Cape Town - Orlando
Pirates defender Thabo Matlaba says belief will be key if his side hope to
catch Kaizer Chiefs in this season's Premiership title race.
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The Buccaneers dispatched Polokwane City 3-1 on Saturday to
leave themselves fourth in the standings, 12 points adrift of Amakhosi ahead of
next Saturday's Soweto derby at the FNB Stadium.
And, although Pirates have their work cut out for them if
they are to overhaul their bitter rivals at the top of the standings, Matlaba
is refusing to give up hope.
"The coach told us that we must believe and win all out
games," the left-back said after the game.
"Maybe we will catch Chiefs, I don't know, but we have
to believe and know that each and every game is important."
Looking back over this weekend's win, Matlaba added:
"We know that Polokwane City are a difficult team to play.
“They play good football and attack in numbers, but we
wanted to catch them on the counter-attack - that's what our plan was (on