A Gabadinho Mhango goal was enough for Orlando Pirates to claim maximum points against Mamelodi Sundowns as they triumphed 1-0 at the Orlando Stadium on Wednesday night.
But, the victory wasn’t easy for the Buccaneers as Sundowns also had moments of their own.
Anele Ngcongca’s header hit the upright just 15 minutes into the game.
Pirates also had some chances, but it was Mhango’s goal that saw them take the lead in the half-hour mark.
The game went into the break with with the Buccaneers in the lead as Downs failed to take any advantage of the opportunities created.
But it was Gaston Sirino’s shot that almost silenced the many Bucs supporters in the 77th minute, but the ball unfortunately hit the poles before Pirates was able to clear.
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