Orlando Pirates will be looking to strengthen their grip over second place in the DSTV Premiership as they prepare to play against struggling Chippa United in a league clash.
Pirates will be hungry to secure second place as it will earn them qualification to next season’s CAF Champions League. The Sea Robbers are in good form, having won their last three games, most recently earning a 2-0 win over Richards Bay FC.
The Soweto giants have kept clean sheets in their last two games, scoring three.
Chippa have been struggling lately. They are without a league win in six games. The Chilli Boys last tasted victory in the league when they beat Maritzburg United 1-0 on January 29.
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The Chilli Boys come into the game on the back of a 1-1 draw against high-flying SuperSport United. They have drawn their last two league games but are struggling to convert draws into wins. They are without victory in their last six top-flight games as their last win came when they beat Maritzburg United 1-0 on January 29.
Pirates will earn a 2-0 win.
Both teams to score-no-Playabets have this at 1.57
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Chippa United-Etiosa Ighodaro- The Chilli Boys will likely persist with the Nigerian up front. The few opportunities that they get could fall to him.
Orlando Pirates-Monnapule Saleng- The 25-year-old has become one of the best attacking players in South Africa and has scored nine league goals so far this season. He will be a threat to Chippa.
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Eshlin Vedan is a professional sports Journalist from South Africa. He has a degree in Journalism from Rhodes University and has vast experience writing articles for national media and viral websites.