Hard defeat against Bidvest Wits in the game full of goals brought Orlando Pirates back down to earth. Great win in the last game against Chippa United, but this week’s situation is a little bit different. They didn’t show much at the end of the game, PSL results show defeat.
After the last match, Mabasa retained his spot in the squad in the Pirates, while Joris Delle has seemingly become the club’s first goalkeeper. The final score in this game was 4-3 for Bidvest Wits. This win leads them to the second position on the table. Almost a perfect score in the last five matches with only one defeat. This score put them in the second position with only one point behind the first place on the table.
Thriller match for Bidvest Wits win
The Clever Boys got a perfect start in the game after just two minutes of the game. Deon Hotto scores the first goal. The Buccaneers want to have an immediate response. They went close in the 12 minutes, but Brandon Petersen saved this goal. Only a minute later one ball headed over the crossbar.
Later in the match, possession of the ball was on the side of Orlando Pirates. Eventually, Pirates’ dominance paid off, Mabasa netted his third goal of the season. The great goal with a stunning volley into the top corner.
Wits goalkeeper gets injured in the first half. In the second half, he was replaced with former Pirates goalkeeper Brighton Mhlongo. The second half start in the same way as the previous one. Wits restored their lead only five minutes since the second half started.
This lead didn’t last long, a six-minute later Pirates were back on level terms. In a short time, Wits are again in the lead. Cole Alexander sent a fine volley into the bottom corner from around 20-yards.
In the 81 minutes, the Clever Boys got the two-goal cushion. The Buccaneers try to push up, but they only score one goal. This was enough for the Wits to won in this game. The final score was 4-3 for Wits. After this match Wits are in the second position with only one point behind the first place. While Orlando Pirates are on the tenth position with five points behind the top place on the table. More information about these two teams you can find on Soccer10.