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  • 10 May 2014
  • • 14:00
  • • Lucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium, Pretoria, GT
  • Referee: V. Gomes
  • • Attendance: 2000
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SuperSport United - Polokwane City Preview: Matsatsantsa and City each have plenty to play for

SuperSport United - Polokwane City Preview: Matsatsantsa and City each have plenty to play for

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SuperSport United and Polokwane meet in a must-win for both, with United desperate to retain a top eight finish, while City want to stay in the PSL

  PROBABLE LINE-UPS
SUPERSPORT UNITED

Williams
Moeketsi, Gyimah, Mokeke, Khumalo
 Phala, Nel, Chenene, Mathebula 
Grobler, Ndlovu
POLOKWANE CITY

Marumo
Molekwane, Tshilo, Mngqibisa, Molala 
 Lichaba, Maluleka, Mncwango, Rakhale 
Nzimande, Kanyenda

SuperSport United will need all three points to guarantee a top eight finish to a disappointing season, while Polokwane City could find themselves replaced by Free State Stars and may be forced to take on a National First Division side in the promotion/relegation playoffs.

SuperSport have managed a reasonable 22 points from their 14 home matches this season.

United have been in poor form of late, having lost three out of their last five fixtures, with a single win and are winless in their last four outings.
 
SuperSport head into the last game of the season on the back of a 3-0 thrashing by Mamelodi Sundowns at Loftus Versfeld on Tuesday.

The Pretoria side may be without Sameehg Doutie, who is fighting to be fit for the game, but looks unlikely to make the 18-man squad. 

Rise and Shine, meanwhile, have been dismal on the road this season, having only bagged seven points out of a possible 42 outside of Polokwane.

Playing in their first season in the country's best league, City head into the game following a goalless draw with struggling Moroka Swallows earlier this week.

  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Neither team have any players out with suspension.
  • SuperSport spent six weeks at the top of the table at the beginning of the season but have fallen off the pace, instead fighting for top eight survival.
  • When the pair met earlier in the season, the tie ended in a 1-1 draw at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium, courtesy of goals from Esau Kanyenda and Mor Diouf.
  • City have the second worst away record in the league. The only team with a worse record is Tuks, who have only won six points at home.
  • At the same point last season, SuperSport were sitting fifth in the standings, with exactly the same amount of points (41) as the current season.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

SuperSport United

Polokwane City

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