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Caf Champions League: Big Match Stats Pack - Orlando Pirates vs Green Eagles

11:52 EAT 24/08/2019
Happy Jele of Orlando Pirates, August 2019
Goal takes a look at some of the interesting stats ahead of the Caf Champions League match on Saturday night

  • Ayman Ben Mohamed of Esperance challenged by Ben Motshwari of Orlando Pirates, February 2019

    Pirates' impressive home record

    Orlando Pirates boast an impressive home record in the Champions League as they look to overturn a 1-0 deficit against Eagles.

    The Soweto giants are undefeated in their last 13 home games in the competition having recorded seven draws and six victories.

  • Aggrey Chiyangi coach of Green Eagles of Zambia.j

    Eagles stubborn on the road

    This will be the Eagles' third away match in continental tournaments having played two games on the road in the 2018/19 Caf Confederation Cup.

    Tonka Tweende defeated Young Buffaloes of Eswatini 3-2 away before they narrowly lost 2-1 to NA Hussein Dey in Algeria.

  • Justin Shonga, Orlando Pirates

    Pirates' dangerman Shonga

    Pirates will look to Justin Shonga for some goals when they take on Eagles.

    The Zambian marksman scored three goals at Orlando Stadium during their 2018/19 Champions League campaign.

  • Green Eagles of Zambia.

    Eagles look to Sautu

    Eagles' key player is definitely Spencer Sautu, who scored the only goal of the match in their first-leg clash with Pirates in Lusaka.

    The attacking midfielder also scored during Tonka Tweende's 3-2 away victory over Young Buffaloes last year.

  • SOS Children at Orlando Stadium

    Eagles' defence under the spotlight

    Eagles' away defensive record will be under the spotlight when they face Bucs at Orlando Stadium.

    The Super League side has failed to keep a clean sheet on the road having conceded five goals in last season's Confederation Cup.
  • Thembinkosi Lorch, Orlando Pirates, December 2018

    Pirates' scoring woes

    Pirates will be concerned by their scoring problem at home in the Caf Champions League.

    The Buccaneers have failed to score in two of their last four home games including the surprise 0-0 draw against Namibia's African Stars last year.