Two red cards, but Bucs drop the points

The Bucs played against Maritzburg United without a winner in the Absa Premiership at Orlando Stadium. The Buccaneers start this game with almost the same team as against Kaizer Chiefs. Only changes in the team were suspended Thembinkosi Lorch and Mthokozisi Dube, they were replaced by Gabadinho Mhango, Abel Mabaso.

Maritzburg United had three changes in the team. Their first goalkeeper Richard Ofori returned in the first eleven together with Jeremy Brockie, Daniel Morgan.

The Pirates almost have a dream start of the game. In the second minute, they have one great chance to score. Almost clear chance, but unfortunately until the end of the game we didn’t saw a goal from any side. After this game, if we look at the PSL log, Orlando Pirates are on the seventh position.

Bucs vs Maritzburg United highlights

At the end of the game, both teams were without one player. In this game, we can see two red cars. Maritzburg United is a team with a great form, but the Busch had a couple of great chances in the first fifteen minutes.


The first chance for Maritzburg United came after a half-hour of the game. A long shot from Dan Morgan found Rushine de Reuck. Unfortunately for Maritzburg United, he shoots with his head but this shot went over the crossbar.

On the half time score was still 0-0. Both sides have a chance, but still, no one didn’t score. In the second half, the Buccaneers have a lot of struggles. Because of that coach Rhulani make some changes in the team. Augustine Mulenga, Justin Shonga replaced Tshegofatso Mabasa, Dlamini.

Only ten minutes after this change Jale got a second yellow card. Because of that, he will miss the Soweto derby on Saturday. Luckily for Pirates, Maritzburg’s player got a red card too.

In the final ten minutes of the game Pirates thought that they score a goal. But the ball did not pass the line. Both teams had a lot of chances in this game. Unfortunately for Pirates, they again waste their points. Everyone could bet on Betway South Africa that they will have so many shoots, but without a goal.