Orlando Pirates players celebrate an early goal against Royal AM in the MTN8. Image: @OrlandoPirates / Twitter

Pirates should be embarrassed by these numbers

It’s not all new, Orlando Pirates have always delivered bright, quick football until the final third phase of play…


Orlando Pirates players celebrate an early goal against Royal AM in the MTN8. Image: @OrlandoPirates / Twitter

Not a single Orlando Pirates fan will appreciate this record after last Saturday night. The Sea Robbers have been terrible in front of the goal.

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As The South African website reported last Saturday evening, the Soweto giants were held to a frustrating 0-0 draw by newcomers Richards Bay at the Orlando Stadium.

Goodman Mosele gets away from Luvuyo Memela during Saturday’s goalless drab. Image: @OrlandoPirates / Twitter.

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The stalemate against the Natal Rich Boyz has left Pirates facing urgent statistics as far as putting the ball in the net.

Coach Jose Riveiro’s side has failed to score a single goal in four of their last five matches!

The goal drought:

  • 1-0 loss to Maritzburg United
  • 0-0 vs Mamelodi Sundowns
  • 2-0 loss to Sekhukhune United
  • 0-0 draw with Richards Bay.

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Meanwhile, Pirates are now preparing to fix the crisis against a coachless AmaZulu at the Orlando Stadium on Friday evening.

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