Head to head: Last 10 Soweto derby showdowns It would be hard to pick a potential match winner for Saturday, no one player having scored more than a single individual goal throughout the last 10 Soweto derbies.
Ahead of Saturday afternoon’s much anticipated Soweto derby at the FNB Stadium (15H30), the PSL helps refresh your memory in terms of the last 10 times these two giants of South African football have clashed.
7 November 2015: Kaizer Chiefs 0-0 Orlando Pirates
Kaizer Chiefs emerge victorious from a penalty shoot-out via six goals to five, following a 0-0 draw after extra time as AmaKhosi move on through 2015 Telkom Knockout final against Sundowns.
31 October 2015: Kaizer Chiefs 1-3 Orlando Pirates
Pirates end a lengthy wait for a Soweto derby in style with a 3-1 win. Issa Sarr puts Bucs ahead after 26 minutes, Erick Mathotho leveling on 44 minutes. But goals from Ayanda Gcaba and Thamsanqa Gabuza (82) seal the deal for Amabhakabhaka.
7 March 2015: Kaizer Chiefs 0-0 Orlando Pirates
The Absa Premiership encounter ends in a stalemate.
6 December 2014: Orlando Pirates 0-2 Kaizer Chiefs
Second half goals in this league game from Siphwe Tshabalala (51’) and Siphelele Mthembu (90) make it an afternoon of celebration at the FNB Stadium for the AmaKhosi faithful.
20 September 2014: Orlando Pirates 0-1 Kaizer Chiefs
Tefu Mashaimate’s majestic header in the 28th minute is enough for Chiefs to win this MTN8 encounter.
15 March 2014: Orlando Pirates 0-1 Kaizer Chiefs
Willard Katsande’s 62nd minute header from a Tshabalala corner seals a first Soweto derby win for then-coach coach Stuart Baxter in a league encounter.
26 October 2014: Kaizer Chiefs 1-1 Orlando Pirates
Kermit Erasmus puts Pirates ahead after nine minutes, but a Kingston Nkhatha goal 30 minutes later ultimately earns Chiefs a draw in another league encounter.
24 September 2013: Orlando Pirates 1-1 Kaizer Chiefs
Bernard Parker scores first for Chiefs on 36 minutes, but Lennox Bacela’s strike on 76 minutes secures a 1-1 draw and a 2-1 aggregate win as Roger De Sa’s side books their spot in the 2013 MTN8 final.
24 August 2013: Kaizer Chiefs 0-1 Orlando Pirates
Daine Klate’s 12th minute goal gives Pirates the advantage in the first of two MTN8 semi-final Soweto derby showdowns.
9 March 2013: Kaizer Chiefs 0-0 Orlando Pirates
The league encounter ends in a goal-less stalemate.