Pirates survive massive scare

2014-02-22 18:17
Kermit Erasmus (Gallo)

Johannesburg - Orlando Pirates survived a serious scare from lowly National First Division outfit Thanda Royal Zulu at the Umhlathuze Sports Complex in Richard's Bay on Saturday, advancing into the second round of the Nedbank Cup with a 3-1 penalty shootout win.

Kermit Erasmus then scored in the second half of extra-time, before Thanda sent the game to a penalty shootout with their third, as the game ended 3-3 after 120 minutes.

Meanwhile, Platinum Stars stuttered into the round of 16 with a nervy 3-1 win over Great North FC out of Limpopo.

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