Pirates dominated possession in this half, but they wasted good opportunities to take the lead.
The first good chance fell to Thamsanqa Gabuza when he intercepted a pass from Paulus Masehe and found himself on a one-on-one situation with the goalkeeper on the 21st minute, but he shot straight at Daouda Diakite.
Nine minutes later Gift Motupa also found himself on a one-on-one situation from a Thabo Matlaba pass, but his first touch let him down and the ball went out for a goal kick.
Stars failed to create any clear scoring chances in the first half.
The game remained 0-0 at the half-time break.
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