Premier League: Orlando Pirates wipes out Stellenbosch 4-1 with an outstanding performance

JOHANNESBURG. Orlando Pirates demolishes Stellenbosch 4-1 with goals of

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JOHANNESBURG. Orlando Pirates demolishes Stellenbosch 4-1 with goals of Thabang Monare (7′), Innocent Maela (22′), Kermit Erasmus (59′) and Ndabayithethwa Ndlondlo (63′). On the opposite side, Stellenbosch scored with ​Mervin Boji (74′). Orlando Pirates was vastly superior ball possession (62%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Orlando Stadium stadium in Johannesburg on Sunday and it started at 3:30 pm local time. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot around 28.5 degrees Celsius or 83.34 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 34%.​

Match Statistics

Orlando Pirates was in firm control of the ball 62% while Stellenbosch was struggling with a 38% ball possession.

Orlando Pirates was more aggressive with 50 dangerous attacks and 23 shots of which 10 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Orlando Pirates won the match.

Orlando Pirates shot 23 times, 10 on target, 13 off target. On the other side, Stellenbosch shot 1 times, 1 on target, 0 off target.

Cards

No yellow cards were issued to Orlando Pirates. On the opposite side, Stellenbosch received 1 yellow card (Sinethemba Mngomezulu).

After playing this contest, Orlando Pirates will have 22 points like AmaZulu to stay in the 8th place. On the opposite side, Stellenbosch will stay with 17 points like Moroka Swallows to stay in the 14th place.

Match Events

  • 7'
    7'

    Thabang Monare

    Monnapule Saleng

  • 22'
    22'

    Innocent Maela

  • 46'
    46'

    Sinethemba Mngomezulu

    Antonio Van Wyk

  • 46'
    46'

    Mervin Boji

    Devon Titus

  • 51'
    51'

    Sinethemba Mngomezulu

  • 59'
    59'

    Kermit Erasmus

  • 61'
    61'

    Qobolwakhe Sibande

    Kganyane Letsoenyo

  • 61'
    61'

    Oswin Andries

    Sihle Nduli

  • 61'
    61'

    Terrence Dzvukamanja

    Kermit Erasmus

  • 61'
    61'

    Craig Martin

    Bandile Shandu

  • 63'
    63'

    Ndabayithethwa Ndlondlo

    Kabelo Dlamini

  • 74'
    74'

    Mervin Boji

    Qobolwakhe Sibande

  • 75'
    75'

    Ben Motshwari

    Thabang Monare

  • 76'
    76'

    Paseka Mako

    Innocent Maela

  • 78'
    78'

    Nhlanhla Mgaga

    Sibongiseni Mthethwa

  • 84'
    84'

    Maliele Vincent Pule

    Monnapule Saleng

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Orlando Pirates will play away against Marumo Gallants FC on the 28th of January with a 3-0 head to head record in favor of Orlando Pirates (2 draws).

Stellenbosch will host Cape Town City on the 27th of January with a 4-2 head to head stats in favor of Stellenbosch (1 draw).

Orlando Pirates: Formation and Lineups

Orlando Pirates started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Jose Riveiro chose to play with the following team: Chaine Sipho, Bandile Shandu, Tapelo Xoki, Nkosinathi Sibisi, Innocent Maela, Ndabayithethwa Ndlondlo, Thabang Monare, Deon Hotto, Monnapule Saleng, Kabelo Dlamini and Kermit Erasmus.

Substitutes

Orlando Pirates made 5 changes: Kermit Erasmus for Terrence Dzvukamanja (61′), Bandile Shandu for Craig Martin (61′), Thabang Monare for Ben Motshwari (75′), Innocent Maela for Paseka Mako (76′) and Monnapule Saleng for Maliele Vincent Pule (84′).

Stellenbosch: Formation and Lineups

Stellenbosch started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

On the opposite side, Steve Barker played with: Sage Stephens, Deano van Rooyen, Olwethu Makhanya, Athenkosi Mcaba, Solomon Letsoenyo, Titus, Sihle Nduli, Sibongiseni Mthethwa, Ibraheem Jabaar, Antonio Van Wyk and Jayden Adams.

Substitutes

Stellenbosch made 5 changes: Antonio Van Wyk for Sinethemba Mngomezulu (46′), Devon Titus for Mervin Boji (46′), Kganyane Letsoenyo for Qobolwakhe Sibande (61′), Sihle Nduli for Oswin Andries (61′) and Sibongiseni Mthethwa for Nhlanhla Mgaga (78′).

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