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Orlando Pirates’ fast start sinks Cape Town City

A dominant opening half noticed Orlando Pirates go into half-time with a 2-0 lead over Cape Town City of their DStv Premiership conflict on the Orlando Stadium on Tuesday, 9 February.

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And that’s the way in which the scoreline stayed till the ultimate whistle.

The Buccaneers opened the scoring within the first minute of the match when Deon Hotto raced onto a via ball into the realm and scored with a composed end.

The second objective arrived within the fifth minute when Vincent Pule tapped in a low cross from the left-side of the realm by Thembinkosi Lorch because the Citizens did not preserve their defensive form intact.

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The three factors moved Orlando Pirates into fourth place within the standings, whereas Cape Town City remained sixth.

ORLANDO PIRATES NEXT PLAY IN THE CAF CONFEDERATIONS CUP

Orlando Pirates will subsequent be in motion within the first leg of their CAF Confederations Cup match towards Botswana facet Jwaneng Galaxy on Sunday, 14 February at 15:00.

Cape Town City, in the meantime, will play SuperSport United within the DStv Premiership on Saturday, 13 February at 17:00.

In the DStv Premiership’s solely different match on Tuesday, Golden Arrows beat SuperSport United 2-1.

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TEAMS:

Orlando Pirates

Ofori, Jele, Hlatshwayo, Ndlovu, Mako, Motshwari, Monare, Makaringe, Pule, Hotto, Lorch

Substitutes: Mpontshane, Mundele, Dzvukamanja, Sesane, Tshobeni, Mntambo, Maela, Sam, Dlamini

Cape Town City

Leeuwenburgh, Martin, Fielies, Cupido, Mashego, Mokeke, Nodada, Mdantsane, Ralani, Lakay, Morris

Substitutes: Anderson, Mkhize, Roberts, Shonga, Makola, Zulu, Mobara, Potouridis

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