Mamelodi Sundowns Vs Orlando Pirates Starting Lineups Today – June 1 2024

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Mamelodi Sundowns will face Orlando Pirates in the National Cup of South Africa on June 1, with the match kicking off at 15:00 SA local time.

The two teams last met three months ago in a Premier League match that ended in a 1-1 draw. Mamelodi Sundowns are coming into this match after a recent defeat to Cape Town City last Saturday.

On the other hand, Orlando Pirates are entering the fixture following a draw against SuperSport United last Saturday. The Pirates have been struggling defensively, having conceded goals in their last three matches, which adds additional psychological pressure on the team.

 

Mamelodi Sundowns Vs Orlando Pirates Starting Lineups Today

We are updating team formations and line-ups for Mamelodi Sundowns vs. Orlando Pirates in real time. The starting line-ups have yet to be announced.

 

Mamelodi Sundowns Possible Starting Lineup

Here are the players who started in the recent matches:

  1. Ronwen Williams
  2. Mothobi Mvala
  3. Bongani Zungu
  4. Rivaldo Coetzee
  5. Mosa Lebusa
  6. Lebohang Maboe
  7. Themba Zwane
  8. Khuliso Mudau
  9. Siyabonga Mabena
  10. Tashreeq Matthews
  11. Thapelo Morena

 

Mamelodi Sundowns Top Goal Scorers and Assists

 

Orlando Pirates Possible Starting Lineup

  1. Sipho Chaine
  2. Deon Hotto
  3. Thabiso Sesane
  4. Olisa Ndah
  5. James Monyane
  6. Thalente Mbatha
  7. Makhehlene Makhaula
  8. Relebohile Mofokeng
  9. Patrick Maswanganyi
  10. Monnapule Kenneth Saleng
  11. Tshegofatso Mabasa

 

Orlando Pirates Top Goal Scorers and Assists

 

Key Players Ahead of Mamelodi Sundowns Vs. Orlando Pirates

Mamelodi Sundowns

  1. Themba Zwane:
    • A creative midfielder and playmaker, Zwane is known for his vision, passing, and ability to control the tempo of the game. His knack for scoring crucial goals and setting up teammates makes him a vital asset for Sundowns.
  2. Ronwen Williams:
    • The experienced goalkeeper has been a reliable figure between the posts. His shot-stopping ability and command of the defense are crucial for maintaining a solid backline.
  3. Mothobi Mvala:
    • As a versatile defender, Mvala’s ability to play both in defense and midfield adds depth to the squad. His tackling, aerial ability, and positional awareness are key to Sundowns’ defensive stability.
  4. Khuliso Mudau:
    • Mudau’s energetic performances at right-back provide both defensive solidity and attacking support. His overlaps and crosses can be game-changers in breaking down opposition defenses.

Orlando Pirates

  1. Monnapule Kenneth Saleng:
    • A dynamic winger with pace and dribbling skills, Saleng is crucial for Pirates’ attacking play. His ability to take on defenders and create scoring opportunities makes him a constant threat.
  2. Thalente Mbatha:
    • The midfielder has been a revelation for Pirates this season. His ability to break up play, distribute the ball effectively, and contribute to both defense and attack has made him a key player.
  3. Sipho Chaine:
    • The goalkeeper has been impressive with his reflexes and shot-stopping skills. His performances have been crucial in keeping Pirates in contention during tight matches.
  4. Deon Hotto:
    • Hotto’s versatility allows him to play in multiple attacking roles. His pace, creativity, and finishing ability are vital for Pirates, especially in counter-attacking situations.

As the two teams prepare to face off, these key players will likely have a significant impact on the outcome of the match. Their performances could be the difference between victory and defeat in this crucial encounter.

 

Head-to-Head: Mamelodi Sundowns Vs. Orlando Pirates

Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates have met 6 times since October 2022. Mamelodi Sundowns have won 3 times, Orlando Pirates have won twice, and 1 match ended in a draw.

The most recent match, on February 17, 2024, ended in a 1-1 draw in the Premier League. In total, Mamelodi Sundowns have scored 5 goals, while Orlando Pirates have scored 4.

Overall, Mamelodi Sundowns have a better head-to-head record against Orlando Pirates in their recent history.

Date Competition Home Team Result Away Team
Feb 17, 2024 Premier League Mamelodi Sundowns 1 – 1 Orlando Pirates
Oct 7, 2023 8 Cup Orlando Pirates 0 – 0 Mamelodi Sundowns
Sep 20, 2023 Premier League Orlando Pirates 0 – 1 Mamelodi Sundowns
Feb 4, 2023 Premier League Orlando Pirates 0 – 1 Mamelodi Sundowns
Dec 30, 2022 Premier League Mamelodi Sundowns 2 – 0 Orlando Pirates
Oct 22, 2022 8 Cup Mamelodi Sundowns 0 – 3 Orlando Pirates

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Recent Form: Mamelodi Sundowns Vs. Orlando Pirates

Mamelodi Sundowns

Mamelodi Sundowns have a mixed recent form, winning 3 of their last 6 matches, losing 1, and drawing 2.

  • Wins:
    • 0-1 against Stellenbosch on May 18
    • 0-2 against Royal AM on May 14
    • 1-0 against Royal AM on May 11
  • Losses:
    • 0-1 against Cape Town City on May 25
  • Draws:
    • 1-1 against TS Galaxy on May 21
    • 0-0 against Golden Arrows Durban on May 8

Overall, in their last 20 matches, Mamelodi Sundowns have won 13, lost 3, and drawn 4.

Orlando Pirates

Orlando Pirates have also had a mixed recent form, with 3 wins, 2 losses, and 1 draw in their last 6 matches.

  • Wins:
    • 2-0 against Chippa United on May 8
    • 1-3 against Chippa United on May 4
    • 0-2 against Cape Town City on May 1
  • Losses:
    • 1-0 against TS Galaxy on May 18
    • 0-1 against Richards Bay on May 11
  • Draws:
    • 1-1 against SuperSport United on May 25

Overall, in their last 20 matches, Orlando Pirates have won 12, lost 4, and drawn 4.

 

Other Matches:

Check Out: Stellenbosch Vs Mamelodi Sundowns Starting Line-ups and Match Preview Today – May 05 2024

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

 

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