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SuperSport United will be visiting Orlando Stadium on Saturday for the Premier Division game with home team Orlando Pirates.
All Orlando Pirates v SuperSport United game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Orlando Pirates fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being the 0-1 Premier Division success versus Bloemfontein Celtic.
Their more recent scorelines reveal that much respect should be given to the Orlando Pirates rearguard. Buccaneers, The Bucs have been miserly, with the total number of goals that have gone past their goalkeeper during their last 6 games standing at 3. That sort of pattern might not be carried forward into this match, though.
SuperSport United come into this encounter following on from a 1-0 Premier Division win versus Stellenbosch in their most recent game.
Kaitano Tembo's SuperSport United have had reason to celebrate scoring a total of 9 times throughout their latest 6 matches. The overall goals that have been scored against them during those same matches comes to 7.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head duels going back to 05/12/2017, it’s been all-even between these two clubs with Orlando Pirates winning 2 of those games, SuperSport United 2 and 2 being drawn in regulation time.
A combined total of 11 goals were scored between them in these games, with 5 from Buccaneers, The Bucs and 6 coming from SuperSport. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 1.83.
Team News: Orlando Pirates
Orlando Pirates manager Rhulani Mokwena will be thankful to have no fitness concerns at all ahead of this game with a completely injury-free squad ready to go.
Team News: SuperSport United
Thanks to a completely healthy squad ready to go, SuperSport United boss Kaitano Tembo has no fitness worries to speak of coming into this game.
Here, we’re thinking that SuperSport United could find themselves up against it to be putting a goal past this Orlando Pirates lineup who we reckon should manage to get a goal of their own in a winning performance.
We’re therefore predicting a very even contest with a 1-0 winning margin for Orlando Pirates when the referee blows for full-time.
Let’s see how it plays out.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Orlando Stadium (37,139)
Captain: Happy Jele
Chairman: Dr. Irvin Khoza
Manager: Rhulani Mokwena
Competitions: Premier Division position 6