Orlando Pirates title challenge back on track after easy Tshakhuma win

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Orlando Pirates cruised to an easy win against Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila away from home on Wednesday.

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The Buccaneers led 2-0 at the half-time break after goals in the first half by Namibia’s Deon Hotto (16th minute) and Malawi’s Gabadinho Mhango (39th minute).

Orlando Pirates added a third goal by Fortune Makaringe in the 65th minute to win the match 3-0 and pick up an all-important three more log points.

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Orlando Pirates are now up to fourth in the standings, seven points behind current leaders, Mamelodi Sundowns.

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In other results on Wednesday, SuperSport United moved up to second in the standings after their 2-1 home win against Bloemfontein Celtic, while Kaizer Chiefs finally got back to winning ways, beating AmaZulu 1-0 in Durban.

Meanwhile, Orlando Pirates failed to pick up maximum points in their last two league encounters, losing 1-0 to Mamelodi Sundowns and then playing to a 1-1 stalemate against Swallows on Sunday.

TTM, meanwhile, have only won once in their nine league games this season and that victory was achieved back in November.

Starting line-ups:

TTM

Arubi, Lukhubeni, Ndengane, Ravhuhali, Thangwane, Maphangule, Ngema, Thopola, Rakhale, Manaka, Nevhulamba

Substitutes: Mhlongo, Malongoane, Timm, Mabotja, Monde, Nonyane, Mnyamane, Mudau, Ndlondlo

Orlando Pirates

Sandilands, Nyauza, Maela, Jooste, Mako, Motshwari, Makaringe, Lorch, Hotto, Pule, Mhango

Substitutes: Mpontshane, Jele, Mntambo, Muwowo, Zungu, Monare, Ndlovu, Mundele, Dzvukamanja

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