Orlando Pirates name starting XI for TS Galaxy Showdown


TS Galaxy welcomes Orlando Pirates to the DStv Premiership this afternoon and below is the line-up of both teams.

Both TS Galaxy and Orlando Pirates will be desperate for three points amid their DStv Premiership ambitions when they clash at Mbombela Stadium this afternoon.

Galaxy will be desperate to catapult itself into the top eight, while the Buccaneers’ win over runner-up AmaZulu during their midweek encounter completely changed the complexion of the top three race.

Orlando Pirates are tied with the third-placed Golden Arrows, while AmaZulu is four points ahead. Josef Zinnbauer’s team, however, has a game in hand.

TS Galaxy vs. Orlando Pirates: Starting Lineups

Ts galaxy XI: Waiting

Orlando Pirates XI: Mpontshane, Nyauza, Mako, Maela, Jooste, Zungu, Mabaso, Monare, Pule, Mhango, Dlamini

Subs: Sandilands, Elephant, Sam, Jail, Makaringe, Mntambo, Lorch, Dzuvkamanja, Hotto

We come there – Josef Zinnbauer

“We know that we are now getting closer to the good places that we want at the end of the season. It is coming. We know that. “That said the head coach of the Orlando Pirates, Josef Zinnbauer.

“And before the game [Against AmaZulu on Thursday evening] I said, “Performance isn’t that important today.” We had a big game against Raja Casablanca three days ago and some players were out of shape after 60 or 70 minutes. You could see it. The schedule was tough.

“And that was why I said to the players, ‘Go out and fight for the three points,’ fight for the Orlando Pirates fans and fight for your club. ‘ And they did very well and I think we deserved to win the game. We were in the lead for most of the game. And we played forward, did our best and won. “

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TS Galaxy vs Orlando Pirates: Kick-off time and streaming information

The action at Mbombela Stadium starts at 3:00 p.m. this afternoon. The game will be streamed live on Supersport PSL, while it will be broadcast live on this website 30 minutes before kick-off.

Today’s DStv Premiership battle between TS Galaxy and Orlando Pirates can also be streamed live via Multichoice’s DStv Now streaming platform (subscription required).


Janet Smith