“They are clinical, they’ve a lot of depth and have experienced players that know how to make it count.”
McCarthy will be hoping that his charges do better in front of goals, a department that has contributed a lot to their struggles this season.
“ Horoya beating them, especially with us knowing how good we were against Horoya and how good we were at home against ES Setif, gave us an indication.
“So, if we are a bit more clinical and precisive on what we are doing in the final third, Raja can be penetrated and you can score against them.”
Usuthu are third on the Group B log with six points and are three points behind Raja, who are at the top of the log.
Setif are in second place, also with six points, while Horoya have three points with two matches to go.
The top two finishers of the group will proceed to the knockouts stage.