All Cape Town City FC need to do to secure a finish in the top half of the PSL standings is avoid defeat. They take on SuperSport United at Loftus Versfeld Stadium on Saturday. Kick off is at 15:30 South African time.
City suffered their tenth defeat of the season when they were beaten 1-0 by Highlands Park mid-week. They, however, have a three-point buffer to the bottom half.
The Citizens have claimed 27 points from 14 home matches so far this season.
SuperSport kept up their ambition to finish in third place when they thumped strugglers Baroka FC 4-1 on Wednesday.
Goals from Thamsanqa Gabuza, Grant Kekana, Bradley Grobler and Kudakwashe Mahachi all contributed to the rout.
United have claimed 20 points from 14 away matches in the 2019/20 campaign.
Cape Town City FC vs SuperSport United: Prediction
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The expected win percentage is based off publicly available odds. For example, if a team’s odds are 2.30, the expected chance of winning is 43%. If the odds are 1.62 the expected chance of winning is 62% and so on. These are accurate at the time of writing but are subject to change. Where there is no value listed, the odds were not available at the time of writing.
In head-to-head stats, City and SuperSport have met in six league matches since the start of the 2016/17 season.
The Citizens have claimed two wins compared to one for Matsatsantsa, while four games have ended in draws. The Cape side has recorded one win, one draw and two draws from their three home matches in the rivalry.
When the teams met earlier this season, at the Mbombela Stadium in September 2019, they played out a thrilling 3-3 draw. Sipho Mbule, Bradley Grobler and Thamsanqa Gabuza netted for SuperSport, while City’s goals were scored by Thabo Nodada (two) and Kermit Erasmus.
Cape Town City FC vs SuperSport United: Live score and result
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