Kaizer Chiefs Vs Polokwane City Starting Line-ups Today – May 18 2024

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Kaizer Chiefs will face Polokwane City in a Premier League encounter on May 18, with kickoff at 15:00 SA local time.

Match Intro: These two teams are meeting again after a five-month break since their last encounter, where Kaizer Chiefs emerged victorious with a 1-0 win.

Kaizer Chiefs approach the game following two consecutive draws against AmaZulu Durban and TS Galaxy. With defensive concerns seeing them concede goals in seven consecutive matches, they aim to return to winning ways in this fixture.

On the other side, Polokwane City, commonly referred to as Polokwane, enters the match on an impressive streak, having secured two draws against Sekhukhune United and Richards Bay, extending their unbeaten run to three matches. With three consecutive clean sheets, their defensive stability poses a challenge for Kaizer Chiefs.

As these teams prepare to clash once more, expect an intriguing battle on the field as both sides vie for victory.

 

Kaizer Chiefs Vs Polokwane City Starting Line-ups and Live Score Updates

We’re providing live updates on the team formations and starting line-ups for Kaizer Chiefs vs. Polokwane City. As of now, the starting line-ups are yet to be announced.

 

Kaizer Chiefs Possible Starting Lineup

Kaizer Chiefs Recent Starting Line-up:

  1. Bruce Bvuma
  2. Sifiso Hlanti
  3. Thatayaone Ditlhokwe
  4. Njabulo Ngcobo
  5. Zitha Kwinika
  6. Siyethemba Sithebe Mnguni
  7. Sibongiseni Mthethwa
  8. Pule Mmodi
  9. Mduduzi Shabalala
  10. Ashley Du Preez
  11. Ranga Chivaviro

 

Kaizer Chiefs Top Goal Scorers and Assists

 

Polokwane City Possible Starting Lineup

Polokwane City Recent Starting Line-up:

  1. Manuel Sapunga
  2. Bulelani Nikani
  3. Lebohang Petrus Nkaki
  4. Tholo Thabang Matuludi
  5. Alexander Cole
  6. Manuel Kambala
  7. Tlou Nkwe
  8. Oswin Appollis
  9. Douglas Mapfumo
  10. Ndamulelo Maphangule
  11. Mokibelo Simon Ramabu

 

Polokwane City Top Goal Scorers and Assists

Stay tuned for the official starting line-ups for this exciting encounter.

 

Key Players to Watch: Kaiser Chiefs Vs. Polokwane City

Ahead of the upcoming match between Kaiser Chiefs and Polokwane City, several players stand out as potential game-changers for their respective teams:

Kaiser Chiefs:

  1. Bruce Bvuma (Goalkeeper): As the last line of defense, Bvuma’s shot-stopping abilities and command of the penalty area will be crucial for Kaiser Chiefs in keeping Polokwane City at bay.
  2. Sifiso Hlanti (Defender): Hlanti’s defensive prowess and ability to make crucial tackles will be vital in nullifying Polokwane City’s attacking threats.
  3. Pule Mmodi (Midfielder): Mmodi’s creativity and vision in midfield provide Kaiser Chiefs with a dynamic presence. His ability to dictate the tempo of the game and create scoring opportunities will be crucial for his team.
  4. Mduduzi Shabalala (Forward): Shabalala’s goal-scoring instincts and ability to find space in the opposition’s defense make him a constant threat. Kaiser Chiefs will rely on his finishing abilities to convert chances into goals.

Polokwane City:

  1. Manuel Sapunga (Goalkeeper): Sapunga’s shot-stopping abilities and command of the penalty area will be crucial for Polokwane City in keeping Kaiser Chiefs’ attacking threats at bay.
  2. Bulelani Nikani (Defender): Nikani’s defensive solidity and ability to read the game will be vital in thwarting Kaiser Chiefs’ attacking moves.
  3. Oswin Appollis (Midfielder): Appollis’ energy and work rate in midfield provide Polokwane City with stability. His ability to break up opposition attacks and distribute the ball efficiently will be crucial for his team.
  4. Douglas Mapfumo (Forward): Mapfumo’s pace and ability to exploit spaces in the opposition’s defense make him a constant threat. Polokwane City will rely on his goal-scoring abilities to lead their attack.

As these key players take to the field, their performances will play a significant role in shaping the outcome of the match. Keep an eye on how they influence the game and potentially lead their teams to victory.

 

Head-to-Head Record: Kaizer Chiefs Vs Polokwane City

Kaizer Chiefs and Polokwane City have faced each other 6 times since January 2018. Here’s a breakdown of their head-to-head encounters:

Date Competition Home Team Result Away Team
Dec 9, 2023 Premier League Polokwane City 0 – 1 Kaizer Chiefs
Aug 15, 2020 Premier League Polokwane City 2 – 3 Kaizer Chiefs
Sep 14, 2019 Premier League Kaizer Chiefs 0 – 1 Polokwane City
Feb 23, 2019 Premier League Polokwane City 1 – 1 Kaizer Chiefs
Oct 6, 2018 Premier League Kaizer Chiefs 0 – 1 Polokwane City
Jan 13, 2018 Premier League Kaizer Chiefs 2 – 1 Polokwane City

In their most recent encounter on December 9, 2023, Kaizer Chiefs secured a 1-0 victory over Polokwane City.

Overall, Kaizer Chiefs have won 3 times, Polokwane City have won twice, and 1 match ended in a draw. Kaiser Chiefs have scored 7 goals in these encounters, while Polokwane City have scored 6.

 

Season Performance

Here’s how both teams have performed in the current season:

Team Matches Played Wins Draws Losses Goals Scored Goals Conceded Goals Per Match Conceded Per Match
Kaizer Chiefs 28 9 8 11 25 28 0.89 1.00
Polokwane City 28 8 11 9 20 27 0.71 0.96

Based on their recent head-to-head encounters and current season performances, Kaiser Chiefs hold a slightly better record against Polokwane City. However, with both teams eager for victory, the upcoming match promises to be an exciting contest.

 

Recent Form Overview: Kaizer Chiefs Vs Polokwane City

Both Kaiser Chiefs and Polokwane City have experienced mixed fortunes in their recent matches. Here’s a breakdown of their recent form:

Kaizer Chiefs

Kaizer Chiefs are currently on a drawing streak, having secured draws in their last two matches against AmaZulu Durban and TS Galaxy. Overall, they have won 6 out of their last 20 matches, with 8 losses and 6 draws.

Last 6 Matches:

  • Wins: 1
    • 2-1 against SuperSport United on April 27
  • Draws: 2
    • 1-1 against AmaZulu Durban on May 12
    • 2-2 against TS Galaxy on May 7
  • Losses: 3
    • 1-5 against Mamelodi Sundowns on May 2
    • 1-0 against Richards Bay on April 21
    • 2-0 against Chippa United on April 6

Polokwane City

Similarly, Polokwane City is also on a drawing streak, having drawn their last two matches against Sekhukhune United and Richards Bay. They have won 4 out of their last 20 matches, with 8 losses and 8 draws.

Last 6 Matches:

  • Wins: 1
    • 0-1 against Cape Town Spurs on April 30
  • Draws: 4
    • 0-0 against Sekhukhune United on May 11
    • 0-0 against Richards Bay on May 8
    • 2-2 against Cape Town City on April 21
    • 1-1 against SuperSport United on April 17
  • Losses: 1
    • 5-0 against Stellenbosch on April 27

Summary

Both teams will be looking to improve their recent form and secure a positive result in their upcoming clash. With both sides hungry for victory, the match promises to be an exciting contest.

 

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