Another tough league fixture lies in wait for Orlando Pirates at Home

Another tough league fixture lies in wait for Orlando Pirates, who are at home to Cape Town City on Saturday afternoon.

The Buccaneers are eyeing a return to winning ways after going down to Bidvest Wits in their last outing, despite finding the back of the net three times.

Now sitting rather low on the table in 10th place, they come up against a side directly below them at 11th, with one less victory after both teams have played six matches apiece.

City are in the middle of a five-match winless streak, with their only victory so far this season coming against newly-promoted Stellenbosch FC back in August.

However, the Buccaneers will be wary of what their opponents are capable of, especially since the men from the Mother City proved to be one of the main disruptors in their title charge last season, holding them to two 2-2 draws, the second coming at a very crucial stage of the campaign.

While the Buccaneers will be seeking what will be only their third victory in the league this season, interim coach Rhulani Mokwena will be seeking to start registering some consistent performances. Under his reign so far this season, the Buccaneers have registered only one victory in the last six matches.

The team may have conceded four goals in its last outing against Bidvest Wits however, the silver lining for Mokwena and his assistant Fadlu Davids will be the teams’ performance in front of goal recently. The Buccaneers have recorded five goals in their last two matches – it took the club seven games to reach the first five goals of the season.

 

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