Absa Premiership

Pirate ready to break winless PSL streak

2017-04-11 15:18
Kjell Jonevret (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Orlando Pirates will look to break their long winless run in the Absa Premiership when they host Maritzburg United at Orlando Stadium.

Pirates saw their winless streak stretched to 12 league games when they were beaten 3-2 at Free State Stars on April 1.

The Soweto side has claimed 12 points from 10 home matches this season.

The Buccaneers are placed 12th on the Absa Premiership log with 23 points from 21 matches.

Maritzburg ended a losing streak in the league with a 2-1 home win over Ajax Cape Town on April 1.

The KwaZulu-Natal side has claimed 12 points from 11 away matches this season.

The Team of Choice is placed eighth on the Absa Premiership log with 26 points from 22 matches.

In head-to-head stats, Maritzburg and Pirates have met in 21 league matches since 2005/06.

The Buccaneers have 10 wins compared to six for the Team of Choice, while five matches have been drawn.

Pirates have won five of their 10 home league matches against Maritzburg, suffering two defeats in the process.

When the club met earlier this season, the Team of Choice claimed a 2-1 home win in Pietermaritzburg.

Maritzburg are unbeaten in their last five league matches against Pirates.

Kick off at 19:30.

Read more on:    maritzburg united  |  orlando pirates  |  psl  |  soccer

What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Friday, 19 January 2018
Wits v Bloemfontein Celtic, Bidvest Stadium 20:00
Saturday, 20 January 2018
Cape Town City FC v Ajax Cape Town, Cape Town Stadium 15:30
Free State Stars v Maritzburg United, Goble Park 15:30
Mamelodi Sundowns v Platinum Stars, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 18:00
AmaZulu FC v SuperSport United, King Zwelithini Stadium 20:15
Orlando Pirates v Polokwane City, Orlando Stadium 20:15
Sunday, 21 January 2018
Chippa United v Golden Arrows, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 15:30
Baroka FC v Kaizer Chiefs, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team

Do you think SAFA made the right choice in appointing Stuart Baxter as head coach of Bafana Bafana?

Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...


The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.