Masandawana face the Buccaneers this weekend as they search to increase their dominance within the PSL
Former Orlando Pirates ahead Andries Sebola has picked Mamelodi Sundowns attacker Themba Zwane as the person who can harm Orlando Pirates when the 2 aspects meet in a Premier Football League fit at Orlando Stadium on Saturday.
Pirates have regained some shape and feature received their closing two league video games, in opposition to Swallows FC and Chippa United.
They face a Sundowns aspect which has additionally recorded victories of their closing two suits, in opposition to Kaizer Chiefs and TS Galaxy.
Whilst predicting a draw between Pirates and Sundowns, Sebola thinks Zwane will have to be the Buccaneers’ greatest fear all through Saturday’s stumble upon.
“Since Themba Zwane got here again Sundowns began to create extra possibilities,” Sebola instructed Sowetan Reside.
“If Pirates can take care of him, I believe they may be able to win the sport relying on whether or not they may be able to deal with him as a result of he’s the one who makes Sundowns play.
“However as I stated, I see the draw as a result of I see Pirates technical crew going to devise round him so he can not ship the ones passes to the strikers.”
Pirates and Sundowns’ shape has observed Sebola suffering to select a winner between the 2 aspects.
“It’ll be difficult; Pirates are in shape and so are Sundowns. Each groups have received their closing two suits as neatly,” added Sebola.
“I believe it’s going to be a 50-50 sport the place each groups will assault each and every different, however I fancy a draw this time.
“The one factor Pirates can do is to ensure that they shield neatly and deal with the Sundowns strikers as a result of they’re doing a excellent activity for them.
“They will have to now not be off and on crew, should you test Ncikazi the way in which he’s making plans his crew, it’s extra like an attacking play that he makes use of, that’s why they’re developing extra possibilities and are scoring extra targets.”
Sebola has additionally predicted Pirates intervening time co-coach Mandla Ncikazi staying longer on the membership.
Some reviews were suggesting that the Buccaneers are on the lookout for a brand new trainer to exchange Josef Zinnabuer.
“I’m glad for him it’s now not simple at Pirates and so long as he’s getting effects, I see him staying lengthy on the membership,” Sebola concluded.