Green Eagles coach Aggrey Chiyangi has cautioned against underrating 2019/2020 CAF Champions League opponents Orlando Pirates who have hit a bad patch.

Pirates on Wednesday night lost 3-0 away to SuperSport United in a South African league match in Pretoria.

The Gauteng derby loss was Pirates second successive competitive defeat that came five days after Eagles beat them 1-0 away in Lusaka in a Champions League preliminary round,first leg match on August 10.

“We will not go to sleep just because Orlando Pirates lost to SuperSport United,” Chiyangi said.

“That’s a local league and we are playing them in the Champions League.

“The magnitude of the games differ so they will definitely put on a hard fight.”

Eagles will visit Pirates in Johannesburg on August 24 where they need a draw to advance to the pre-group stage but a 2-1 defeat will still see them through on away goals rule.

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  1. Green Eagles must take this opportunity to kill off Orlando Pirates on saturday yes Pirates is wounded but they are not in the right frame of mind after losing two games in row i said this the first around that Pirates are beatable for me it will be 2 out of 2 to Green Eagles

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