PSL

Neeskens expects tight finish

2012-04-19 15:46
Johan Neeskens (Gallo)
Johannesburg - Mamelodi Sundowns coach Johan Neeskens has predicted that the race for the PSL title will go down to the wire this season.

The Brazilians lost 2-1 against Platinum Stars on Wednesday and are one point behind league leaders Orlando Pirates, who drew with Moroka Swallows.

Considering the inconsistent form of the top clubs, even sixth-placed Free State Stars - who are eight points off the pace - still have a realistic shot at the title, and Neeskens believes it will go down to the last game of the campaign.

"All the teams have five games to go now [Kaizer Chiefs have a game in hand in fifth place] and I believe nobody, from the chasing teams, will win all five games," the Dutchman said.

"In fact, I believe that it's going to be the last game of the season that will be the decider."

He added: "We are still in it as long as we are among the top teams in the league.

"We are not feeling any pressure whatsoever."

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22 October 2014
Free State Stars v AmaZulu, Charles Mopeli Stadium 18:00
Wits v Polokwane City, Bidvest Stadium 19:30
Ajax Cape Town v Platinum Stars, Cape Town Stadium 19:30
Kaizer Chiefs v Moroka Swallows, FNB Stadium 19:30
SuperSport United v Maritzburg United, Lucas Moripe Stadium 19:30
Chippa United v Mamelodi Sundowns, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 19:30
University of Pretoria v Bloemfontein Celtic, Tuks Stadium 19:30
31 October 2014
Moroka Swallows v Platinum Stars, Dobsonville Stadium 20:00
Maritzburg United v University of Pretoria, Harry Gwala Stadium 20:00
01 November 2014
Orlando Pirates v Kaizer Chiefs, FNB Stadium 15:30
AmaZulu v Black Aces, Moses Mabhida Stadium 18:00
Mamelodi Sundowns v Free State Stars, Lucas Moripe Stadium 20:15
Polokwane City v Chippa United, Old Peter Mokaba Stadium 20:15
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