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Big Match Stats Pack: SuperSport United vs. Orlando Pirates

8:18 PM SGT 14/8/19
Ben Motshwari of Orlando Pirates challenged by Tebogo Mokoena of Supersport United, August 2018
The Buccaneers will be targeting their second consecutive PSL victory against Matsatsantsa in Nelspruit

  • Pirates, Thembinkosi Lorch & SuperSport, Onismor Bhasera


    SuperSport and Pirates have clashed 56 times in the league since 1990.

    Pirates have registered 23 wins compared to SuperSport's 18 victories, while 15 games ended in stalemates.
  • Dean Furman, SuperSport United

    SuperSport look to continue home dominance

    SuperSport have won 12 of their 28 home league matches against Pirates and tasted 10 defeats in the process.
  • Onismor Bhasera, SuperSport United & Augustine Mulenga, Orlando Pirates, August 2018

    Free-scoring Pirates

    Pirates are a free-scoring side having netted 11 goals in their last five league matches, including three against Bloemfontein Celtic in their most recent match.

    On the other hand, SuperSport have struggled in front of goal, having netted only two goals in their last five league matches.

  • Grant Kekana, Clayton Daniels & Dean Furman, SuperSport United, February 2019

    SuperSport's leaky defence

    SuperSport have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last five league matches, having conceded two goals against Mamelodi Sundowns in their most recent game.

    Pirates have kept two clean sheets in their last five league matches and conceded four goals in the process.

  • Happy Jele, Orlando Pirates, Evans Rusike, SuperSport United, August 2018

    Key Players

    Evans Rusike is SuperSport's key player and he is one of the most lethal strikers in the PSL.

    While Augustine Mulenga, who grabbed a goal and an assist against Bloemfontein Celtic almost two weeks ago, is Pirates' dangerman.

  • Milutin Sredojevic, Orlando Pirates, February 2019

    PSL title aspirations

    Kaitano Tembo has assembled a SuperSport team which is expected to challenge for the PSL title and win it for the fourth time.

    On the other hand, Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic is under pressure to deliver Pirates' fifth PSL title this season.