Starting XI: Pirates v Arrows

Orlando Pirates
Orlando Pirates

Orlando Pirates will be motivated to end their losing streak when they host Golden Arrows in the DStv Premiership on Saturday afternoon.

DStv Premiership

Teams : Orlando Pirates v Golden Arrows

Date: 14 January 2023

Venue: Orlando Stadium

Pirates suffered back-to-back defeats after letting their lead slip to lose 2-1 to Cape Town City last weekend.

The Buccaneers' loss against City extended their losing streak in the league to three matches, as they dropped down to ninth on the table.

Arrows, meanwhile, come to the game in a better mood after they got back to winning ways by beating SuperSport United 2-1 last weekend.

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Abafana Bes'thende find themselves in seventh on the standings, with the same number of points as three other teams, including Pirates but have a superior goal difference.

Arrows will be without Siyabonga Khumalo due to suspension after he was sent off in the tail end of the loss to Kaizer Chiefs.

The Buccaneers won the first round meeting 2-0 in Durban courtesy of a brace by Monnapule Saleng, with both goals assisted by Kermit Erasmus.

Here's how they line up:

Orlando Pirates: 34. Chaine, 26. Shandu, 27. Xoki, 5. Sibisi, 23. Maela, 4. Timm, 16. Monare, 18. Dlamini, 7. Hotto, 14. Saleng, 95. Erasmus

Subs: 40. Mpontshane, Mabena, 45. Pule, 27. Dzvukamanja, 30. Martin, 29. Mako, 17. Makgopa, 15. Ndlondlo, 6. Motshwari.

Golden Arrows: 36. Mlungwana, 22. Hlatshwayo, 3. Lunga, 27. Nxadi, 37. Ndlovu, 11. Sibiya, 23. Dube, 24. Dlamini, 13. Mmodi, 8. Makhubela, 18. Mutizwa

Subs: 28. Mbatha, 5. Shitolo, 35. Mantshiyane, 26. Magubane, 2. Gumbi, 25. Nkosi, 9. Moon, 12. Ndwandwe

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