
  • Darren Keet: Keet, the goalkeeper for Cape Town City, is known for his shot-stopping abilities and composure under pressure. His performances often determine the team’s success in keeping a clean sheet.
  • Lorenzo Gordinho: A solid central defender, Gordinho is a strong presence at the back. His tackling skills and aerial ability make him a key player in defense and set-piece situations.

 

Moroka Swallows

 

  • Gabadinho Mhango: Mhango is a proven goal-scorer with a knack for finding the net. His creativity and ability to score from various positions make him a significant threat to any defense.
  • Daniel Akpeyi: As the goalkeeper for Moroka Swallows, Akpeyi is a reliable last line of defense. His experience and shot-stopping skills are crucial for keeping the team’s defensive shape.
  • Ntsikelelo Nyauza: Nyauza’s experience and versatility make him a key player in defense. He is known for his ability to read the game and make critical interceptions.
  • Jacob Everson: An energetic midfielder, Everson contributes to both the defensive and attacking phases of play. His work rate and vision can help Moroka Swallows control the midfield.

 

These players are likely to have a significant impact on the outcome of the match, and their performances will be worth watching as Cape Town City takes on Moroka Swallows.

 

Head-to-Head: Cape Town City vs. Moroka Swallows

Since September 2021, Cape Town City and Moroka Swallows have met six times. Cape Town City has emerged victorious in four of those encounters, while one ended in a draw, and Moroka Swallows won once.

Their most recent meeting was on August 9, 2023, in the South African Premier League, where Cape Town City defeated Moroka Swallows 1-0. Across these six matches, Cape Town City has scored 11 goals, while Moroka Swallows has scored 4, indicating that Cape Town City has a stronger head-to-head record in their recent history.

Here are the results from their head-to-head encounters:

Date Competition Home Team Score Away Team
Aug 9, 2023 Premier League Moroka Swallows 0 – 1 Cape Town City
Feb 19, 2023 Premier League Cape Town City 2 – 0 Moroka Swallows
Aug 9, 2022 Premier League Moroka Swallows 3 – 2 Cape Town City
Dec 18, 2021 Premier League Cape Town City 2 – 1 Moroka Swallows
Sep 29, 2021 8 Cup Moroka Swallows 0 – 4 Cape Town City
Sep 24, 2021 Premier League Moroka Swallows 0 – 0 Cape Town City

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Current Season Performance

Cape Town City

  • Matches Played: 26
  • Wins: 9
  • Draws: 8
  • Losses: 9
  • Goals Scored: 25 (0.96 per match)
  • Goals Conceded: 24 (0.92 per match)

Moroka Swallows

  • Matches Played: 26
  • Wins: 7
  • Draws: 8
  • Losses: 11
  • Goals Scored: 21 (0.81 per match)
  • Goals Conceded: 30 (1.15 per match)

 

Recent Form: Cape Town City vs. Moroka Swallows

Cape Town City comes into this match after a loss to Orlando Pirates, while Moroka Swallows are buoyed by a win against Chippa United. In their last 20 games, Cape Town City has recorded 7 wins, 6 losses, and 7 draws. Moroka Swallows, meanwhile, have won 5 of their last 20 games, with 9 losses and 6 draws.

Here’s a breakdown of the recent form of both teams over their last 6 matches:

Cape Town City

  • Losses: 2 (0-2 vs. Orlando Pirates on May 1, 0-1 vs. AmaZulu Durban on April 7)
  • Draws: 4 (1-1 vs. Golden Arrows Durban on April 28, 2-2 vs. Polokwane City on April 21, 2-2 vs. Sekhukhune United on April 2, 0-0 vs. Kaizer Chiefs on March 30)

Moroka Swallows

  • Wins: 2 (1-2 vs. Chippa United on May 1, 0-1 vs. Cape Town Spurs on March 31)
  • Losses: 2 (2-1 vs. TS Galaxy on April 26, 1-0 vs. Richards Bay on April 6)
  • Draws: 2 (2-2 vs. Mamelodi Sundowns on April 15, 1-1 vs. Orlando Pirates on April 3)

Both teams have had a mix of results, with Cape Town City drawing more often, while Moroka Swallows have experienced both wins and losses with more frequency. These trends provide some context for the upcoming encounter between the two teams.

 

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