Soccer

Neeskens expects tight battle

2012-10-31 14:18
Johan Neeskens (Gallo)
Johannesburg - Johan Neeskens admits Mamelodi Sundowns and AmaZulu could not be more evenly matched as the pair prepare to clash in the Telkom Knockout on Saturday.

The two PSL clubs have played out near-identical results so far this season, with both having won just one league match to sit in a three-way tie with Chippa United at the bottom of the standings.

The pair will now battle it out for a place in the Ziwa Mo semi-finals, and the chance to kick-start an ailing season, and Neeskens is expecting a very tight encounter at the King Zwelithini Stadium.

"We can expect a tough game against a team that is very motivated," Neeskens said.

"(AmaZulu) won in the Telkom Knockout (first round) and then drew with Pirates (in the league), more or less the same as we did. We also won in the cup and then drew with Ajax (Cape Town).

"They are more or less in the same position as we are but I also think that AmaZulu have got their confidence back and so did we."

Read more on:    telkom knockout  |  johan neeskens  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

M'Villa deal breaks down

27 minutes ago

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Live scoring

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

With the Absa Premiership in full swing, who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their title? Or can Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or Bidvest Wits mount a serious challenge? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

Who will claim the Premier League title at the end of the 2016/17 season?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.