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Posted: 28 October 2009 Time: 21:41

AmaZulu consigned Orlando Pirates to their third consecutive League loss with a spirited performance at the Chatsworth Stadium on Wednesday.

The game ended 2-1, with goals from Bradley Ritson and Ayanda Dlamini for AmaZulu and Katlego Mashego for Pirates.

The first half was fairly evenly contested with both teams managing to find the back of the net, but the home side got the decisive goal in the final quarter through their industrious striker Dlamini.

Dlamini had a shot on target a few minutes into the game from a tight angle, but Moeneeb Josephs kept out the effort with a good show of agility. At the other end, Nicolas Gindre was a mere spectator when Andile Jali let rip with a well drilled drive from just outside the area, which flew narrowly past the target.

Ritson stunned the Pirates supporters when he got his name on the score-sheet for the first time this season in the 26th minute. The unmarked Ritson glanced a header past Josephs from a Marc van Heerden set-piece.

Pirates went in search of an equaliser with wingers Bennett Chenene and Dikgang Mabalane giving them much thrust. Five minutes before the interval Chenene lined up Katlego Mashego for a crack at the AmaZulu goals with a precision pass. Mashego responded by firing past Gindre with a well-placed shot.

Similar to the first half, Dlamini hit the side netting early in the second half, before Ritson almost doubled his tally, but his stinging low drive was deflected off target by Josephs' fingertips.

Mlungisi Mdluli had a stab at the AmaZulu goals, but lobbed wide with Gindre all at sea.

On 77 minutes Dlamini beat Josephs’ with a powerful shot from a tight angle, after taking Litha Ngxabi’s pass in his stride and surging passed Lucky Lekgwati.

Previous comments on this story...

posted: 09:46 pm
this is bad
this is pathetic
this is bullshit

what's wrong at pirates? this is worrying now. 3 games in a row. i am really scared. there won't be peace is we lose to KC.
posted: 09:47 pm
this is bull...

i really don't know what to say.
posted: 10:00 pm
Oh I am lovin it...
posted: 10:14 pm
cn we get the coments dey usd 2 dish out 5 games bec? futbal is round, natuluwayo o wateva u caling dem, r smiling wit their buy 1 get 1 free.. i hope u guys r reaping de quality dished out by ur quality players.
posted: 10:18 pm
Mabhaxwabhaxwa nxeseni 3 loss in a row! The worst thing is that the 4th loss is coming in three days time. KHOSI FOR LIFE siwuqedile umphapho ka-8million 'kwabanye'.
posted: 10:19 pm
Sori mhlongo
posted: 10:20 pm
i wonder what is it dat he sees in Mr Gumbi/ Mdluli which we dont c. What did Kamwendo do dat is unforgivable. We ar so predictable in our moves, our football is no longer flowing. Bibey Mutombo did d same thing at pirates n didnt last.At pirates we dont play lyk cowards defend all d tym...attack attack attack Krol must now watch out if lose against Chips im very much afraid!!!!!!!!!
posted: 10:21 pm
Crying....god wht happened to Mhlongo waz the shamefull with 2010 around the corner may god be with Njomane
posted: 10:24 pm
krol ur defenders are tired where are other players like makonese n mthombeni
posted: 10:25 pm
i dont know why Pierats fans & supporters are supprised about these loses 'coz its something new.

posted: 10:26 pm
Bucs will bounce back and beat KC on Saturday, watch!
posted: 10:26 pm
This is not acceptable to the ghost 3 loss in a row guys pull up ur socks the derby is around corner
posted: 10:27 pm
posted: 10:28 pm
Am talking about happy people (yeeh,yeeh),lol.shapa amazulu shapa!
posted: 10:34 pm
Eish my pirate!!!
posted: 10:34 pm
2 o p family,i like 2 say what happenned 2 benson heards the country.
posted: 10:35 pm
He...he..he pirates thatha leaque where z joseph?
Gucci Man
posted: 10:42 pm
"Fake Barcelona" ....this is the begining , he he Pirates this season will win the league, he he Pirates is unstoppable, he he Messi=Teko, I said this and will say it again

This team is cursed , you need to go to Durban for cleansing......
You guys will NEVER win significant throphy, you're just passengers in the PSL
posted: 10:44 pm
Hehehe!We r a team 2 beat dis season.Shapa Amazulu shapa.As 4 us Khosi family we r doing fine with our buy one and get one free.Continue with ur so called quality sides,while Amakhosi is getting 3 points wth their non quality squad.Re a ba dira ka Saturday,Shapa KHOSI Shapa.
Gucci Man
posted: 10:48 pm
I didn't expect the Pee-Rats that will be finished so early , you guys are so funny

when i think about this team I can't stop laughing when i think of their fans

Can't wait to read the comments of these soccer lovers j747,Bakajuju,Sabelo,Kali,King

Why not include the Khosi family (Sibusiso,Meshack,Brokefan,Thabang,all the Khosi family) in this topic

"Fake Barcelona"
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