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ABSA Premiership Round 7 & 8 – Orlando Pirates vs Golden Arrows

Date: 28 October 2015
 
Time: 19h30
 
Venue: Orlando Stadium
 
Orlando Pirates will be hoping to finally reverse their poor domestic front fortunes when they host in-form Golden Arrows at FNB Stadium later this evening.
 
 
ORLANDO PIRATES:
 
Averages per game for 2015-16 season:
 
Shots on goal: 14.17
 
Entries into final third: 69.75
 
Successful passes: 336.17
 
Possession: 52%
 
Tackles: 20.17
 
Recent results:
 
Orlando Pirates 2-0 Maritzburg United (Erasmus 25’ ; Makola 48’)
 
Orlando Pirates 0-1 Bidvest Wits
 
Orlando Pirates 2-1 University of Pretoria (Rakhale 38’ ; Gcaba 118’)
 
Key performers:
 
Defender (most tackles): Patrick Phungwayo, 6 tackles per game
 
Midfielder (most passes): Oupa Manyia, 57.86 passes per game
 
Forward/Striker (most shots): Kermit Erasmus, 2.45 shots per game
 
Top goal scorer (all competitions):
 
Mpho Makola (5)
 
Top assists (all competitions): 
 
Kermit Erasmus (5)
 
GOLDEN ARROWS:
 
Averages per game for 2015-16 season:
 
Shots on goal: 16.78
 
Entries into final third: 66.33
 
Successful passes: 259.67
 
Possession: 50%
 
Tackles: 23.78
 
Recent results:
 
SuperSport United 3-1 Golden Arrows (Katjiukua 90’)
 
SuperSport United 1-2 Golden Arrows (Mathiane 16’ ; Mahachi 43’)
 
Golden Arrows 0-0 Bloemfontein Celtic
 
Key performers:
 
Defender (most tackles): Nkanyiso Mngwengwe, 2.67 tackles per game
 
Midfielder (most passes): Nkanyiso Cele, 40 passes per game
 
Forward/Striker (most shots): Rodney Ramagalela, 3.43 shots per game
 
Top goal scorer (all competitions):
 
Rodney Ramagalela / Matome Mathiane / Kudakwashe Mahachi / Chris Katjiukua / Gladwin Shitolo (1)
 
Top assists (all competitions): 
 
Mabhuti Khenyeza (4)
 
 
Key Stats:
 
Despite dominating Abafana Bes'thende with most stats, the Buccaneers will have to be extra careful if they wish to come away with three points at home as Serame Letsoaka's troops hold the upper hand in terms of tackles( 23.78) and shots on goal (16.78).

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