Big Match Stats Pack: Bidvest Wits v Orlando Pirates

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Goal takes a look at some interesting stats ahead of the clash between PSL title contenders Bidvest Wits and Orlando Pirates

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    #1 Top of the log clash at Bidvest Stadium

    Goal takes a look at some interesting stats ahead of a clash between PSL title contenders Bidvest Wits and Orlando Pirates at the Bidvest Stadium.
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    #2 Battle of the PSL's highest scoring teams

    Wits have the second best attack in the league having scored 36 goals - three behind Cape Town City.

    Pirates have the third-best attack with 33 goals.

     

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    #3 Pirates' defence to be tested

    Pirates boast the joint second-best defence in the league having conceded 21 goals along with SuperSport United, while Wits have conceded 25 goals.
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    #4 Will Wits continue dominance over Pirates?

    The last time Pirates defeated Wits away in a league game was in April 2013.

    Sifiso Myeni scored the only goal of the match as Bucs won 1-0 at the Bidvest Stadium.

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    #5 Pirates: The in-form side

    Pirates are heading into this encounter undefeated in their last four league matches having recorded two wins and two draws, while Wits snapped a four-match winless run when they defeated Bloemfontein Celtic in their last game.
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    #6 Wits' defensive woes to continue?

    Wits have kept only one clean sheet in 2019 having played nine league matches this year, while Pirates have kept two clean sheets in their last four games.
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    #7 In-form strikers Shonga and Motupa to clash

    Justin Shonga is Pirates' dangerman having scored 12 goals across all competitions this season, while Gift Motupa is a free-scoring player for Wits having netted 11 goals in total and is second on the league's scoring charts with nine goals.
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    #8 Head-to-Head league stats

    In head-to-head stats, Wits and Pirates have met in 66 league matches since 1985.

    Bucs have claimed 26 wins to the Clever Boys’ 19, while 21 matches have been drawn.

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    #9 Wits look to improve home record

    Wits has claimed 11 wins and suffered 11 defeats from 33 turns as hosts in this rivalry.