10 images that tell Bucs vs Downs story


KickOff.com looks over the best images from the Absa Premiership clash between Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns at Orlando Stadium on Wednesday night.

Pirates walked away 1-0 victors on the night as Gabadinho Mhango scored his seventh goal in four matches to take his season’s tally to 11 goals in 15 matches.

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Sundowns have now gone 180 minutes without scoring a league goal, having last scored in their 3-0 win over AmaZulu on January 4, while The Buccaneers managed their first clean sheet since a goalless draw against Maritzburg United back in November last year.

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It was also the hosts’ first time beating the Tshwane outfit in their own back yard since August 2011.

Meanwhile, the result means The Brazilians remain nine points adrift of log leaders Kaizer Chiefs, with 13 rounds of fixtures remaining in the season.

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But with all this said, the real story lies in the selection of images in the gallery above…