Orlando Pirates might be out to finish a four-match Premier Soccer League winless streak once they host Sekhukhune United at Orlando Stadium on Tuesday.
Whereas the Soweto giants have gone for 4 video games with out successful, their opponents Sekhukhune have performed as many video games with out dropping.
Having picked up simply three factors out of a attainable 12 inside that run, there’s concern about Pirates’ capability to combat for the league title.
In distinction, Sekhukhune have dropped simply two factors of their final 4 outings, leaving them fifth on the standings after beginning the season slowly.
They’re three factors higher off than the Buccaneers, who want a win by 5 targets or extra on Tuesday to leap from seventh to fourth place whereas additionally hoping that Kaizer Chiefs lose or draw in opposition to Stellenbosch and SuperSport United beat Royal AM on the identical day.
|Recreation||Orlando Pirates vs Sekhukhune United|
|Date||Tuesday, November 2|
|Time||17:30 SA Time|
TV Channel, Stay Rating & How To Watch
|On-line Streaming||TV Channel|
|DStv.com/DStv Now App||SuperSport TV’s PSL channel 202|
Squads & Crew Information
Pirates are more likely to be with out captain Completely happy Jele who has a knee downside picked up of their final sport in opposition to Royal AM.
The skipper’s knee was swollen after that match through which he featured for 52 minutes and if he fails to make it for Tuesday’s sport, Thulani Hlatshwayo is sort of certain to step in.
Defender Harmless Maela is out whereas goalkeeper Wayne Sandilands is uncertain because of damage.
Sandilands’ unavailability within the final two video games has seen Pirates having Diski Problem goalkeeper Thuntsane Kopano deputising Siyabonga Mpontshane with Richard Ofori and Elson Sithole additionally battling issues.
Accidents to Malawi striker Frank Mhango, who has not featured within the Buccaneers’ final eight video games, attacking midfielder Vincent Pule, Thembinkosi Lorch and Zakhele Lepasa, have handicapped the Buccaneers upfront.
That has seen Tshegifatso Mabasa being the one accessible recognised quantity 9 accessible
Sekhukhune United coach MacDonald Makhubedu and his males will go into battle with out suspended midfielder Pogiso Mahlangu.
Mahlangu was proven a pink card of their final match in opposition to AmaZulu which Babina Noko gained 2-0 regardless of 21 minutes of the match with a person down.
This would be the first-ever assembly between Pirates and Sekhukhune United who’re of their debut top-flight league season.
Whereas Babina Noko have been having fun with some encouraging type, they’ve, apparently, scored eight targets in as many league video games, the identical quantity as managed by Pirates.
However Sekhukhune have conceded 4 targets, not like the Buccaneers who’ve shipped in seven targets.
Of their four-match unbeaten run, the PSL debutants have recorded three straight wins and a draw whereas Pirates have three straight attracts and a defeat of their final 4 video games.