Sundowns vs Pirates results after yesterday’s game certainly disappointed Mamelodi Sundowns who were hoping to win. It turned out that the experts’ analyses were correct. The day before the game, one could read that the Orlando Pirates were predicted to win. The game ended with a 1-0 result for the Pirates.
The Orlando Pirates opted for the same tactics as they did in the match against Polokwane City. That decision proved to be a winning combination as they defeated Mamelodi Sundowns. Unlike the Pirates, the Mamelodi Sundowns made one change. After the match against USM Alger, Sphelele Mkhulise played instead of suspended Themba Zwane.
Pirates team had a great chance to score at the beginning of the game after Motjeka Madisha lost the ball. However, Luvuyo Memela didn’t manage to come closer to the goal. Sundowns had a chance to score in the 16th minute. It happened when Gaston Sirino had a free-kick. But in the end, he failed because he hit a defenseman from an opposing team. The away team then went even further, hoping they would again get a chance to score. But several failures followed. One is the moment when the Pirates Sandilands goalkeeper dismissed Thapelo Morena.
Sundowns vs Pirates results
The Orlando Pirates team was later able to score and gain a great psychological advantage. Coach Josef Zinnbauer decided to make the changes after replacing Memela. Pitso Mosimane reacted only in the 66th minute when he introduced Phakamani Mahlambi instead of Mkhulise. Coach Mamelodi Sundowns hoped for the result 1: 1.
Mamelodi Sundowns nearly scored after Sirino tried to find his way to a goal from the right side. He managed to cross the line and hit the other side of the tripod. Lebohang Maboe is another player who failed to take the opportunity to score. The last opportunity to equalize for the Sundowns was in the last three minutes. The Pirates improved their soccer 10 predictions after the game. The Mamelodi Sundowns may have weakened their position, but it certainly won’t hurt their position on betway sport.