Orlando Pirates cruised to an easy win against Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila away from home on Wednesday.
AS IT HAPPENED | TTM V ORLANDO PIRATES, LIVE UPATES AND STREAMING
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.
PIRATES ARE NOW 7 POINTS BEHIND MAMELODI SUNDOWNS
Orlando Pirates are now up to fourth in the standings, seven points behind current leaders, Mamelodi Sundowns.
MUST READ | PERCY TAU SET FOR EPL DEBUT TONIGHT!
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.
Arubi, Lukhubeni, Ndengane, Ravhuhali, Thangwane, Maphangule, Ngema, Thopola, Rakhale, Manaka, Nevhulamba
Substitutes: Mhlongo, Malongoane, Timm, Mabotja, Monde, Nonyane, Mnyamane, Mudau, Ndlondlo
Sandilands, Nyauza, Maela, Jooste, Mako, Motshwari, Makaringe, Lorch, Hotto, Pule, Mhango
Substitutes: Mpontshane, Jele, Mntambo, Muwowo, Zungu, Monare, Ndlovu, Mundele, Dzvukamanja