Prediction, preview, team news and more from Baroka vs Orlando Pirates
The South African Premier Soccer League is back in action this week with another round when Orlando Pirates takes on Baroka FC at Peter Mokaba Stadium on Wednesday. Both teams have been inconsistent in the last few weeks and need to strengthen themselves in this game.
The Orlando Pirates are in fourth place in the South African Premier Division and were well below their best performance this season. The Buccaneers suffered a shocking 1-0 loss to TS Galaxy in their previous game and will have to recover this week.
Baroka FC, on the other hand, are ninth in the table and have improved a bit in the last few weeks. The home side drew 0-0 with TTM last week and need to be at their best in this game.
Baroka FC versus Orlando Pirates head-to-head
Orlando Pirates have a mediocre record against Baroka FC and have won two games out of a total of nine games between the two teams. Baroka FC have never had a win against the Pirates and are set to claim their first win this week.
The last clash between these two teams last year ended in an entertaining 1-1 draw. Both teams missed a lot of opportunities that day and want to do a better job on Wednesday.
Baroka FC Form Guide in the South African Premier Soccer League: DWDLD
Orlando Pirates Form Guide in the South African Premier Soccer League: LWDWL
Also read: Serie A 2020/21: Top 10 players this season by rating
Baroka FC vs. Orlando Pirates Team News
Baroka has to win this game. Image source: Goal
Baroka currently has a full-fledged squad and must make the most of their resources to win this game. The home side is unlikely to make any drastic changes to their team for this game.