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Orlando Pirates will be hosting away side Mamelodi Sundowns at Orlando Stadium in the Premier Division game on Wednesday.
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Orlando Pirates will be wanting a better result here after a 0-1 Premier Division losing effort in their last game against Mamelodi Sundowns.
In that match, Orlando Pirates managed 49% possession and 6 attempts at goal with 1 on target. At the other end, Mamelodi Sundowns got 4 shots on goal with 4 of them on target.
Rhulani Mokwena's Orlando Pirates have seen rewards for their attempts on goal 12 times in their last six outings. The corresponding tally of goals that they have conceded in that time stands at 5.
In their last half-dozen clashes, Mamelodi Sundowns have helped themselves to the sum of 13 goals. Mamelodi Sundowns have also scored in every single one of those games. Over that period, they’ve seen 2 goals go into their own net.
Head to head
Looking at their past head to head results going back to 02/01/2021 reveals that these encounters have been pretty painful for Orlando Pirates. They have not managed to get any victories whatsoever whereas Mamelodi Sundowns have managed to find a way, beating them in 100 per cent of those games where they have faced each other.
A combined total of 14 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 1 for Buccaneers, The Bucs and 13 created by Sundowns. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.33.
The previous league fixture featuring these sides was Premier Division match day 16 on 04/02/2023 which finished with the scoreline of Orlando Pirates 0-1 Mamelodi Sundowns.
Team News: Orlando Pirates
The Orlando Pirates boss Rhulani Mokwena does not have any fitness worries at all before this match with a completely healthy group available to choose from.
Team News: Mamelodi Sundowns
Mamelodi Sundowns has to choose from a squad that has some fitness concerns. Neo Maema (Foot Injury), Sammy Seabi (Calf Injury), Abubeker Nasir (Ankle Injury) and Bathusi Aubaas (Groin Injury) will miss out on this game.
We’re of the opinion that Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates could both end up scoring in what appears to be a good match-up, with little separating these two teams.
Will be interesting to see how this one goes, with a good chance of a draw. We’re therefore anticipating a close game with a 1-1 score at the end of the 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Orlando Stadium (37,139)
Captain: Happy Jele
Chairman: Dr. Irvin Khoza
Manager: Rhulani Mokwena
Competitions: Premier Division position 6