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Lineup For Stellenbosch vs Orlando Pirates MTN8 Semi-Final 2023

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Follow here the starting Lineup for Stellenbosch vs Orlando Pirates MTN8 leg 1 Semi-Final 2023. The match will take place at 15:00 local time today on 3rd Sep 2023 at Athlone Stadium.

The first leg 1 semi-final between Kaizer Chiefs and the Sundowns ended in a draw, we hope Pirates or Stellenbosch to give us great results.


Lineup For Stellenbosch vs Orlando Pirates Today

Stellenbosch official lineup:

  • S. S. Stephens
  • D. D. van Rooyen
  • T. B. Moloisane
  • I. O. Touré
  • F. Basadien
  • S. Nduli
  • S. Mthethwa
  • J. Adams
  • Q. Sibande
  • I. Rayners
  • A. de Jong

Subs: Mashweu Basil Mphahlele, Nhlanhla Mgaga, Anicet Alain Oura, Mervin Boji, Kgaogelo Sekgota, Athenkosi Mcaba, Genino Palace, Antonio van Wyk, Lee Langeveldt.


Pirates official lineup:

  • S. Chaine
  • P. Mako
  • T. Xoki
  • N. Sibisi
  • B. Shandu
  • N. P. Ndlondlo
  • T. Monare
  • D. Hotto
  • P. Maswanganyi
  • M. Saleng
  • Z. Lepasa

Subs: James Monyane, Miguel Timm, Katlego Otladisa, Innocent Maela, Richard Ofori, Souaibou Marou, Relebohile Mofokeng, Olisa Ndah, Kermit Erasmus.

While we wait for the official lineups from the teams let us preview the starting elen from both teams considering the overall team\’s players performance in previous games:


Stellenbosch Recent Performance Form

Stellenbosch\’s recent form is not impressive, having only won 2 out of their last five matches (against Orlando Pirates and Royal AM) and lost 3 (against Polokwane City, SuperSport United, and Kaizer Chiefs). They have scored 7 goals but conceded 4 (7-4).

In away games, Stellenbosch has only managed to score an average of 1 goal per match while conceding 1.2. The team has also received 10 yellow cards and 1 red card, with a total of 56 fouls committed. Their average team rating is 6.54 per match.

Unfortunately, ball possession is not one of Stellenbosch\’s strong points, with an average that is less than impressive.

Predicted lineup for Stellenbosch:

  • Sage Stephens
  • Deano van Rooyen
  • Ismaël Olivier Toure
  • Thabo Moloisane
  • Fawaaz Basadien
  • Devin Titus
  • Genino Palace
  • Sibongiseni Mthethwa
  • Antonio Van Wyk
  • Iqraam Rayners
  • Jayden Adams

Also Check Orlando Pirates Starting Lineup Against Stellenbosch: Live Score 05/08/2023


Pirates Recent Performance Form

Orlando Pirates is heading into this match with a mixed record, having won two of their last five games against Royal AM and Cape Town City, but also losing one to Stellenbosch. The team drew against Las Palmas and Chippa United in their other two fixtures. During these games, Orlando Pirates scored a total of three goals, while conceding eight (3-8).

In their away games, Orlando Pirates have managed to score an average of 1.75 goals per match while conceding only one. The team has received 10 yellow cards and 0 red cards and has been responsible for a total of 52 fouls. The team\’s average rating is 6.93 per match.

It is worth noting that Orlando Pirates often hold ball possession during their games, which could be a key factor in their upcoming match.

Predicted Starting XI for Orlando Pirates:

  • Chaine Sipho
  • Tapelo Xoki
  • Paseka Mako
  • Nkosinathi Sibisi
  • Bandile Shandu
  • Thabang Monare
  • Monnapule Saleng
  • Ndabayithethwa Ndlondlo
  • Relebohile Ratomo
  • Zakhele Lepasa
  • Patrick Maswanganyi


H2H Record Between Stellenbosch and Orlando Pirates

In recent history, Stellenbosch and Orlando Pirates have only met 9 times. Out of these, 4 games ended in a draw, while Orlando Pirates managed to win 7 times.

Stellenbosch has the upper hand in terms of head-to-head matches, having managed to score 12 goals against Orlando Pirates\’ lone goal.

Orlando Pirates have won 3 out of the 9 matches played against Stellenbosch, with the leader having 2 wins.

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