On Sunday afternoon we can see the game between Orlando Pirates and Bidvest Wits. The game where the Bucs were defeated after penalties.
Bidvest Wits had a better start of this game, they only need four minutes for a first chance. Eva Nga tries to score but he didn’t manage to score. In the 12th minute of the game, the Bucs were forced to make a substitution because of the injury of Mabaso.
The first goal came in the 28th minute for Wits after Eva Nga scored from the penalty spot. Fortune Makaringe was guilty of this penalty. Pirates try to equalize, but the Clever Boys scored another goal just before a half-time.
After half-time, we can see some changed in the Pirates lines. Josef put Kabelo Dlamini in the game, instead of the Ndlovu.
Finally, in the 69th minute, Thembinkosi Lorch sends a ball in the far corner. After 15 minutes we can see another goal, Happy Jele was a scorer who sends this game in the extra time.
In the extra time, we can see Wits who stayed without one man, after Pelembe received a second yellow card. After all this, in the 105th minute, Pirates were awarded with a penalty. But this wasn’t enough for the victory in this game.
At the end of the extra time Wits scored their third goal. Which lead them to the penalties. After penalties Wits won in this game, which leads the team to the next phase of the Nedbank Cup.
Bucs coach speaks about his team
Orlando Pirates coach wasn’t happy after the game where his team was dumped out of the Nedbank Cup. Specifically when his team came back after they were losing 2-0. At one point in the game, they were in the lead.
As he said after the game, he is not happy. They have a big chance, it’s not an easy job to come back after you lose. Usually, teams will win in a game like this, but this didn’t happen this time.
He knows that they have a lot of things to fix in the team. He is not for so long in this position, but, until now he did a lot of good things in the team. In the future, we can only see better Supabets results.