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MTN8 2016

MTN8 Preview: City Looking Make History With Comeback

Bidvest Wits take on Cape Town City today in the second leg of the MTN8 semi-final at Cape Town Stadium in a match that Eric Tinkler’s team will be desperate to salvage a result from.

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In 11 encounters between Wits and City (formerly known as Mpumalanga Black Aces), four have ended in Wits victories, while City won only twice and another five games ended in draws. City will also be disheartened by their 3-0 thrashing at the hands of their opponents today, when they faced each other in the first leg of the semi-final last week.

Recent form: Bidvest Wits vs Cape Town City

Bidvest Wits: WWWWL

Cape Town City (Black Aces): LLWWW

History will certainly favour Wits in this scenario, with not a single MTN8 semi-final seeing a first-leg win overturned since the competition changed its name to the MTN8 in 2008.

Wits will be hoping to see Gabadinho Mhango continue his terrific start to life at the club, with the former Bloemfontein Celtic man scoring in the reverse fixture, with a man-of-the-match performance, and getting an assist in the quarter final to overcome Orlando Pirates.

For Cape Town City, Mpho Matsi has the ability to play an influential role in midfield and Wits will hope that the 26-year-old will not be able to break up play in the middle of the park, which will undoubtedly prove to be vital for the home team’s efforts not only at the back, but also in their attempts to create chances up front. Wits’ exceptional first half performance in the return leg ultimately came down to their ability to neutralize Matsi and overrun City via the midfield.

The match will get underway today at 20:15.

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