South Africa is going head to head with Ethiopia starting on 12 Oct 2021 at 16:00 UTC at First National Bank Stadium stadium, Johannesburg city, South Africa. The match is a part of the World Cup Qual. CAF Group G.
South Africa played against Ethiopia in 2 matches this season. Currently, South Africa rank 1st, while Ethiopia hold 3rd position.
Start date: 12 Oct 2021 16:00 UTC
Venue: First National Bank Stadium
Head to Head Record
FT: Ethiopia 1-3 South Africa
FT: Ethiopia 2-1 South Africa
FT: South Africa 1- 1 Ethiopia
South Africa Team News
South Africa are unlikely to make major changes for Tuesday’s match after a good performance in the reverse game.
Mothobi Mvala and Teboho Mokoena will continue to play in the engine room, while Evidence Makgopa, who scored his third goal off the bench last time out, will be hoping to secure a starting spot.
Rushine De Reuck, a defender for Mamelodi Sundowns, will continue to command the back line after swiftly establishing himself in the national squad.
Ethiopia Team News
Ethiopia may also be reluctant of making too many changes, given that they have survived previous difficult encounters without being thrashed.
They will be without midfielder Shimeket Gugesa, who has left the camp after being ruled out of both matches against South Africa due to injury.
Getaneh Kebede, who scored in the previous match on Saturday, will continue to lead the line.
South Africa XI: Williams; Mobbie, De Reuck, Xulu, Blom; Mokoena, Mvala, Brooks; Letsoalo, Hlongwane, Makgopa
Ethiopia XI: F Gebremichael; Tunjo, Tamene, Bayeh, Yesuf; Dagnachew, Bekele, Endashaw; A Gebremichael, Kebede, Nassir
Watch it live on Sofascore.