Orlando Pirates Deon Hotto PSL Kaizer Chiefs

Deon Hotto is looking forward to achieving “big things” at Orlando Pirates this season under new Spanish coach Jose Riveiro. Photo: Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

VIDEO: Orlando Pirates star scores stunning free-kick

Deon Hotto opened the scoring for Orlando Pirates with a beautiful free-kick against TS Galaxy. Take a look at the goal below.

Orlando Pirates Deon Hotto PSL Kaizer Chiefs

Deon Hotto is looking forward to achieving “big things” at Orlando Pirates this season under new Spanish coach Jose Riveiro. Photo: Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

Orlando Pirates returned to DStv Premiership action on Saturday evening when they hosted TS Galaxy at the Orlando Stadium.

After surviving a number of early scares, the Buccaneers managed to break the deadlock in the 24th minute.

Deon Hotto was the man to do the damage for Pirates after he expertly slotted a free-kick home. Take a look at the goal below.

At the time of posting, Orlando Pirates lead 1-0 after 30 minutes of play.

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Orlando Pirates vs TS Galaxy: Starting line-ups

Orlando Pirates XI: Buthelezi, Xoki, Ndah, Hotto, Timm, Ndlondlo, Maswanganyi, Pule, Makaringe, Mofokeng, Makgopa.

Subs: Ofori, Sibisi, Makhaula, Saleng, Baloni, Baloni, Kimvuidi, Otladisa, Dlamini, Lepasa.

TS Galaxy XI: Kolak, Munyai, M.Mahlangu, Sanoka, Letsoenyo, Mvelase, Khiba, Vidal, Mbatha, Mojela, S.Mahlangu.

Subs: Ntwari, Seema, Nurkovic, Mongae, Mbunjana, Radebe, Rakwena, Mere, Semache

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Action at the Orlando Stadium gets underway at 20:00. The match will be televised live on SuperSport PSL.

Unfortunately for many fans, the match won’t be televised on SABC.

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We have to give the supporters hope – Jose

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“We have to give the supporters hope by producing better performance. It is simple,” – Jose Riveiro said as quoted by Sowetan.

“We are not finding the goal as easy as we would like and that’s a handicap. But I’m busy with the problems that we have to make sure that we solve them.

“If Orlando Pirates continue having all problems, then we are doing something wrong. I’m busy trying to help my players to win games and score more goals, but I’m not concerned.”

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