Which Bucs players staked their claim?

Orlando Pirates may have ended up on the losing side in their Telkom Knockout quarterfinal Soweto Derby, but KickOff.com looks at who their top performers were on the day.

Pirates put out an encouraging display at Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday as they fought for over 70 minutes with one man down against Kaizer Chiefs.

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Coach Rhulani Mokwena likened the team’s performance to the world-famous Mona Lisa artwork painted by Leonardo Da Vinci, while likening himself to Pablo Picasso.

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But in terms of individual contributions, several players could be credited for the spirited display by The Buccaneers that saw them nearly pip their arch rivals.

Scroll through the gallery above to see who had the greatest impact and in which areas…

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