Cape Town City Vs Richards Bay Starting Line-ups Today – May 18 2024

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Cape Town City will face off against Richards Bay in a Premier League matchup scheduled for May 18, kicking off at 15:00 SA local time. This marks their first encounter since Cape Town City secured a 3-1 victory over Richards Bay seven months ago.

Cape Town City enters the match fresh from a draw against TS Galaxy last Sunday. Meanwhile, Richards Bay comes into the game with confidence riding high following their recent 1-0 triumph over Orlando Pirates, extending their unbeaten streak to three matches.


Cape Town City Vs Richards Bay Starting Line-ups and Live Score Updates

We’re keeping an eye on the team formations and starting line-ups for Cape Town City versus Richards Bay as the game unfolds. The definitive line-ups are yet to be announced.


Cape Town City Possible Starting Lineup

Cape Town City’s recent starting lineup featured:

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


Cape Town City Top Goal Scorers and Assists


Richards Bay Possible Starting Lineup

Richards Bay, in their recent match, fielded the following players:

  1. Salim Jamal Magoola
  2. Nkosikhona Ndaba
  3. Simphiwe Fortune Mcineka
  4. Sibusiso Mthethwa
  5. Lwandile Mabuya
  6. Romario Dlamini
  7. Somila Ntsundwana
  8. Langelihle Mhlongo
  9. Moses Mthembu
  10. Sanele Barns
  11. Khusa Myaba


Richards Bay Top Goal Scorers and Assists


Cape Town City Vs Richards Bay Key Players

As Cape Town City prepares to take on Richards Bay, the spotlight falls on several key players who could make a significant impact on the outcome of the match.

Cape Town City:

  1. Darren Keet: As the goalkeeper for Cape Town City, Keet’s role is crucial in maintaining a solid defense. Known for his agility and shot-stopping abilities, he often serves as the last line of defense against opposing teams.
  2. Thabiso Kutumela: Kutumela is a dynamic forward known for his speed, dribbling skills, and goal-scoring ability. His presence upfront poses a constant threat to the opposition’s defense, and he will be instrumental in creating scoring opportunities for Cape Town City.
  3. Keanu Cupido: A reliable presence in defense, Cupido’s strength and tactical awareness make him a formidable force at the back. He plays a pivotal role in organizing the defense, intercepting opposition attacks, and initiating counter-attacks for his team.

Richards Bay:

  1. Salim Jamal Magoola: As Richards Bay’s goalkeeper, Magoola plays a crucial role in keeping his team in contention. With sharp reflexes and commanding presence in the box, he strives to deny Cape Town City’s attacking efforts and maintain a clean sheet.
  2. Moses Mthembu: Mthembu is a versatile midfielder known for his creativity and vision on the field. His ability to dictate the tempo of the game, distribute the ball effectively, and contribute defensively will be vital for Richards Bay’s midfield dominance.
  3. Simphiwe Fortune Mcineka: Mcineka is a reliable defender known for his tenacity and aerial prowess. His ability to win duels, intercept passes, and provide cover for the backline will be crucial in thwarting Cape Town City’s attacking threats.

These key players are expected to play pivotal roles in shaping the outcome of the match between Cape Town City and Richards Bay, and their performances will be closely watched by fans and pundits alike.


Head-to-Head Cape Town City Vs Richards

Date Competition Home Team Score Away Team
Oct 29, 2023 Premier League Richards Bay 1 – 3 Cape Town City
May 13, 2023 Premier League Cape Town City 2 – 0 Richards Bay
Oct 19, 2022 Premier League Richards Bay 1 – 0 Cape Town City

Cape Town City and Richards Bay have faced off 3 times since October 2022. Cape Town City emerged victorious twice, while Richards Bay claimed one win. The latest encounter occurred on October 29, 2023, in the Premier League of South Africa, where Cape Town City secured a 3-1 victory. In these head-to-head matches, Cape Town City scored a total of 5 goals, while Richards Bay scored 2. Thus, Cape Town City holds a superior head-to-head record against Richards Bay in recent history.

Season Stats

Cape Town City:

  • Wins: 10
  • Draws: 9
  • Defeats: 9
  • Goals Scored: 28 (1.00 per match)
  • Goals Conceded: 25 (0.89 per match)

Richards Bay:

  • Wins: 7
  • Draws: 6
  • Defeats: 15
  • Goals Scored: 21 (0.75 per match)
  • Goals Conceded: 33 (1.18 per match)


Recent Form: Cape Town City Vs Richards

In their previous outings, Cape Town City settled for a draw against TS Galaxy, while Richards Bay secured a victory over Orlando Pirates. Looking at their recent performances, Cape Town City have won 6 out of their last 20 matches, suffering 6 losses and recording 8 draws. Conversely, Richards Bay have also won 6 of their last 20 matches, enduring 11 defeats and drawing 3 times.

Cape Town City’s Last 6 Matches:

  • Won once: 2-0 against Moroka Swallows on May 7
  • Lost twice: 0-2 against Orlando Pirates on May 1 and 0-1 against AmaZulu Durban on April 7
  • Drew three times: 1-1 against TS Galaxy on May 12, 1-1 against Golden Arrows Durban on April 28, and 2-2 against Polokwane City on April 21

Richards Bay’s Last 6 Matches:

  • Won four times: 0-1 against Orlando Pirates on May 11, 2-1 against AmaZulu Durban on April 30, 1-0 against Kaiser Chiefs on April 21, and 1-0 against Moroka Swallows on April 6
  • Lost once: 1-0 against Cape Town Spurs on April 26
  • Drew once: 0-0 against Polokwane City on May 8


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