South Africa will come to a stand still on Saturday when Kaizer Chiefs take on Orlando Pirates at the FNB Stadium. The Buccaneers have a score to settle after losing to Chiefs at the annual Carling Black Label Cup before the start of the 2017/18 Premier Soccer League season.
Amakhosi will be feeling confident coming into this derby on Saturday after a convincing 2 – 1 win over Mamelodi Sundowns on Tuesday. Pirates failed to collect three points when they were held to a 1 – 1 draw against Platinum Stars on Wednesday evening.
This derby has the potential to deliver the excitement their passionate supporters seek.
Kaizer Chiefs have had a topsy-turvy opening eight matches in the Absa Premiership, they’ve lost two, drawn three and won three.
Orlando Pirates are somewhat better than they were last season, they also hold the record of Head Coaches in the past decade, 12 to be precise. Pirates are above Kaizer Chiefs by a point on the PSL log, they’ve won four, drawn four and lost one.
Head to Head PSL:
Kaizer Chiefs vs Orlando Pirates – Played 20 Premier League Matches from 1996/97 to 2016/17
Kaizer Chiefs have won: 6
Orlando Pirates have won: 4