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Orlando Pirates face off against Cape Town Spurs in Carling knockout Cup

High-flying Orlando Pirates face struggling Cape Town Spurs in Carling Knockout Cup

Orlando Pirates, fresh off their victory in the MTN 8 trophy, will come into the match with a lot of confidence.

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Orlando Pirates face off against Cape Town Spurs in Carling knockout Cup

Orlando Pirates have been in fine form recently, and they will be looking to continue their positive performances in their pursuit of another trophy to add to their cabinet. They will be looking to maintain their winning streak and showcase their skill on the pitch when they take on Cape Town Spurs.

Orlando Pirates have the upper hand coming into this match

Orlando Pirates will enter this match as the clear favorites, carrying the weight of high expectations on their shoulders.

After their recent MTN 8 victory, the team’s confidence is soaring, and they are expected to maintain their winning momentum which whilst being tagged as the favorites also adds a certain level of pressure to perform.

On the other hand, Cape Town Spurs have had a disastrous start to the season. Currently, they have not picked up a single point in the eight games they have played in the DStv Premiership. 

This poor form has put them at the bottom of the league table. 

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Despite the odds being against them, the team will be desperately looking to turn their fortunes around and secure a positive result in this match. 

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With Sean Connor appointed as the temporary head coach of Cape Town Spurs and Vasilis Manousakis as his assistant, they are aiming for a turnaround in performances.

“We are working very hard, knowing very well our situation (poor results in the league),” said Cape Town Spurs assistant coach Vasilis Manousakis as quoted by The Citizens.

“The important thing is to make sure that we get things right in the league and also to do well in cup competitions. We know the kind of game we will be facing against Pirates, especially at their home. So, we are just going out there to make sure that we give our best,” he added.

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This determination and dedication to succeed after a disappointing start shows that they are ready to fight for a much-needed victory.

The match will be a test of resilience and determination for both teams. Orlando Pirates will be seeking to extend their winning streak and continue their impressive form, while Cape Town Spurs will be fighting to turn their season around. 

The outcome of this match could serve as a turning point for Cape Town Spurs, boosting their confidence and motivating them to improve their performance in the league.

The round of 16 match between Orlando Pirates and Cape Town Spurs will take place at the Orlando Stadium. Kick-off is scheduled for 19:30