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Absa Premiership

Teams: Platinum Stars v Orlando Pirates

Date: 14 February 2015

Time: 15h30

Venue: Royal Bafokeng Stadium

Platinum Stars and Orlando Pirates are set to lock horns in an Absa Premiership clash at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Dikwena come into this clash on the back of a 1-1 draw with Mpumalanga Black Aces, while Pirates came from behind to defeat AmaZulu 2-1.

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Platinum Stars:

Averages per game for 2014-15 season:

Shots on goal: 11

Entries into final third: 67.3

Successful passes: 250.3

Possession: 42.5%

Tackles: 29.3

Recent results:

Platinum Stars 1-1 Mpumalanga Black Aces (Makudubela 45+1)

Free State Stars 3-1 Platinum Stars (Ng’ambi 52’)

Platinum Stars 0-0 Chippa United

Key performers:

Defender (most tackles): Luvolwethu Mpeta, 4 tackles per game

Midfielder (most passes): Sibusiso Msomi, 38 passes per game

Forward/Striker (most shots): Ndumiso Mabena, 2 shots per game

Top goal scorer (all competitions):

Ndumiso Mabena (7) (6 PSL) (1 MTN 8)

Top assists (all competitions):

Mduduzi Nyanda (3) (2 PSL) (1 MTN 8)

Orlando Pirates:

Averages per game for 2014-15 season:

Shots on goal: 15.32

Entries into final third: 68.54

Successful passes: 372.45

Possession: 55%

Tackles: 23.10

Recent results:

AmaZulu 1-2 Orlando Pirates (Majoro 70 ; Erasmus 90+1’)

Orlando Pirates 2-1 Bloemfontein Celtic (Majoro 14’ ; Fransman Own Goal 68’)

Moroka Swallows 1-1 Orlando Pirates (Majoro 77’)

Key performers:

Defender (most tackles): Patrick Phungwayo, 2.90 tackles per game

Midfielder (most passes): Oupa Manyisa, 51.5 passes per game

Forward/Striker (most shots): Kermit Erasmus, 2.53 shots per game

Top goal scorer (all competitions):

Lehlohonolo Majoro (10) (7 PSL) (1 TKO) (2 MTN 8)

Top assists (all competitions):

Kermit Erasmus (7) (6 PSL) (1 TKO)

Key Stats:

Allan Freese will be hoping former Pirates striker, Ndumiso Mabena, can add to his six league goals, while Eric Tinkler's men will most certainly be relying on Lehlohonolo Majoro, the former Kaizer Chiefs forward has bagged seven goals in the campaign so far.

 

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