Kaizer Chiefs 1-2 Orlando Pirates: Player Ratings

Orlando Pirates continued their current dominance over Kaizer Chiefs with a 2-1 victory within the Telkom Knockout semi-finals on the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday.

It was extra agony for Chiefs followers, who are actually winless in 11 matches towards their bitter rivals, a Soweto Derby report.

On this characteristic, ESPN charges the efficiency of the gamers on both aspect.

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7 – Itumeleng Khune: Was not at fault for both aim and made a number of good saves. Seemed assured beneath the excessive ball.

5 – Rama Mphahlele: Failed to have a lot of an impression going ahead and was sloppy in possession on a number of events.

6 – Godfrey Walusimbi: Seemed sturdy defensively however provided nothing going ahead. Confirmed good positional consciousness.

four – Mario Booysen: Was at fault for the primary Pirates aim as he missed the lengthy kick from keeper Jackson Mabokgwane that allowed Vincent Pule to race clear and cross for Thembinkosi Lorch’s aim.

Additionally missed a wonderful headed likelihood late on that may have levelled the sport.

four – Siyabonga Ngezana: Was most likely at fault for the second Pirates aim as he confirmed sluggish reactions and was then lucky not to obtain a pink card for a blatant elbow on Justin Shonga.

5 – Willard Katsande: Pirates won the midfield battle and that ought to have been Katsande’s space to shine.

5 – Lebo Manyama: His first sport again after an elbow fracture, and it confirmed with some sloppy play. Failed to discover his passing vary and gave away low cost possession.

6 – George Maluleka: Most likely didn’t see sufficient of him within the sport however when on the ball he regarded his traditional achieved self.

6 – Leonardo Castro: Took his aim very nicely with a typical poacher’s effort within the six-yard field. Had a number of different half-chances however failed to impose himself on the Pirates defence.

6 – Dumisani Zuma: Confirmed a number of bursts of tempo, however that was all. To be honest, his teammates did not deliver him into the sport sufficient.

7 – Khama Billiat: As traditional the standout participant for Chiefs, however the easy reality is he doesn’t have sufficient high quality round him. Billiat on this Pirates aspect could be a unique beast.

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6 – Bernard Parker: The ahead changed Manyama within the second interval, however couldn’t alter the course of the sport.

Kabelo Mahlasela and Adriamirado ‘Dax’ Adrianarimanana weren’t on lengthy sufficient to earn a ranking.

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5 – Jackson Mabokgwane: Offered the lengthy go that resulted within the Pirates aim however then was hesitant for the Chiefs equaliser as he failed to learn the play.

Seemed horrible beneath the excessive ball and spilled lots, however Chiefs weren’t sharp sufficient to capitalize.

5 – Joyful Jele: Was partly at fault for the Chiefs aim as he allowed the ball to bounce within the penalty space after which hesitated as he anticipated Mabokgwane to gather.

He additionally appeared to bundle Manyama over within the field however nothing was given.

7 – Marshall Munetsi: Such a very good defender, sturdy and with an distinctive work price.

6 – Asavela Mbekile: Did his job, however provided little going ahead.

6 – Harmless Maela: He tried to enterprise ahead and regarded harmful occasionally.

6 – Musa Nyatama: Labored laborious in the midst of the park and won the battle with Katsande.

7 – Xola Mlambo: Was his traditional tidy self in possession and made some wonderful passes. Was clearly focused by the Chiefs gamers.

eight – Vincent Pule: The star of the present, he arrange quite a few alternatives and Chiefs merely couldn’t deal with his high quality on the ball. Man of the Match.

7 – Thembinkosi Lorch: Took his aim brilliantly and linked up nicely with Pule all through. Laid on a number of possibilities himself.

6 – Justin Shonga: Was quiet till the ultimate 5 minutes when he scored a fantastic aim after which nearly curled in one other. He had been nameless for the primary 85 minutes.

6 – Thabiso Kutumela: Labored laborious however by no means actually regarded like a risk to Chiefs.

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6 – Augustine Mulenga: Had some neat touches after approaching for Kutumela.

Mpho Makola and Caio Marcelo weren’t on lengthy sufficient to earn a ranking.



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