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Pirates snatch a late win and claim maximum points

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By Sanele_writer | Opera News South Africa
Published 13 days ago - 4979 views

 Highly confident Sea Robbers Orlando Pirates came from behind to snatch a late win after lead from first half.

Pirates who were caught lapping in the 6th minute of the first half when Mokoena put the ball in the net when Pirates couldn't clear their lines.

However the visitors were relaxed after scoring goal which led Sea Robbers to penetrate the opposition defence and dominating the entire first half, however the visitors were still on the lead.

In the second half Pirates Coach Joseph Zinbauer made early substitutions of Terrence Djukomanja and Nkanyiso Zungu for Thabang Mobara and Deon Hotto to penetrate more pressure.

Zungu who was in fire and with passing and troubling the opposition defence looking to for a goal. A well orchestrated pass by Zungu to Lephasa who was brought down by Sfiso Nhlapo and referee Victor Gomes pointto the penalty spot were Lephasa made matters level.

As the game prolongod to level were both sides looked to snatch a late goal but they couldn't bang the net.

Pirates captain Tyso Hlatswayo who mastered the defence as he won most of the aerial balls.

Lephasa who got a chance in the 70th minute of the when he couldn't direct the goal to the net.

However when hope was lost Pirates defender Innocent Maela who never stopped pressing and got an assist to Tshegofatso Mabasa who came in for Lephasa and made it 2-1 for the home side at injury time.

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