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PSL: Orlando Pirates v Golden Arrows

Posted: 22 December 2013 Time: 14:59

Orlando Pirates kept up their winning momentum in the League with a 3-1 win over Golden Arrows at Orlando Stadium this afternoon.

Happy Jele got the opening goal of the match, before Gift Sithole equalised for the visitors two minutes later. Oupa Manyisa's brace, however, made sure of the much-needed points for Bucs.

Pirates took the lead in the 13th minute after some poor defending from Arrows. From a corner, Lucky Lekgwathi had a header on target saved by Ryan Harrison, but the keeper fumbled the ball and Jele hit home on the rebound.

Arrows immediately went in search of a reply, and were rewarded soon after, when Sithole headed home expertly from a corner kick.

The players and match officials took a water break midway through the first half owing to the soaring heat at Orlando Stadium on a typical summer afternoon. 

The interval proved consequential, as Pirates capitalised on Arrows' loss of concentration, when immediately from the restart Jele sent in a low cross which Manyisa slammed home from close range.

In the 52nd minute Sithole could have levelled for his side again, with another powerful header from a corner, but the ball was brilliantly parried over the bar by Meyiwa, who showed lightning quick reactions for the save.

Sifso Myeni was then denied a goal, after showing some wonderful footwork to lose his marker and releasing a snap shot inside the box, but Harrison made a good save from close range.

Then, deep into injury time, Daine Klate picked out Manyisa and, with Arrows defence all at sea, 'Ace' made it three with a simple finish.

The result takes Pirates to 11th on the log, while Arrows stay rooted to the bottom.

Full PSL table here

Livefyre comments on this story...

deleted_24758828_deleted_24758828_Super Champ ( As
posted: 2013-12-22 16:45:34

We can name a few more, FS Stars, Swallows and all Polokwane Teams.

Jay Bee
posted: 2013-12-22 16:55:15

In case you missed it idiot, the team on top is not waiting for you. You idiots started catching up since August 2012, how long kante before you idiots finally catch up? Lol.... lolest...lmao....lmfao...! Bunch of idiots.

CAF Champions league& Proudly CCC Silver Medalist
posted: 2013-12-22 16:56:20

3 by 3=9 points in 3 games in a row.

Dankie RDS!

6 by 3= 18 points remaining to catch up.

Bucs will have 32 points to lead the log, warm the seat Gay club.

samuelsentsho
posted: 2013-12-22 16:57:31

Well done Orlando Piratesfc ,go to enjoy festive season infill February 2014. I hope all backline sub component will be ready to serve I meant the likes of Mahamutsa,Sangwene and Zunga know that you are a king pole a the back.

CAF Champions league& Proudly CCC Silver Medalist
posted: 2013-12-22 17:03:12

Tactically, Bibo and Jali play central midfield role.

Ace is pushed forward behind Erasmus and we reaping the fruits.

Dankie RDS for new role on Manyisa. 3 goals in three games.

Thwala and Ngoma not Bucs material.

Makola, Gautrain and Masuku solely missed.

BUCSELONA
posted: 2013-12-22 17:13:08

Once nd alwys!!! 2014 here we come

Impofana
posted: 2013-12-22 17:25:55

Congratulations Mabhakaniya for consistently climbing the log and away from the bottom...we need competitors like you in this league.....and without you there wouldn't be us Makhosi, lets have safe festive season and come back with fresh and objective minds and tease each other without any malice and insults and show the way to the up-and-coming bloggers......well done guys

CAF Champions league& Proudly CCC Silver Medalist
posted: 2013-12-22 17:26:31

Happy holidays to all Bucs family.

What a year we had! Reaching a milestone again!

Three cup finals in 3 months in a row including 1 continental championship plus 2 plastic trophies.

Bucs is a big brand in Africa.

I wish all our players, technical team and management plus supporters a happy Christmas and prosperous new year.

Lets recharge batteries and bring Bucs phobia back.

We want them to hav headache and say we can't beat Esperance, TP Mazembe, Ahly and Zamalek.

We're proud to be Buccaneers and we know the reason why.

We lead and others follow.

Our brand is number one in Africa and with the youth players, die pope sal dance.

Halala...Buccaneer halala.....

Morena modimo Abe le lona Buccashushu!

Its a calling to be a Buccanner and its a religion!

From Cape to Cairo, mention Bucs name they will listen.

Up the Bucs!!!!!!!!!

Double_Champ
posted: 2013-12-22 17:44:18

Champions league silver medal 3 Silver Medails, #khosi4life


New age blogger
posted: 2013-12-22 17:52:12

 I'd like to apologize for my earlier comment, i was stupid and foolish to make such a comment. I deserve whatever critics or whatso-ever coming my way, i got carried away by momentum and acted like an idiot 

Tzozo (Rats are Double Trophyless)
posted: 2013-12-22 17:56:23

Champions league silver medal Stupid semi literate idiot. Hope you come back in JAnuary with a better command of the English lingo. What made you ditch your "Reclaiming the glory" silly name by the way ? just to replace it with an equally stupid name that only open the wounds of Chibuku FC fans. But you are too stupid to see that. Mpya ke wena.

MrTouch
posted: 2013-12-22 18:01:24

Shapaaaaaaaaaaaa Jujunation we are going to a break and we are coming back don't be too excited u at the top of the log. We are making a real comeback. And no one will stop us as we penetrate, ascending to the top.Try to stop us you will see a ghost during the day and at night. 

bucaneer 4 lyf
posted: 2013-12-22 18:17:22

We'll keep on fighting this relegation battle

deleted_22340795_deleted_22340795_Rolanzo
posted: 2013-12-22 18:18:11

Champions league silver medal U r the dumbest blogger ever....

Glamour Boy
posted: 2013-12-22 18:25:37

All of the best with your long walk to the top campaign Mabhakaniya, while we are busy with our operation Siyahlala la.

PhiweKhoza
posted: 2013-12-22 18:50:10

It is very stupid of you to count points from games not yet played considering your team's inconsistent form.

PhiweKhoza
posted: 2013-12-22 18:54:08

2012 and 2013 came nothing happened for Pirates. Hoping for a better tomorrow isn't a bad thing at all and it remains just that.

PhiweKhoza
posted: 2013-12-22 19:05:17

Winning nothing in all of that, you made history. A very bad one I must say. These holidays will afford you time to heal from wounds only associated with Desa. Hitherto that is all he will be remembered for. Failing AMAKAKANIYA. He must thank his stars because the toothless hasnt pulled a trigger on him.

Stukza101
posted: 2013-12-22 19:08:37

Manyisa my Iniesta.

bucs4PG
posted: 2013-12-22 19:26:22

Ds is d 1 stupid chimpazee I knw on earth

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