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Thembinkosi Lorch is expected to return for Orlando Pirates against TS Galaxy on Saturday. Image: iDiskiTimes / Twitter

Pirates in action: Lorch, Villa, Parker – 5 Saturday expectations

Many eyes will set on Soweto on Saturday. DStv Premiership giants Orlando Pirates take on TS Galaxy. Here’s what we expect.

Orlando Pirates PSL

Thembinkosi Lorch is expected to return for Orlando Pirates against TS Galaxy on Saturday. Image: iDiskiTimes / Twitter

The mighty Orlando Pirates are wounded after Maritzburg United grabbed a late winner in Harry Gwala last weekend, up next is TS Galaxy’s visit in Soweto.

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DSTV PREMIERSHIP: ORLANDO PIRATES VS TS GALAXY

After three wins, two draws, and two defeats, Jose Riveiro’s Sea Robbers are placed in fourth place ahead of facing The Rockets.

The visitors from Mpumalanga, placed sixth, have two victories, three draws, and one defeat from six games – including a superb win at the champions Mamelodi Sundowns in August.

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FIVE THINGS WE EXPECT 

  1. Bucs will welcome back midfield kingpin Goodman Mosele after serving suspension against Maritzburg
  1. Attacking midfield ace Thembinkosi Lorch could also be back from injury before Saturday
  1. The visitors are expected to select their experienced attackers Sibusiso Vilakazi and Bernard Parker
  1. Deon Hotto could get a rotational start after Paseka Mako was duly given a chance in Pietermaritzburg
  1. Thabiso Monyane is also expected to retain his starting place following Bandile Shandu’s chance against Maritzburg.

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Saturday’s game is set to kick off at 17:30 from the Orlando Stadium.

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