Register Login Scores

Starting XIs and Previews

Starting XI: Pirates V Arrows

Absa Premiership

Teams: Orlando Pirates v Golden Arrows

Date: 28 October 2015

Venue: Orlando Stadium

Orlando Pirates will look to get their Absa Premiership campaign back on track when they host Golden Arrows in a league match at Orlando Stadium on Wednesday night.

The match is scheduled to get underway at 19h30.

The Buccaneers have only managed to get one win under their belt in the league which sees them in 12th place on the table with five points from six games.

Pirates will hope to transfer their cup form, which has seen them reach the CAF Confederations Cup and the Telkom Knockout semifinals, to the league.

The Buccaneers last league encounter saw them suffer a 1-0 loss to Bidvest Wits on October 21, extending their winless run to four matches in the Absa Premiership.

Golden Arrows, on the other hand, have fared quite will in the league since being promoted from the NFD.

The Durban side’s last league match saw them claim their third win of the season when they beat SuperSport United 2-1 away on October 20.

That result saw Arrows in eighth place on the Absa Premiership log with 11 points from seven games.

In head-to-head stats, Pirates and Arrows have met in 28 league matches since 2000/01.

The Buccaneers have 16 wins compared to four for Abafana Bes’thende, while eight matches have been drawn.

When the teams last met in the 2013/14 season, Bucs claimed a league ‘double’ with 3-1 wins both home and away.

Pirates have won their last nine consecutive league matches against Arrows.

You can follow the action live in our match centre or catch the key moments on Twitter @Soccer_Laduma

Here is how they line up.

Orlando Pirates: Mpontshane, Jele, Sangweni, Gcaba, Matlaba, Mvelase, Sarr, Mugerwa, Memela, Erasmus, Gabuza.

Golden Arrows: Mbaeva, Mngwengwe, Mathiane, S.Dube, Sikhakhane, Shitolo, N.Cele, Mahachi, Hotto, Khenyeza, Fikizolo.

Soccer Laduma Headlines 28 October

SL Team Of The Week

Hot Off The Press With Lebese, Parker, Mahlangu & More!

1810 comments

Top 5

In Images: SA Coaches Working Around The World

25 Aug 01, 2022 04:47 PM in PSL

Ten Hag Explains Why He Benched Ronaldo

5 Aug 08, 2022 08:27 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar/Mbappe Watch

Haaland Equals Man City EPL Record

Aug 08, 2022 09:28 AM in English Premier League

Dr Motaung's Words Of Encouragement At Amakhosi Fans Event

23 Aug 01, 2022 01:04 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

33 Players, Sekhukhune Confirm Full Squad

2 Aug 04, 2022 10:08 AM in PSL

Official: Man Utd Confirm 10th Departure

2 Aug 04, 2022 04:48 PM in English Premier League

Shock Club Admits Interest In Ronaldo

3 Aug 05, 2022 08:24 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar/Mbappe Watch

Chiefs Part Ways With Technical Team Member?

43 Aug 04, 2022 04:11 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Official: CT City Unveil 2022/23 Season Kit

9 Aug 01, 2022 01:29 PM in PSL

Official: 10 Of The Latest Confirmed Transfers

Aug 03, 2022 07:25 PM in World News

Benni Breaks His Silence On Blockbuster Move

14 Aug 01, 2022 07:34 AM in Players Abroad

Ten Hag Explains Benni Appointment

10 Aug 01, 2022 10:20 AM in English Premier League

Pirates Make Decision On One More?

3 Aug 01, 2022 11:01 AM in Orlando Pirates