Richards Bay vs Platinum City Rovers: Match guide and preview

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Competition: South Africa Gladafrica Championship
Competition: Sat 27.November
Match begins: 13:30 (UTC)
Venue: King Goodwill Zwelithini Stadium (10000 seats)

Richards Bay have played really well this season, sitting at 4th spot in the table. Platinum City Rovers have a view both up and down from the 6th position.

Insights:
  • Richards Bay is in the best form (4-2-0) in Gladafrica Championship
  • Platinum City Rovers have the most conceded goals in the first half (8) in Gladafrica Championship

There should be plenty of energy on the pitch in this game, as both sides have had time to recuperate from their last game. Let's hope both teams are ready to give it all.

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Richards Bay form and stats

The total Gladafrica Championship results at home this season for Richards Bay are 3-2-1 (wins-draws-losses). It’s been three wins in a row for Richards here at King Goodwill Zwelithini Stadium, hoping to make this one the fourth consecutive victory.

Richards drew their last game, 1-1 away at JDR Stars (placed 1st).

In the preceding match a 2-1 victory visiting Ajax Cape Town.

Richards Bay are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 8 goals in 6 games. Defensively Richards have been outstanding, conceding less than half a goal on average per home game in the league (3 in 6 games). For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Platinum City Rovers form and stats

As the visiting team in Gladafrica Championship matches, Platinum City Rovers have produced an overall stat of 3-2-2 so far.

Platinum City Rovers might have something to prove in this game as they lost at home in their previous match. Venda FC proved too strong as Platinum City Rovers slumped to a 0-1 defeat in front of their own fans.

Before that one, a nice away victory 1-0 at TS Sporting.

The visitors have scored 5 goals from 7 away games in the league, an average of less than one per game. They concede less than a goal on average per away game (6 so far).

Head 2 Head

Top Goalscorers

Richards BayS. Hlongwa
S. Hlongwa
5 goals
Platinum City RoversT. Nkoana
T. Nkoana
4 goals
Richards BayV. Mngomezulu
V. Mngomezulu
2 goals

Richards Bay missing players

Platinum City Rovers missing players

Richards Bay Platinum City Rovers
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
13 6 2 Played P 2 7 13
6 3 1 Won W 1 3 6
4 2 1 Drew D 0 2 3
3 1 0 Lost L 1 2 4
14 8 2 Scored S 2 5 15
10 3 0 Conceded C 4 6 13
85% 83% 50% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 71% 77%
62% 67% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 29% 46%
23% 17% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 29% 38%
15% 17% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 14% 23%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 50% 14% 23%
23% 17% 0% BTTS BTTS 50% 29% 38%
54% 67% 100% Clean Sheets C S 50% 71% 46%
38% 33% 50% Failed to Score F T 0% 29% 38%
 
9 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 8 8 8
6 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 6 6 6
0 0 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 1 1
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
7 0 0 Shots (avg) S ( 5 5 5
4 0 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2 2 2
0% 0% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 50% 50% 50%
 
8 0 0 Shots against (avg) S A 10 10 10
4 0 0 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 5 5 5
Key stats in Gladafrica Championship this season:
  • Platinum City Rovers have the most conceded goals in the first half (8) in Gladafrica Championship
  • Richards Bay have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Richards Bay have the most scored goals in the first half (9) in Gladafrica Championship
  • Richards Bay have won significantly less corners at home than away.
  • Richards Bay is in the best form (4-2-0) in Gladafrica Championship

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 JDR Stars 13 8 1 4 16 10 8 5 1 2 10 5 5 3 0 2 6 5 6 25
2 University of Pretoria 13 6 5 2 17 10 6 4 2 0 12 5 7 2 3 2 5 5 7 23
3 Uthongathi 13 6 5 2 16 9 6 4 1 1 9 4 7 2 4 1 7 5 7 23
4 Richards Bay 13 6 4 3 14 10 6 3 2 1 8 3 7 3 2 2 6 7 4 22
5 Venda FC 13 5 6 2 9 6 6 3 3 0 5 2 7 2 3 2 4 4 3 21
6 Platinum City Rovers 13 6 3 4 15 13 6 3 1 2 10 7 7 3 2 2 5 6 2 21
7 Free State Stars 12 5 4 3 10 8 7 3 2 2 7 6 5 2 2 1 3 2 2 19
8 Polokwane City 12 5 3 4 15 11 5 3 1 1 7 1 7 2 2 3 8 10 4 18
9 Cape Town All Stars 13 4 6 3 14 14 6 2 4 0 7 5 7 2 2 3 7 9 0 18
10 TS Sporting 13 4 3 6 9 14 6 1 3 2 3 5 7 3 0 4 6 9 -5 15
11 Hungry Lions 13 3 5 5 9 15 7 2 2 3 4 6 6 1 3 2 5 9 -6 14
12 Pretoria Callies 13 4 1 8 16 16 6 2 0 4 11 9 7 2 1 4 5 7 0 13
12 Real Kings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Black Leopards 13 3 4 6 9 12 7 2 2 3 4 5 6 1 2 3 5 7 -3 13
14 TTM 13 3 4 6 8 16 7 2 3 2 6 7 6 1 1 4 2 9 -8 13
15 Ajax Cape Town 13 2 6 5 12 17 7 1 4 2 5 5 6 1 2 3 7 12 -5 12
16 Jomo Cosmos 13 0 6 7 6 14 7 0 2 5 3 9 6 0 4 2 3 5 -8 6