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‘A relegation performance’ - Orlando Pirates fans not impressed by victory over Golden Arrows

16:49 GMT 14/01/2023
Orlando Pirates celebrate.
The supporters expressed their dissatisfaction towards the Buccaneers’ display despite ending their three-match winless run.

Orlando Pirates fans are not convinced with their team’s performance despite scoring two late goals to beat Golden Arrows 3-1 in a PSL match on Saturday.

Pirates looked on course for a 1-1 draw after Velemseni Ndwandwe cancelled out Monnapule Saleng’s 28th-minute goal, but Terrence Dzvukamanja and Maliele Vicent Pule struck inside the last two minutes of time added on to hand them the win.

The Buccaneers might have ended their three-match winless run but their supporters feel they rode their luck against Arrows and want to see improvements in subsequent matches.

  • Orlando Pirates players celebrate, January 2023

    Pirates were lucky

    There is a lot of work to do in our formation, commitment and social factor. Luck was on our side today [Saturday]. -@pleasuremongalo

  • Jose Riveiro Orlando Pirates.

    Riveiro’s decision-making has to improve

    Pirates have the material but our coach doesn't know where to use it. -@cadafia_king

    This coach always finishes with the team he should have started with. -@tazzmania310

  • Kwame Peprah, Orlando Pirates, September 2022

    Pirates have to be consistent

    Big win for us, though I still think we need to be at our best from start to finish. Consistency is needed now. -@CoachPfumy

  • Orlando Pirates vs Golden Arrows.

    Good result, poor performance

    Not happy with the performance at all. Golden Arrows were running riot down the wings. Craig Martin and [Innocent] Maela were caught napping. Please, this needs to be fixed urgently. -@eazystatistic

    Arrows were dominating the game, poor performance but will accept the win. Next games [Maliele] Pule and [Monnapule] Saleng must start on the wings and [Ndabayithethwa] Ndlondlo start and upfront. -@sobhuza101

  • Terrence Dzvukamanja, Orlando Pirates, October 2022

    A relegation performance

    This was a relegation performance, poor performance not pleased at all. -@gee_golo

  • Deon Hotto against Golden Arrows.

    Pirates have to stop panicking

    I am happy we won but we cannot always play under pressure or in a panic. We need to be confident. And trust our strength. This will ensure that our wins are consistent. -@thandomasanabo

  • Kabelo Dlamini.

    Dlamini & Hotto have to be benched

    [Kabelo] Dlamini and [Deon] Hotto need to be benched. Play Maela till Ndah comes back. [Paseka] Mako will play in Maela's position. -@YMshiyo

    Coach must stop this thing of playing Dlamini is costing us. The[re] was no reason why he substituted [Miguel] Timm instead of Dlamini. Pule must start the game. I hope the coach will fix his mistakes in the next game. -@Zwely10111

  • Orlando Pirates celebrate against Golden Arrows.

    Good teams will dismantle Pirates

    Not a convincing win at all. The starting XI was the worst, we won't survive against good teams with that performance. -@bigtee_Jay

  • Kermit Erasmus against Golden Arrows.

    Erasmus needs better players around him

    @Erasmus_95 you're such a hardworking player even with no supply from your teammates, you're still running. Keep on boy, one day you'll play alongside someone who will understand you. -@nqw_david

  • Sipho Chaine.

    Chaine must stay in goal

    Not a bad performance from [Sipho] Chaine, he is adjusting to the game, let's not change him now. @TshegofBackup01