TS Galaxy Vs Orlando Pirates Starting Line-ups Today – May 18 2024

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TS Galaxy will face Orlando Pirates in the South African Premier League on May 18, with the match set to kick off at 15:00 SA local time.

Match Intro: TS Galaxy and Orlando Pirates, often referred to as Orlando Pirates FC, last met five months ago in a Premier League match where Orlando Pirates secured a 1-0 victory. TS Galaxy comes into this game after three consecutive draws against Cape Town City, Kaiser Chiefs, and Sekhukhune United. This match presents a significant opportunity for TS Galaxy to return to winning form, though they will need to address their defensive issues, having conceded goals in their last three home matches.

Orlando Pirates, on the other hand, are looking to bounce back after a recent Premier League defeat to Richards Bay last Saturday.

 

TS Galaxy Vs Orlando Pirates Starting Line-ups and Live Score Updates

We are updating team formations and line-ups for the TS Galaxy vs. Orlando Pirates match in real-time. The starting line-ups for both teams are yet to be announced.

 

TS Galaxy Possible Starting Lineup

In their recent match, TS Galaxy started with the following players:

  • Fiacre Ntwari
  • Samukelo Kabini
  • Pogiso Sanoka
  • MacBeth Kamogelo Mahlangu
  • Marks Munyai
  • Mpho Mvelase
  • Thato Khiba
  • Sphiwe Mahlangu
  • Puso Dithejane
  • Kamogelo Sebelebele
  • Lehlogonolo Mojela

 

TS Galaxy Top Goal Scorers and Assists

 

Orlando Pirates Possible Starting Lineup

Orlando Pirates’ starting line-up in their recent match included:

  • Sipho Chaine
  • Innocent Maela
  • Olisa Ndah
  • Tapelo Nyongo
  • James Monyane
  • Miguel Timm
  • Ndabayithethwa Ndlondlo
  • Relebohile Mofokeng
  • Patrick Maswanganyi
  • Kabelo Dlamini
  • Tshegofatso Mabasa

 

Orlando Pirates Top Goal Scorers and Assists

 

Key Players Ahead of TS Galaxy Vs. Orlando Pirates Match

TS Galaxy:

  1. Fiacre Ntwari (Goalkeeper): Ntwari’s shot-stopping abilities and command in the box are crucial for TS Galaxy’s defense. His performances between the posts can significantly influence the outcome of the match, especially against a potent attacking side like Orlando Pirates.
  2. MacBeth Kamogelo Mahlangu (Defender): Mahlangu is a solid and reliable defender known for his tackling and positioning. His ability to read the game and make crucial interceptions will be vital in keeping the Orlando Pirates’ attackers at bay.
  3. Kamogelo Sebelebele (Midfielder): Sebelebele’s vision and creativity in midfield are essential for TS Galaxy’s offensive play. His ability to control the tempo of the game and provide key passes can create goal-scoring opportunities for the team.
  4. Lehlogonolo Mojela (Forward): Mojela’s pace and finishing ability make him a significant threat in the attacking third. His knack for finding space and converting chances will be crucial for TS Galaxy to break down Orlando Pirates’ defense.

Orlando Pirates:

  1. Sipho Chaine (Goalkeeper): Chaine is a dependable goalkeeper known for his reflex saves and command of the penalty area. His leadership and communication with the defense can help keep TS Galaxy’s attackers at bay.
  2. Innocent Maela (Defender): Maela’s defensive skills and experience are pivotal for Orlando Pirates. His ability to shut down opposition wingers and contribute to the attack with overlapping runs make him a key player.
  3. Miguel Timm (Midfielder): Timm is a dynamic midfielder who excels in both defensive duties and playmaking. His work rate, tackling, and passing range are essential for Orlando Pirates’ control of the midfield.
  4. Tshegofatso Mabasa (Forward): Mabasa is a prolific goal-scorer with a sharp eye for goal. His movement, positioning, and finishing skills make him a constant threat to any defense, and he will be crucial in leading Orlando Pirates’ attack against TS Galaxy.

These key players are expected to play significant roles in the upcoming match, and their performances will be instrumental in determining the outcome.

 

Head-to-Head: TS Galaxy Vs. Orlando Pirates

TS Galaxy and Orlando Pirates have faced each other 6 times since December 2021. TS Galaxy has won once, one match ended in a draw, while Orlando Pirates have won four times. The most recent match between them was on December 9, 2023, where Orlando Pirates secured a 1-0 victory. Overall, TS Galaxy has scored 2 goals in these encounters, while Orlando Pirates have netted 7, giving Orlando Pirates a superior head-to-head record.

Head-to-Head Results:

Date Competition Home Team Score Away Team
Dec 9, 2023 Premier League Orlando Pirates 1 – 0 TS Galaxy
Apr 30, 2023 Premier League TS Galaxy 1 – 2 Orlando Pirates
Sep 10, 2022 Premier League Orlando Pirates 2 – 0 TS Galaxy
May 2, 2022 Premier League TS Galaxy 1 – 0 Orlando Pirates
Apr 2, 2022 Premier League TS Galaxy 0 – 0 Orlando Pirates
Dec 11, 2021 Premier League Orlando Pirates 2 – 0 TS Galaxy

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Season Performance:

  • TS Galaxy:
    • Wins: 11
    • Draws: 7
    • Losses: 9
    • Goals Scored: 29 (1.07 per match)
    • Goals Conceded: 23 (0.85 per match)
  • Orlando Pirates:
    • Wins: 14
    • Draws: 7
    • Losses: 7
    • Goals Scored: 43 (1.54 per match)
    • Goals Conceded: 24 (0.86 per match)

 

Recent Form: TS Galaxy Vs. Orlando Pirates

TS Galaxy are currently on a drawing streak, having drawn their last three matches against Cape Town City, Kaiser Chiefs, and Sekhukhune United. Orlando Pirates, on the other hand, are coming off a loss to Richards Bay in their previous match. Over the last 20 matches, TS Galaxy have won 10, lost 6, and drawn 4, whereas Orlando Pirates have won 13, lost 4, and drawn 3.

TS Galaxy’s Recent Matches:

  • Won: 2-1 against Moroka Swallows on April 26
  • Lost: 3-0 against Mamelodi Sundowns on April 29 and 1-2 against Stellenbosch on April 21
  • Drew: 1-1 against Cape Town City on May 12, 2-2 against Kaiser Chiefs on May 7, and 0-0 against Sekhukhune United on May 3

Orlando Pirates’ Recent Matches:

  • Won: 2-0 against Chippa United on May 8, 3-1 against Chippa United on May 4, 2-0 against Cape Town City on May 1, 4-0 against Royal AM on April 28, and 1-0 against AmaZulu Durban on April 20
  • Lost: 0-1 against Richards Bay on May 11

 

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