Orlando Pirates Vs SuperSport United Starting Lineups Today – May 25 2024

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Orlando Pirates are set to face SuperSport United in the Premier League of South Africa on May 25, with the match scheduled to kick off at 15:00 SA local time.

Match Intro: Orlando Pirates (also known as Orlando Pirates FC) and SuperSport United (often referred to as Supersport Utd or SuperSport UTD.) will square off once again, five months after their previous encounter in the Premier League, which saw SuperSport United emerge victorious with a 3-1 win. Orlando Pirates are currently experiencing a dip in form, having suffered defeats against TS Galaxy and Richards Bay in recent matches.

In contrast, SuperSport United are heading into the match with confidence, following a 2-0 victory against Moroka Swallows in the Premier League, extending their unbeaten streak to four matches.

 

Orlando Pirates Vs SuperSport United Starting Lineups and Live Score Updates

We are providing live updates on team formations and line-ups for the Orlando Pirates – SuperSport United match. The starting line-ups for both teams have yet to be announced.

 

Orlando Pirates Possible Starting Lineup

Let’s see who is likely to start for Orlando Pirates this time:

  1. Sipho Chaine
  2. Innocent Maela
  3. Nkosinathi Sibisi
  4. Olisa Ndah
  5. James Monyane
  6. Makhehlene Makhaula
  7. Thalente Mbatha
  8. Relebohile Mofokeng
  9. Patrick Maswanganyi
  10. Kabelo Dlamini
  11. Tshegofatso Mabasa

 

Orlando Pirates Top Goal Scorers and Assists

 

SuperSport United Possible Starting Lineup

SuperSport United’s probable starting line-up in their recent match included:

  1. Ricardo Goss
  2. Onismor Bhasera
  3. Bilal Baloyi
  4. Thulani Hlatshwayo
  5. Lungu Ghampani
  6. Siviwe Magidigidi
  7. Lyle Lakay
  8. Grant Margeman
  9. Siphesihle Ndlovu
  10. Bradley Grobler
  11. Terrence Dzvukamanja

 

SuperSport United Top Goal Scorers and Assists

 

Key Players Ahead of the Match: Orlando Pirates Vs SuperSport United

Ahead of the match between Orlando Pirates and SuperSport United, several key players are anticipated to play pivotal roles for their respective teams:

Orlando Pirates

  1. Sipho Chaine: As the goalkeeper for Orlando Pirates, Chaine’s ability to command his area and make crucial saves will be vital in keeping SuperSport United at bay.
  2. Innocent Maela: Maela’s defensive prowess and ability to contribute to attacking play from the backline make him a key figure for Orlando Pirates.
  3. Thalente Mbatha: A dynamic midfielder, Mbatha’s creativity and vision in distributing the ball and initiating attacks will be crucial for Orlando Pirates’ midfield control.
  4. Kabelo Dlamini: Known for his agility and skill on the ball, Dlamini’s flair and ability to create scoring opportunities will be essential in unlocking SuperSport United’s defense.
  5. Tshegofatso Mabasa: Leading the attack for Orlando Pirates, Mabasa’s goal-scoring instinct and ability to hold up play will be crucial in providing a threat upfront.

SuperSport United

  1. Ricardo Goss: As SuperSport United’s goalkeeper, Goss’ shot-stopping abilities and command of the penalty area will be crucial in keeping Orlando Pirates’ attackers at bay.
  2. Thulani Hlatshwayo: The experienced defender’s leadership qualities and aerial prowess will be important in organizing SuperSport United’s defense and nullifying Orlando Pirates’ attacking threats.
  3. Siphesihle Ndlovu: A versatile midfielder, Ndlovu’s energy, and ability to dictate play both defensively and offensively will be key for SuperSport United’s midfield control.
  4. Bradley Grobler: SuperSport United’s leading goal scorer, Grobler’s predatory instincts in the box and ability to find space will pose a constant threat to Orlando Pirates’ defense.
  5. Grant Margeman: Known for his vision and passing range, Margeman’s ability to link up play and create goal-scoring opportunities will be crucial in SuperSport United’s attacking endeavors.

These key players are expected to play vital roles in shaping the outcome of the match between Orlando Pirates and SuperSport United.

 

Head-to-Head: Orlando Pirates Vs SuperSport United

Orlando Pirates and SuperSport United have faced each other 6 times since November 2021. The results and statistics of their encounters are as follows:

Date Competition Result
Dec 23, 2023 Premier League SuperSport United 3 – 1 Orlando Pirates
Mar 18, 2023 Premier League Orlando Pirates 1 – 0 SuperSport United
Aug 21, 2022 Premier League SuperSport United 0 – 0 Orlando Pirates
May 30, 2022 Premier League SuperSport United 2 – 0 Orlando Pirates
Mar 16, 2022 Premier League Orlando Pirates 3 – 2 SuperSport United
Nov 27, 2021 Premier League Orlando Pirates 0 – 0 SuperSport United

Overall Head-to-Head Record:

  • Orlando Pirates: 2 wins
  • SuperSport United: 2 wins
  • Draws: 2

Total Goals Scored:

  • Orlando Pirates: 5 goals
  • SuperSport United: 7 goals

Season Stats

Orlando Pirates:

  • Matches Played: 29
  • Wins: 14
  • Draws: 7
  • Defeats: 8
  • Goals Scored: 43 (Average: 1.48 per match)
  • Goals Conceded: 25 (Average: 0.86 per match)

SuperSport United:

  • Matches Played: 29
  • Wins: 11
  • Draws: 10
  • Defeats: 8
  • Goals Scored: 34 (Average: 1.17 per match)
  • Goals Conceded: 32 (Average: 1.10 per match)

 

Recent Form: Orlando Pirates Vs SuperSport United

Orlando Pirates and SuperSport United’s recent performances heading into their upcoming match:

Orlando Pirates:

  • Orlando Pirates are currently on a losing streak, having suffered defeats to TS Galaxy and Richards Bay in their previous two matches.
  • In their last 20 matches, Orlando Pirates have won 13, lost 4, and drawn 3.
  • In their most recent 6 matches, they have won 4 times and lost twice:
    • Wins:
      • 2-0 against Chippa United on May 8th
      • 1-3 against Chippa United on May 4th
      • 0-2 against Cape Town City on May 1st
      • 0-4 against Royal AM on April 28th
    • Losses:
      • 1-0 against TS Galaxy on May 18th
      • 0-1 against Richards Bay on May 11th

SuperSport United:

  • SuperSport United enter the match on a positive note, having secured a victory against Moroka Swallows in their previous match.
  • In their last 20 matches, SuperSport United have won 5, lost 6, and drawn 9.
  • In their most recent 6 matches, they have won twice, lost twice, and drawn twice:
    • Wins:
      • 2-0 against Moroka Swallows on May 18th
      • 0-1 against Royal AM on May 1st
    • Losses:
      • 2-1 against Kaiser Chiefs on April 27th
      • 0-2 against Chippa United on April 20th
    • Draws:
      • 0-0 against Cape Town Spurs on May 10th
      • 1-1 against Sekhukhune United on May 7th

 

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