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Starting XI: Chippa v Pirates

Absa Premiership Starting XI: Chippa United v Orlando Pirates, 25 February 2018

By Soccer Laduma - Feb 25, 2018 02:39 PM

Absa Premiership

Teams: Chippa United v Orlando Pirates

Date: 25 February 2018

Venue: Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium

Orlando Pirates will look to continue with their winning run when they travel to Chippa United for an Absa Premiership match at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

The match is scheduled to get underway at 15h30.

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Pirates claimed a fourth win from their last six league matches when they defeated Maritzburg United 2-1 at home on February 4. The Soweto giants have picked up 13 points from the last 18 up for grabs to move strongly up the table.

Chippa, on the other hand, were held 0-0 away to Baroka FC on February 17, their fifth successive draw (and a sixth game unbeaten in their current run). The Eastern Cape side has recorded 12 draws from their 21 league matches this season.

In head-to-head stats, Chippa and Pirates have met in nine league matches since 2012/13. The Buccaneers have claimed five wins compared to three for the Chilli Boys, while just one game has been drawn.

When the teams met earlier this season, Pirates claimed a 1-0 home win thanks to a goal from Thamsanqa Gabuza.

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Here is how they line up.

Chippa: 29. Mhlongo, 22. Modisane, 5. Konqobe, 2. Okwuosa, 7. Mako, 21. Rakhale, 27. Mabaso, 20. Mdlinzo, 11. Mayambela, 10. Mbenyane, 17. Machupa.

Subs: 1. Akpeyi, 47. Nsabiyumva, 43. Mashego, 37. Seanego, 40. Manqele, 33. Maholo, 6. Sali.

Pirates: 16. Mabokgwane, 4. Jele, 34. Nyauza, 28. Dube, 23. Maela, 33. Munetsi, 14. Nyatama, 11. Memela, 3. Lorch, 12. Morrison, 27. Shonga.

Subs: 40. Mponthsane, 8. Matlaba, 37. Mlambo, 18. Sarr, 15. Qalinge, 31. Gabuza, 20. Foster.


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setlaboswana Joined: 20 Mar 2012
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setlaboswana Feb 28, 2018 11:46 AM
@blackmeteor, noted mate, I was just concerned not seeing you and fellow bloggers joining us in honour of Bucs.
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blackmeteor Feb 28, 2018 09:42 AM
@setlaboswana Brother, I was actually on a short break from this site........I cannot speak for others, but personally saying well done to opponents is part of my DNA. I cannot claim to respect myself or my team if I do not show respect for others.
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EagleEye Feb 27, 2018 01:33 PM
Teboho Moloi is still wet behind his ears to beat Pirates
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setlaboswana Feb 26, 2018 07:13 PM
@DopeZN, that is rivalry of the highest order.
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@azzaniawest Feb 26, 2018 02:44 PM
CHAMPIONSHIP IS GOT SURPRISES
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Carder305 Feb 26, 2018 02:39 PM
Pirates is Not consistence they say, but chiefs as with Draws, remaining the only team that where scored less goals in PSL, but on position 3rd. Let them be consistence by winning nothing season in season out!
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Carder305 Feb 26, 2018 02:33 PM
@I_AM_SMITH LOL haai, you sound like a politician not even a club supporter :(
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I_AM_SMITH Feb 26, 2018 01:09 PM
Chiefs are stalemate specialists yes but atleast we are consistant with our draws. This rats team is not consistent, they might even finish 6 or 7 on the log...
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DopeZN Joined: 22 Jan 2014
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DopeZN Feb 26, 2018 11:54 AM
@setlaboswana it is fair to congratulate opponents but I haven't done it with Bucs before and I won't start now. The inconsistency between Bucs and Chiefs is the reason why I think it gone.
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Michaeltshigama Feb 26, 2018 11:20 AM
In Downs n Rats i believe not some smallanyana club known for wrong reasons of bribery n corruption called Brown envelopes fc
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Michaeltshigama Feb 26, 2018 11:18 AM
Rats n Downs will represent Mzansi in CAF n some smallanyana teams will be watching from their Gomma Gomma sofas, kikiki
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setlaboswana Feb 26, 2018 11:18 AM
@DopeZN, well, I thought it was only fair to congratulate rival teams when they are doing well, mate. I am highly impressed by Bucs' positive approach to the game. As for pitting Downs to win the league title, I would say my team is nothing more than league title contenders alongside Bucs, fau, Maritzburg Utd and free state stars. Downs are disturbingly inconsistent, Championship material doesn't draw two games in succession at this crucial stage. That is all I am prepared to say.
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Mashia1950 Feb 26, 2018 11:07 AM
I glad they where goals (six). I foresee a very interesting ending this season, with Sundowns still dropping points, this will give other teams hope to work even harder to finish top
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Mashia1950 Feb 26, 2018 11:07 AM
I glad they where goals (six). I foresee a very interesting ending this season, with Sundowns still dropping points, this will give other teams hope to work even harder to finish top
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DopeZN Feb 26, 2018 11:05 AM
@setlaboswana I think I should start congratulating you Dawana, it is clear to me now that the league is going back to Kloorkop. Congrats champ in waiting.
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llumadi Feb 26, 2018 11:03 AM
Where is Mulenga?
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DopeZN Feb 26, 2018 11:03 AM
@setlaboswana congrats to Bucs for ini manje Dawana, beating Chippa? I've never congratulated them unless they beat Chiefs, why should I start now?
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kekanejan Feb 26, 2018 11:03 AM
Pirates is a great team going forward but lack finishing and defending none the less Orlando Pirates will be power house... For now I'm not quite impressed the way is playing... Catching Sundowns will be a miracle... Bucs til death
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chiefs is useless Feb 26, 2018 10:34 AM
Entlek What's wrong with Morrison? This guy has a very strange personality
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chiefs is useless Feb 26, 2018 10:30 AM
Fluke win kwaaak where are they now? They are hiding in hurtffontein

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