Ahead of Saturday’s potentially explosive MTN8 Cup final, FARPost looks at the annals to see how Orlando Pirates and Bloemfontein Celtic have fared against each in the last 10 matches, dating back to December 2016.
Pirates will be buoyed by the fact that they have won five of their last 10 encounters against Celtic. The Buccaneers and Siwelele have drawn thrice with only two of the encounters ending in victories for the Free State side.
Below are the results of the previous encounters that include a Nedbank Cup quarterfinal tie in 2017.
04/11/20 Bloemfontein Celtic 0-1 Orlando Pirates
04/01/20 Bloemfontein Celtic 1-1 Orlando Pirates
03/08/19 Orlando Pirates 3-1 Bloemfontein Celtic
05/03/19 Orlando Pirates 1-1 Bloemfontein Celtic
19/08/18 Bloemfontein Celtic 1-0 Orlando Pirates
04/04/18 Orlando Pirates 2-1 Bloemfontein Celtic
26/11/17 Bloemfontein Celtic 0-1 Orlando Pirates
10/05/17 Bloemfontein Celtic 0-0 Orlando Pirates
22/04/17 Orlando Pirates 2-1 Bloemfontein Celtic
20/12/16 Orlando Pirates 1-2 Bloemfontein Celtic
By Mthokozisi Dube