Chippa United Vs Orlando Pirates Starting Line-ups and Match Preview Today – May 04 2024

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Chippa United are set to face Orlando Pirates in the South African National Cup on May 4, with kickoff scheduled for 15:00 SA local time.

 

Match Intro: Chippa United (also known as Chippa Utd.) and Orlando Pirates (also known as Orlando Pirates FC) are meeting for the first time in nine months since their previous Premier League match ended in a 1-1 draw. Chippa United come into this match on a poor run of form, having suffered defeats against Moroka Swallows and AmaZulu Durban.

 

In contrast, Orlando Pirates are riding a wave of success with five consecutive wins against Cape Town City, Royal AM, AmaZulu Durban, and Golden Arrows Durban, extending their unbeaten streak to six matches. The Pirates have also been solid defensively, achieving three consecutive clean sheets.

 

 

Chippa United Vs Orlando Pirates Starting Line-ups

 

Team formations and line-ups for the Chippa United vs. Orlando Pirates match are being updated in real time. The starting line-ups have yet to be announced.

 

Chippa United Possible Starting XI

 

Here is the starting XI for Chippa United from their most recent match:

 

  • Darren Johnson
  • Azola Ntsabo
  • Thabang Moloa
  • Thabo Makhele
  • Mduduzi Isaac Nhlapo
  • Brooklyn Poggenpoel
  • Baraka Majogoro
  • Ronaldo Maarman
  • Sinoxolo Kwayiba
  • Kayden Francis
  • Bienvenu Eva Nga

 

Orlando Pirates Possible Starting XI

 

This is the starting line-up for Orlando Pirates from their last match:

 

  • Sipho Chaine
  • Deon Hotto
  • Thabiso Sesane
  • Tapelo Nyongo
  • James Monyane
  • Miguel Timm
  • Thalente Mbatha
  • Relebohile Mofokeng
  • Lesedi Kapinga
  • Kabelo Dlamini
  • Tshegofatso Mabasa

 

 

Key Players to Watch Ahead of the Chippa United vs. Orlando Pirates National Cup Clash

 

As Chippa United and Orlando Pirates prepare to face off in a high-stakes National Cup match, a few key players could significantly influence the outcome. Let’s look at the players from each team who are likely to play pivotal roles in this much-anticipated clash.

 

Chippa United

 

Bienvenu Eva Nga

The Cameroonian striker is a focal point for Chippa United’s attacking play. Known for his physicality and ability to hold the ball, Eva Nga can be a significant threat to Orlando Pirates’ defense. His positioning and aerial prowess make him a valuable asset during set pieces and crosses.

 

Ronaldo Maarman

As an attacking midfielder, Ronaldo Maarman brings creativity and flair to Chippa United’s midfield. His vision and passing range are crucial in breaking down opposing defenses. He also has a knack for scoring crucial goals, which makes him a player to watch in this encounter.

 

Azola Ntsabo

A key figure in Chippa United’s defense, Azola Ntsabo is known for his solid tackling and anticipation. His ability to read the game helps him break up opposition attacks effectively. Against a formidable team like Orlando Pirates, Ntsabo’s defensive skills will be critical.

 

 

Orlando Pirates

 

Miguel Timm

Orlando Pirates’ midfield general, Miguel Timm, is instrumental in controlling the tempo of the game. His passing accuracy and ability to switch play quickly make him a dangerous player in the middle of the park. He also provides defensive cover, adding balance to the team.

 

Kabelo Dlamini

Kabelo Dlamini is a creative force in Orlando Pirates’ attack. His dribbling skills and quick feet make him a constant threat to defenders. Dlamini’s ability to take on players and create scoring opportunities will be crucial against Chippa United’s backline.

 

Tshegofatso Mabasa

Orlando Pirates’ leading striker, Tshegofatso Mabasa, has been in excellent form, consistently finding the back of the net. His composure in front of goal and aerial ability make him a key player for Orlando Pirates. He will likely be a focal point in their attacking strategies.

 


With these key players in focus, the upcoming Chippa United vs. Orlando Pirates National Cup match promises to be an intense and exciting contest. Both teams will rely heavily on their standout performers to gain the upper hand and secure a spot in the next round of the competition.

 

 

Head-to-Head: Chippa United vs. Orlando Pirates

 

Chippa United and Orlando Pirates have faced each other six times since September 2021. During these matches, Orlando Pirates won twice, Chippa United won once, and three games ended in a draw.

 

In these encounters, Chippa United scored a total of three goals, while Orlando Pirates netted six times. The most recent match, which took place on August 15, 2023, ended in a 1-1 draw.

 

Here is a summary of the head-to-head results between Chippa United and Orlando Pirates:

 

Match Date Competition Result
Aug 15, 2023 Premier League Chippa United 1 – 1 Orlando Pirates
Apr 8, 2023 Premier League Chippa United 0 – 2 Orlando Pirates
Aug 14, 2022 Premier League Chippa United 0 – 1 Orlando Pirates
Apr 27, 2022 Premier League Chippa United 0 – 0 Orlando Pirates
Feb 19, 2022 Premier League Chippa United 0 – 0 Orlando Pirates
Sep 18, 2021 Premier League Chippa United 1 – 3 Orlando Pirates

 

Overall, Orlando Pirates have a better record in these head-to-head matches against Chippa United.

 

 

Chippa United Vs Orlando Pirates Current Season Performance

 

Chippa United are struggling, coming into this match on a two-game losing streak after falling to Moroka Swallows and AmaZulu Durban. Orlando Pirates, on the other hand, are in exceptional form, riding a five-game winning streak with victories over Cape Town City, Royal AM, AmaZulu Durban, and Golden Arrows Durban.

 

Over their last 20 games, Chippa United have won 8 times, lost 8 times, and drawn 4 times. Orlando Pirates, by contrast, have won 13 times, lost 3, and drawn 4 times in their last 20 matches.

 

Here’s how each team has performed in their last six games:

 

Chippa United’s record includes four wins and two losses:

 

  • Won 0-2 against SuperSport United (20th April)
  • Won 0-2 against TS Galaxy (14th April)
  • Won 2-0 against Kaizer Chiefs (6th April)
  • Won 2-0 against Cape Town Spurs (3rd April)
  • Lost 1-2 to Moroka Swallows (1st May)
  • Lost 2-1 to AmaZulu Durban (27th April)

 

Orlando Pirates have five wins and one draw in their last six matches:

 

  • Won 0-2 against Cape Town City (1st May)
  • Won 0-4 against Royal AM (28th April)
  • Won 1-0 against AmaZulu Durban (20th April)
  • Won 2-4 against AmaZulu Durban (13th April)
  • Won 7-1 against Golden Arrows Durban (6th April)
  • Drew 1-1 with Moroka Swallows (3rd April)

 

Given these trends, the upcoming match between Chippa United and Orlando Pirates promises to be an intriguing clash of contrasting fortunes.

 

 

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