In the South African Nedbank Cup final, Orlando Pirates and Sekhukhune United will face off at the Loftus Versfield Stadium.
With a 2-1 overtime victory over city rivals Kaizer Chiefs in a Soweto derby semifinal, Pirates secured their place in the main event. Sandile Mthethwa scored the game-winning goal in the 114th minute, forcing extra time with goals from Kermit Erasmus and Yusuf Maart in each half.
Sekhukhune, in the mean time, won with a 4-3 triumph over Stellenbosch on punishments in the last four. After 120 minutes, neither team could break away from a goalless draw, necessitating a penalty shootout.
Orlando Pirates enter the match having defeated Amazulu 4-0 at home in the South African Premier League. The Buccaneers scored four goals from four different players, and Kebelo Dlamini came off the bench with 10 minutes left to complete the victory.
On their own turf, Sekhukhune defeated Supersport United by a narrow margin of 1-0. Edwin Gyimah’s nineteenth-moment strike ended up being the contrast between the different sides.
Orlando Pirates vs Sekhukhune United Match Details :
- Orlando Pirates – Sekhukhune United
- South African Cup South Africa
- Date – 27/05/2023
- Starting time – 16:00 UTC
Orlando Pirates vs Sekhukhune United Prediction :
Orlando Pirates, based in Soweto, are the best team in South African football and will be looking to extend their 12-game winning streak. After defeating their enduring rivals in the semifinal, they are in good spirits heading into the Nedbank Cup final. Their confidence will also grow after their straightforward league victory this past weekend.
Sekhukhune United, on the other hand, is the underdog going into the game and has nothing to lose as they try to win their first major trophy.
We are backing Orlando Pirates to keep a clean sheet and win by a small margin.
Prediction: Orlando Pirates 1-0 Sekhukhune United
Orlando Pirates vs Sekhukhune United Head to Head :
Orlando Privateers have won two and lost one of their last four games against Sekhukhune Joined together. Their latest gathering came a fortnight back when they couldn’t be isolated in a 1-1 impasse in association activity. The Orlando Pirates want to win the Nedbank Cup for the ninth time.
In all competitions, Sekhukhune has scored fewer than three goals in each of his last six games. Orlando Privateers are presently on a 12-game unbeaten streak in all contests, winning 10 matches in this grouping.
Orlando Pirates vs Sekhukhune United Team News :
The Pirates were fabulous in the fair closed season, completing behind Mamelodi Nightfalls after their unfortunate beginning. Orlando will play in the CAF Champions Association next season following four years without cooperation. The Marauders head here in the wake of taking out Kaizer Bosses in an exhilarating (1-2) away win. The Buccaneers are the favorite here because they are one of the league’s best attacking teams and have scored 39 times.
The Babina Noko side have lost once over their last twenty games and head here subsequent to taking out Stellenbosch in the quarterfinals. Sekhukhune Joined had the fifth-best guard in the equitable closed season, completing seventh on the log after their last-day triumph over Supersport Joined together. The Buccaneers will be the real test for Sekhukhune United, who have been fortunate with their matches in this competition.
Orlando Pirates vs Sekhukhune United Betting Tips :
- In 15 of its last 16 away games, Sekhukhune United has scored less than 1.5 goals.
- Sekhukhune Joined has scored under 1.5 objectives in 9 of the last 10 games.
- There have been under 2.5 objectives scored in 10 of the last 11 Sekhukhune Joined away games.
- There have been under 2.5 objectives scored in 13 of the last 14 Sekhukhune Joined games.
- In its last nine home games, Orlando Pirates FC has scored eight times.
- In their last 12 games, Orlando Pirates FC has scored.
Orlando Pirates vs Sekhukhune United Lineups :
Lineups of this match are not available yet. SUF will update soon.
Orlando Pirates vs Sekhukhune United Where To Watch :
|United States||Fox Soccer Plus, ViX|
|France||Molotov, Free, L’Equipe, L’Equipe Web|
|Nepal||SONY TEN 3 HD, Sony LIV, SONY TEN 3|
|India||JioTV, SONY TEN 3 HD, SONY TEN 3, Sony LIV|
|Sri Lanka||Sony LIV, SONY TEN 3, SONY TEN 3 HD|