Pirates and Chiefs in the semi-finals of MTN8
Orlando Pirates to host Kaizer Chiefs in the semi-finals of the MTN8 of the 2020/21 season.
The draw was made by the Premier Soccer League (PSL) after Mamelodi Sundowns 1-0 lost to Bloemfontein Celtic. The buccaneers secured their spot in the next round of the competition when they beat Cape Town City 1-0 at the Orlando stadium on Saturday.
While Chiefs secured a late 2-1 win from Maritzburg United, all goals coming from Yagan Sasman. This was the first game of Gavin Hunt in charge since he was appointed last month after the sacking of Ernst Middendorp.
Supersport United was the first team to secure a spot in the semi-finals when they beat the new boys to the PSL Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila 3-2.
Finally, Mamelodi Sundowns suffered their first loss of 1-0 to Bloemfontein Celtics, this was their first game without Pitso Mosimane who left the club for Al Ahly last month with Manqoba Mngqithi and Rulani Mokwena taking over as joint head coaches and Steve Kompela as a senior coach.
The first leg of the semi-finals will take place at the end of October and the second-leg in the first week of November, Date and time are to be confirmed by the PSL.
Orlando Pirates v Kaizer Chiefs
Supersport United v Bloemfontein Celtic