Possible nail-biting contest in SuperSport United - Orlando Pirates game

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Competition: South Africa Premier League
Competition: Wed 24.February
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)
Venue: Lucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium (51762 seats)

The SuperSport United & Orlando Pirates managers K. Tembo and J. Zinnbauer are both dreading and looking forward to this decisive game in the upper regions of the Premier League league table.

Insights:
  • SuperSport United has the most scored goals in the second half (16) in Premier League
  • Orlando Pirates have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

It's no vacation for neither SuperSport nor Orlando Pirates as both were in action only a few days ago. Expect some tired legs on the pitch and/or possibly some changes to the lineups.

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SuperSport United form and stats

19 points is a decent return from 9 Premier League games here at Lucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium for SuperSport United. The data says 5 wins, 4 draws and 0 losses.

SuperSport United are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 13 goals in 9 games. SuperSport are not conceding a lot of goals here at Lucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 7 from 9 matches.

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Orlando Pirates form and stats

3 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses. That’s the product of Orlando Pirates playing as the away team in the Premier League this season.

There might be some complaints about the fixture list from the Orlando Pirates manager J. Zinnbauer as the team has another away game coming up in only three days, this time against Maritzburg United.

The visiting Orlando have scored more than one goal per away game in the league so far. The grand total is 8 goals from 8 games. As opposed to that, Orlando Pirates have seen the ball go into their own net 8 times on the road. It's worth mentioning that 4 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

This is not the first time this season these parties meet, as the history books show this recent fixture: Orlando Pirates - SuperSport 2-1. As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's four SuperSport victories, three draws and three Orlando Pirates wins. Over/under statistics; six of these games ended with three goals or more, four matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

SuperSport UnitedB. Grobler
B. Grobler
13 goals
SuperSport UnitedT. Gabuza
T. Gabuza
6 goals

SuperSport United missing players

Orlando Pirates missing players

SuperSport United Orlando Pirates
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
17 9 2 Played P 2 8 17
9 5 0 Won W 0 3 7
5 4 2 Drew D 0 2 7
3 0 0 Lost L 2 3 3
27 13 1 Scored S 0 8 19
17 7 1 Conceded C 3 8 14
94% 89% 50% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 94%
88% 78% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 62% 71%
59% 44% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 25% 24%
18% 11% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 12% 6%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
71% 67% 50% BTTS BTTS 0% 25% 47%
29% 33% 50% Clean Sheets C S 0% 38% 35%
6% 11% 50% Failed to Score F T 100% 38% 24%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.1 1.3 1.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 2 2.1
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
6.3 6.3 4.5 Shots (avg) S ( 6 8.7 8.8
3.8 3.6 2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2 2.7 2.8
43% 40% 25% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 38% 39%
Key stats in Premier League this season:
  • Orlando Pirates have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Orlando Pirates haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • SuperSport United has the fewest matches under the total-line (1) in Premier League
  • SuperSport United has the most scored goals in the second half (16) in Premier League
  • SuperSport United have not yet lost a game at home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Mamelodi Sundowns 16 10 6 0 26 7 9 6 3 0 15 4 7 4 3 0 11 3 19 36
2 SuperSport United 17 9 5 3 27 17 9 5 4 0 13 7 8 4 1 3 14 10 10 32
3 Moroka Swallows 16 7 9 0 19 10 7 4 3 0 8 3 9 3 6 0 11 7 9 30
4 Golden Arrows 15 7 7 1 23 14 8 5 3 0 13 6 7 2 4 1 10 8 9 28
5 Orlando Pirates 17 7 7 3 19 14 9 4 5 0 11 6 8 3 2 3 8 8 5 28
6 AmaZulu 17 6 7 4 23 19 9 4 3 2 13 10 8 2 4 2 10 9 4 25
7 Cape Town City 17 6 6 5 28 26 8 3 3 2 16 14 9 3 3 3 12 12 2 24
8 Baroka 17 5 5 7 19 25 9 3 2 4 9 13 8 2 3 3 10 12 -6 20
9 Kaizer Chiefs 17 4 7 6 17 20 9 1 5 3 9 12 8 3 2 3 8 8 -3 19
10 Bloemfontein Celtic 16 4 6 6 18 20 9 4 4 1 10 6 7 0 2 5 8 14 -2 18
11 TS Galaxy 15 3 7 5 15 16 6 1 2 3 4 8 9 2 5 2 11 8 -1 16
12 Chippa United 16 3 6 7 16 20 4 1 2 1 5 4 12 2 4 6 11 16 -4 15
13 Stellenbosch 16 3 6 7 16 21 8 2 3 3 10 10 8 1 3 4 6 11 -5 15
14 Tshakhuma 16 3 6 7 9 20 8 2 3 3 6 11 8 1 3 4 3 9 -11 15
15 Maritzburg United 15 2 3 10 11 22 8 1 2 5 6 12 7 1 1 5 5 10 -11 9
16 Black Leopards 15 2 3 10 11 26 9 2 1 6 7 16 6 0 2 4 4 10 -15 9