Cape Town City and Maritzburg United will battle it out at the Cape Town Stadium on Tuesday as they look to return to winning ways in the DStv Premiership.
Eric Tinkler’s side scheduled game against Kaizer Chiefs at the FNB Stadium was called off after Amakhosi confirmed that 31 players and staff members test positive for Covid-19.
Ernst Middendorp’s men failed to secure maximum points after Swallows FC fought back to hold Maritzburg to a 1-1 draw at the Dobsonville Stadium in their previous DStv Premiership encounter this past Saturday.
The Citizens currently sit 10 positions with 14 points after 11 games, having won three, drawn five and only conceded three defeats in the DStv Premiership.
Meanwhile, the Team of Choice are a place below City in 11th place on the same number of points after they won three, drawn five and suffered six defeats in 14 matches.
When the two teams last squared off in the DStv Premiership, City failed break down a stubborn Maritzburg outfit who were reduced to 10 men as the sides played out to a goalless draw at Cape Town Stadium on 19 May 2021.
Possible Starting Lineups:
Cape Town City: Hugo Marques, Taariq Fielies, Nathan Fasika, Thamsanqa Mkhize, Terrence Mashego, Taahir Goedeman, Abbubaker Mobara, Thabo Nodada, Mduduzi Mdantsane, Bradley Ralani, Fagrie Lakay.
Maritburg United: Marcel Engelhardt, Daylon Claasen, Alfred Ndengane, Keegan Ritchie, Rowan Human, Phumlani Ntshangase, Ryan Rae, Travis Graham, Lungelo Bhengu, Bongokuhle Hlongwane, Brandon Theron.