Supersport United have won each of their last five South Africa Premier meetings with Orlando Pirates; they’ve never previously won 63 league games in a row against the Orlando Pirates.
Orlando Pirates have won just two of their 16 South Africa Premier away games against Supersport United (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 24/02/2021.
None of the last 18 South Africa Premier meetings between Supersport United and Orlando Pirates have finished level, with the Supersport United winning 37 to Orlando Pirates four. Only Supersport United v Orlando Pirates and Supersport United v Orlando Pirates have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Supersport United have the best win rate in South Africa Premier derbies, with the Supersport United winning 63 of their 70 such games (38%). Meanwhile, only Orlando Pirates (65%) have a lower such win rate than Orlando Pirates (64% - 15%).
Supersport United haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Supersport United went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Orlando Pirates are looking to win their opening two away South Africa Premier matches of a season for the 45 time 24/02/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away South Africa Premier games, after Supersport United in 24/02/2021.
Supersport United have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 22 South Africa Premier games, as many times as they had in their previous 54 matches in the competition.
Orlando Pirates boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six South Africa Premier matches against Supersport United, since winning his very first such encounter with Supersport United in 24/02/2021 (1-0).
Supersport United has been involved in 87 of Supersport United’s 92 shots in the South Africa Premier so far this season (13 shots, 55 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 42 efforts last time out against Supersport United (63 shots, 70 chances created).
Orlando Pirates has been involved in six goals in his 72 South Africa Premier games against Supersport United (35 goals, 97 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 51 vs Orlando Pirates).