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MTN8 2018

Best & Worst: Pirates v SuperSport

Soccer Laduma selects the six best and four worst performers, following Orlando Pirates' loss to SuperSport United in the MTN8 on Saturday evening.

Tired of reading? Click through the gallery to see the best and worst performers on the night.

Dean Furman: 8/10
Furman was a live-wire for Matsatsantsa in midfield and netted a crucial goal. He ran tirelessly from box to box and confidently dispatched his spot-kick.
Augustine Mulenga: 7,5/10
Mulenga was outstanding as a focal point upfront for Pirates. He netted the opener in the first and was constant threat, but was unlucky to miss a penalty in extra time.
Evans Rusike: 7/10
Rusike was always a threat upfront for Matsatsantsa, as he set up SuperSport's opening goal before putting his side in the second half with a neat finish.
Ghampani Lungu: 6.5/10
Lungu, an attacker, was a makeshift right back for Matsatsantsa. He looked shaky in the opening stages but was a constant threat down the right flank.
Ronwen Williams: 7/10
Williams played a pivotal role in United going through to the semi-finals. He was helpless for Pirates' two goals but he showed his worth by saving Mulenga's penalty in extra-time and he also made a save in the shoot-out.
Xolani Mlambo: 6.5/10
Mlambo set the tempo for Pirates and was a mainstay in his central midfield role, while he also played a key role in Pirates' equaliser.
Diamond Thopola: 4/10
Thopola was lacklustre for Pirates at right back. He could not add numbers going forward and looked out of place.
Linda Mntambo: 4/10
Mntambo also looked lost. Maybe the coach played him too soon. He failed to connect with his new teammates.
Ben Motshwari: 5/10
Motshwari was dwarfed by the brilliance of Xolani Mlambo in midfield. He could not make his presence felt.
Vincent Pule: 5/10
Pule was on the ball quite a lot but was often let down by his final ball, while he also missed a big chance to win the game in the second game.


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