Cape Town City vs Orlando Pirates: Match Preview Today

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Here’s everything you need to follow Orlando Pirates’ challenging midweek match against Cape Town City in the top league.

Orlando Pirates are aiming for a spot in the Caf Champions League for the 2024/25 season, and their next test is against Cape Town City this Wednesday.

If they secure a win and Stellenbosch doesn’t beat Golden Arrows, the Soweto-based team could move into second place behind the dominant Mamelodi Sundowns.

Below, you’ll find all the information you need to watch the Cape Town City versus Orlando Pirates match, including TV broadcast details, streaming options, team updates, and more.

Match Details Fixture:

  • Cape Town City vs Orlando Pirates
  • Date: May 1, 2024
  • Kick-off Time: 15:00 (South Africa Time)
  • Location: DHL Cape Town Stadium


How to Watch Cape Town City vs. Orlando Pirates Online: TV Channels and Streaming Services

  • TV Channel: SuperSport TV’s PSL Channel 202
  • Online Streaming: Now App


Cape Town City vs. Orlando Pirates: Team News and Starting Lineups


Cape Town City Team News & Squad Information

The hosts have no recent injuries to report, so coach Eric Tinkler is likely to field his strongest lineup against Orlando Pirates.

A key addition is defender Keanu Cupido, who is available again after serving a two-match suspension.

Cape Town City Probable XI:

  1. Keet
  2. Mkhize
  3. Gordinho
  4. Petrus
  5. Cupido
  6. Gonzalez
  7. Mokhuoane
  8. Goedeman
  9. Rhodes
  10. Kutumela
  11. Mayo


Orlando Pirates Team News & Squad Information

The Buccaneers have suffered a setback with Thabitso Lebitso out for the rest of the season due to injury. Additionally, Patrick Maswanganyi and Makhehleni Makhaula are unavailable due to suspensions.

On the bright side, Sipho Chaine, Deon Hotto, and Miguel Timm return after serving a one-match suspension, providing a boost to the Soweto-based team.

Orlando Pirates Possible XI:

  1. Chaine
  2. Monyane
  3. Hotto
  4. Xoki
  5. Sesane
  6. Timm
  7. Mbatha
  8. Dlamini
  9. Mofokeng
  10. Kapinga
  11. Mabasa


Cape Town City vs. Orlando Pirates: Head-to-Head Record


Cape Town City and Orlando Pirates have faced off 6 times since October 2021, with the following outcomes:


  • Cape Town City Wins: 1
  • Draws: 3
  • Orlando Pirates Wins: 2

The most recent encounter was on August 29, 2023, in the Premier League, where Orlando Pirates defeated Cape Town City with a score of 2-0. Across these 6 head-to-head matches, Cape Town City scored a total of 4 goals, while Orlando Pirates netted 6, indicating a slightly better record for the Pirates in recent history.


Recent Match Results


Date Competition Result
Aug 29, 2023 Premier League Orlando Pirates 2 – 0 Cape Town City
Apr 22, 2023 Premier League Orlando Pirates 2 – 1 Cape Town City
Jan 7, 2023 Premier League Orlando Pirates 1 – 2 Cape Town City
Apr 16, 2022 Premier League Orlando Pirates 0 – 0 Cape Town City
Mar 2, 2022 Premier League Orlando Pirates 0 – 0 Cape Town City
Oct 2, 2021 Premier League Orlando Pirates 1 – 1 Cape Town City


Premier League Season Performance (2024/25)


  • Cape Town City:
    • Matches Played: 25
    • Wins: 9
    • Draws: 8
    • Losses: 8
    • Goals Scored: 25 (1.00 per match)
    • Goals Conceded: 22 (0.88 per match)


  • Orlando Pirates:
    • Matches Played: 25
    • Wins: 12
    • Draws: 7
    • Losses: 6
    • Goals Scored: 39 (1.56 per match)
    • Goals Conceded: 23 (0.92 per match)



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