Pirates Snatch A Last-Minute Win Over Leopards

Photo: Black Leopards playing Orlando Pirates at the Thohoyandou Stadium on Sunday 16 February 2020. Picture by Twitter / Black Leopards

Thabiso Mokoena’s 90th Minute Blunder Helped Pirates Snatch A Win

In a highly contested match, Orlando Pirates snatched a last-minute win over Black Leopards in a fully packed Thohoyandou Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Black Leopards’ Thabiso Mokoena’s own goal at the 91st minute helped the Buccaneers secure a much needed three points to keep them on the PSL title chase race.

Pirates is now 6 points behind the log leader Kaizer Chiefs who got a halt over the weekend. The Glamour Boys played a 2:1 defeat against the Eric Tinkler’ side Maritzburg United.

Starting XI, Black Leopards VS Orlando Pirates

Leopards: 32. Muleka, 6. Mudau, 13. Zulu, 29. Masia, 8. Matlaba, 2. Gyimah, 5. Abubakar, 15. Bereng, 20. Ngele, 12. Kapinga, 11. Musonda.

Subs: Maduwa, 3. Ndou, 19. Mncwango, 25. Mokoena, 7. Ndlovu, 27. Ng’ambi, 4. Khutlang.

Pirates: 30. Sandilands, 34. Monyane, 23. Maela, 4. Jele, 2. Nyauza, 32. Mntambo, 3. Lorch, 8. Ndlovu, 7. Mhango, 11. Memela, 45. Pule.

Subs: 1. Delle, 27. Ndengane, 29. Mako, 18. Dlamini, 25. Lepasa, 17. Mulenga, 26. Muwowo.

Full-Time Score

Black Leopards 0:1 Orlando Pirates. (Thabiso Gordon Mokoena 90+1 (OG))