Josef Zinnbauer’s right-hand man believes their current journey to North Africa gave them some worthwhile details about their opponents
Orlando Pirates assistant coach Fadlu Davids says their thorough finding out of Al Ahli Benghazi from final week’s Caf Confederation Cup Group A match away in Libya confirmed that they must be cautious of their opponents’ time-wasting and set-piece-chasing antics.
The Buccaneers host their Libyan opponents at Orlando Pirates Stadium on Sunday realizing a victory would put them properly on their solution to qualification for the knock-out stage.
After drawing 0-0 with the identical opponents seven days in the past, Davids is for certain Pirates have the platform to say most factors regardless of Al Ahli Benghazi’s methods.
“We’ve acquired loads of data in Libya in our earlier match, realizing precisely the finer particulars that you don’t see or don’t choose up when it comes to evaluation,” Davids advised Pirates’ media.
“We noticed how they method the sport, seeing how they deal with the sport, their sport administration type when it comes to time-wasting and gaining fouls in territories the place they need set-pieces.
“So we’re absolutely ready, we all know what to anticipate now. The whole lot is there for us now, the platform is there for us to have the ability to get our three factors.”
Pirates face Al Ahli Benghazi, who’re only a level beneath them with 4, and a win for the Libyan guests will see them dislodging the Buccaneers from the second spot within the group.
However the Soweto giants might draw confidence from the truth that they haven’t misplaced at dwelling within the Confederation Cup since 2015.
Their final match at dwelling was a 2-1 win over now leaders Enyimba, whereas Benghazi’s final journey was a 2-1 defeat away at ES Setif.
Though not pertaining to Benghazi’s supposed antics, Pirates coach Josef Zinnbauer acknowledged what to anticipate from their opponents.
“We all know the staff from Benghazi may be very robust, they’ve an excellent form. We felt it within the away sport, they’ve a construction,” Zinnbauer advised the media.
“They know what they must do towards us. However we’ve got a house sport now and we’ve got to give attention to this sport.
“The goal is evident; three factors. Within the final sport at dwelling, we acquired three factors and that’s the subsequent goal. I believe if in case you have three factors, you may have likelihood to go to the following stage or the ultimate.”