Based on statistics from their matches over the years, Orlando Pirates enjoy an advantage over AmaZulu, going into their upcoming clash scheduled for the weekend.
The Buccaneers will be away to Usuthu in an Absa Premiership match at the King Zwelithini Stadium on Sunday. In their most recent match, Bucs drew 0-0 with SuperSport United on Wednesday evening, while AmaZulu’s most recent result was their 1-1 draw with Bloemfontein Celtic at the Dr Molemela Stadium last Sunday.
In head-to-head statistics between Pirates and AmaZulu, the Buccaneers have claimed 23 wins compared to Usuthu’s 10 from their 54 league matches in over three decades.
21 of the matches between two of the oldest teams in Mzansi have been draws. AmaZulu have won six from 27 of their home matches in the league against Pirates. Bucs have won eight matches against AmaZulu away from home.
The last 11 matches between AmaZulu and Pirates produced 15 goals.
Last five league matches:
Players to watch out for:
AmaZulu: Mhlengi Cele, Siyethemba Mnguni and Ovidy Karuru
Pirates: Thembinkosi Lorch, Musa Nyatama and Justin Shonga
In their first round league match, AmaZulu and Pirates drew 1-1 at the Orlando Stadium in December.