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Posted: 26 November 2014 Time: 21:21

Orlando Pirates could find no way past a resolute University of Pretoria as the clubs drew 0-0 at Tuks Stadium on Wednesday night.

It was Sammy Troughton and Seloatse Mosala's first game in charge of AmaTuks following long-serving coach Steve Barker's defection to AmaZulu at the weekend.

Pirates started the Absa Premiership tie brightly, as Sifiso Myeni cut in sharply off the right flank before drilling a left-footed shot straight at Washington Arubi, who made no mistake in the fourth minute.

Seven minutes later Bucs striker Lennox Bacela failed to steer a Daine Klate pass on target after taking up a great position in the box.

The visitors threatened again midway through the first stanza, but Thabo Rakhale ballooned his attempt over from close range after being superbly teed up by overlapping left-back Patrick Phungwayo.

Soon after Myeni fired an effort just over from range following good work down the left by Klate.

Tuks nearly stole ahead three minutes after the break, but striker Thabo Mnyamane was bravely foiled by the onrushing Brighton Mhlongo.

Buccaneers defender Ntsikelelo Nyauza showed intent with a marauding run in the 55th minute but his final shot was weak and easily gathered by Arubi.

The Sea Robbers pressed in the latter stages, as Mpho Makola, Issa Sarr and Man of the Match Oupa Manyisa had cracks on goal without success.

HOME: University of Pretoria

Coach: Sammy Troughton
Formation: four four two

AWAY: Orlando Pirates

Coach: Vladimir Vermezovic
Formation: four two three one

Livefyre comments on this story...

FKN Fearless
posted: 2014-11-27 06:21:57

TYEREECE MARCIO J WHAT-HAPPENED-LAST-SEASON FC

zebradoubblekick
posted: 2014-11-27 06:26:00

Ya soccer! Many pirates fans are heartbrocken, they were running naked after our draw as if they will win all their remaining games.

I told one of my coleagues yesterday that you need to celebrate our draw only if you are winning. And today he's hiding he doesn't want to see me but yesterday he was the first one to greet me, looooool.

Eish on the same note lats night game reminded me of rural soccer teams competing for a cow during festive season. The less said about the stadium and the crowd the better.

Lufunot
posted: 2014-11-27 06:42:22

zebradoubblekick  the were counting eggs as chickens not knowing that some of the eggs are rotten..

zebradoubblekick
posted: 2014-11-27 06:48:28

@Lufunot most pirates fans are a joke khosi, now they are hiding, wating for our loss or draw. I would love to see their comments.

zebradoubblekick
posted: 2014-11-27 06:49:12

Me too.

Lufunot
posted: 2014-11-27 06:52:58

zebradoubblekick  we will beat wits on the third then they will say we will loose on the 6th then we will beat them on the 6th then they will start supporting our opponents hoping they are the one to beat us..

zebradoubblekick
posted: 2014-11-27 07:03:08

True khosi you know they are our oppoent's cheerleaders.

Chief Murphy
posted: 2014-11-27 07:17:57

Not you. ..you're just a small kid

boss zonke IV
posted: 2014-11-27 08:04:08

Fela 15 skippers #boss zonke lol whu are u??... ur brothers were running naked here on tuesday,go and tell ur fellows that we are waitin for em,, even on de 6th they will hide again!! hai wat kind of rivarl is dis

Chucky10
posted: 2014-11-27 08:07:41

There we drop 2points again...eish. I wouldn't call a 9point lead a gap...since its only chimps who r @the top...we all know they'll choke, they know it 2...hehehe, interestin league ths is...

Buccelona
posted: 2014-11-27 08:30:04

I am starting to hate this VV thing. I just hope Pirates come and play in Durban so we can do what we did to Roger Disaster.

Mashesha
posted: 2014-11-27 08:36:01

Morning bloggerz......js waked up wondering hw grt it is 2 b a Khosi fan

#till i die#

ramonenyiwap
posted: 2014-11-27 09:03:42

VV must go. KBY

TikaTeka - 007
posted: 2014-11-27 09:09:59

Just did what?

simps4kaizer
posted: 2014-11-27 12:03:17

sbu17 hahahahahaha

simps4kaizer
posted: 2014-11-27 12:04:36

TYEREECE MARCIO J Extremewisdom lol imagine usindwa yimthwalo engaka nd udliwe

simps4kaizer
posted: 2014-11-27 12:19:26

CoreSee lol lol lol lol crazy brah

Socrati@KCExcel
posted: 2014-11-27 12:21:51

Habasofuthumale.

E3ol9-le2
posted: 2014-11-27 13:09:03

Spirit is back ***well done Bhakabhaka*** VV is the really coach for this team, please do not discard him!!!

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