Cape Town - Maritzburg
United coach Steve Komphela that restricting Oupa Manyisa and Issa Sarr was key
to their stalemate.
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lead through Deolin Mekoa's deflected goal after just five minutes, before
Kermit Erasmus leveled with 25 minutes to play.
The result, coupled
with Mamelodi Sundowns beating SuperSport United, means the Buccaneers cannot
qualify for the CAF Champions League, while Maritzburg still have work to do if
they want to finish in the top eight.
KickOff, Komphela says that his charges needed to be very disciplined in the
first half after taking the lead but a late tactical changes saw Erasmus
"Just before we could tweak our structure to create
more lines, so Orlando Pirates could find two or three lines before going
through to the goalkeeper, they scored. And as soon as we did that it got
"But the biggest challenge tonight, we needed to get
closer to Manyisa. We needed to get closer to Issa Sarr. As soon as we did
that, then it was a bit quiet.”