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Absa Premiership Round 4 – Orlando Pirates vs Mpumalanga Black Aces
 
Date: 18 September 2015
 
Time: 19:30
 
Venue: Orlando Stadium
 
Orlando Pirates welcome the in-form Mpumalanga Black Aces to the Orlando Stadium as they aim pick up their second win of the Absa Premiership campaign. The Buccaneers are a wounded side after suffering a 4-1 thrashing at the hands of Zamalek in their final CAF Confederation Cup group encounter. AmaZayoni on the other hand, who are one of only three teams to lose a match in the league so far, could return to the summit of the PSL if they claim a win against Eric Tinkler’s side.
 
 
ORLANDO PIRATES:
 
Averages per game for 2015-16 season:
 
Shots on goal: 15.17
 
Entries into final third: 72.5
 
Successful passes: 356.83
 
Possession: 52%
 
Tackles: 22.17
 
Recent results:
 
Zamalek 4-1 Orlando Pirates (Manyisa 32’)
 
Bloemfontein Celtic 1-0 Orlando Pirates
 
Orlando Pirates 2-0 AC Leopards (Makola 33’ ; Manyisa 87’)
 
Key performers:
 
Defender (most tackles): Patrick Phungwayo, 6 tackles per game
 
Midfielder (most passes): Oupa Manyia, 58.83 passes per game
 
Forward/Striker (most shots): Kermit Erasmus, 3.8 shots per game
 
Top goal scorer (all competitions):
 
Mpho Makola (3)
 
Top assists (all competitions): 
 
Kermit Erasmus (3)
 
MPUMALANGA BLACK ACES:
 
Averages per game for 2015-16 season:
 
Shots on goal: 7.67
 
Entries into final third: 55.67
 
Successful passes: 242.33
 
Possession: 51%
 
Tackles: 22
 
Recent results:
 
Mpumalanga Black Aces 1-0 Mamelodi Sundowns (Ngalo 37’)
 
Mpumalanga Black Aces 1-1 SuperSport United (Ngoma 36’)
 
Free State Stars 0-1 Mpumalanga Black Aces (Jayiya 24’)
 
Key performers:
 
Defender (most tackles): Lehlohonolo Nonyane, 1.33 tackles per game
 
Midfielder (most passes): Eddie Ngalo, 34.67 passes per game
 
Forward/Striker (most shots): Collins Mbesuma, 1 shot per game
 
Top goal scorer (all competitions):
 
Aubrey Ngoma / Eddie Ngalo / Bhongolethu Jayiya (1)
 
Top assists (all competitions): 
 
Betheul Tukane (2)
 
 
Key Stats:
 
Despite claiming only a single victory in the league so far, Orlando Pirates holds the aces in terms of stats over their opponents.

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