Bucs desperate for a win against Ajax

Orlando Pirates will look for a boost in their Absa Premiership campaign when they host Ajax Cape Town at Orlando Stadium on 3 February 2016, kick-off at 19h30.


Pirates have won just one of their last six league matches and played to a 1-1 draw at home to Kaizer Chiefs on January 30.


The Soweto side has claimed nine points from seven home matches this season.


The Buccaneers are placed 13th on the Absa Premiership log with 17 points from 15 matches.


Ajax claimed a second win from their last three league matches when they defeated Golden Arrows 1-0 at home on January 29.


The Cape Town side has claimed four points from six away matches this season.


The Urban Warriors are placed 11th on the Absa Premiership log with 19 points from 15 matches.


In head-to-head stats, Ajax and Pirates have met in 33 league matches since 1999/2000.


The Buccaneers have claimed 18 wins compared to six for the Urban Warriors, while nine matches have been drawn.


Pirates have won 12 of their 16 home league matches against Ajax, suffering two defeats in the process.


Earlier this season goals from Erasmus and Majoro took Bucs to a 2-1 win over the Urban Warriors in Cape Town.


Ajax have not beaten Pirates in the league since the second half of the 2010/11 season.

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