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SuperSport v Pirates In Numbers

Absa Premiership: SuperSport United vs. Orlando Pirates

Date: 5 April 2014

Time: 15h00

Venue: Lucas Moripe Stadium

Supersport United, having lost two home matches in a row, will hope for a better result when they host Orlando Pirates on Saturday afternoon at the Lucas Moripe Stadium.

As things stand just the three points separate fourth placed Pirates and eighth placed SuperSport on the PSL table.

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SUPERSPORT UNITED:

Averages per game for the season:

Shots on goal: 12.6

Entries into final third: 63.8

Successful passes: 313.7

Possession: 50.8%

Successful tackles: 24.6

Last three results:

SuperSport United 1-3 Maritzburg United (Grobler 8’)

SuperSport United 1-4 Etoile Du Sahel (Manyama 45’)

Moroka Swallows 0-1 SuperSport United (Phala 69’)

Key performers:

Defender: Bevan Fransman, 2.6 tackles per game

Midfielder: Thato Mokeke, 32.9 passes per game

Forward/Striker: Mame Niang 2.7 shots per game

Top goal scorer:

Mame Niang (7)

Top assists

Thuso Phala (7)

ORLANDO PIRATES:

Averages per game for the season:

Shots on goal:  17.2

Entries into final third:  71.2

Successful passes:  346.9

Possession: 52.3%

Successful tackles:  26.3

Last three results:

Orlando Pirates 0-1 Mpumalanga Black Aces

Orlando Pirates 1-0 Moroka Swallows (Segolela 12’)

Santos 0-2 Orlando Pirates (Bacela 29, Mahamutsa 65’)

Key performers:

Defender: Thabo Matlaba, 3.7 tackles per game 

Midfielder: Oupa Manyisa, 49.4 passes per game

Striker: Kermit Erasmus, 4.3 shots per game 

 

Top goal scorer:

Lennox Bacela (12)

Top assists:

Daine Klate (7)

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Key Stats:

While Pirates have seemingly struggled for goals this season, it is not for a lack of trying, and they average 17.2 shots at goal per game, compared to the 12.6 of their opponents. In fact statistically Pirates lead SuperSport in most areas, making more entries into final third, successful passes, having more possession and making more successful tackles. 

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