PSL

We should have won - Hunt

2012-10-28 14:03
Gavin Hunt (Gallo Images)

Johannesburg - SuperSport United coach Gavin Hunt believes his side failed to take their chances and should have easily beaten Wits in their Premiership clash at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Atteridgeville on Saturday afternoon.

Having gone ahead early in the second half, the Pretoria outfit conceded from a set-piece and instead had to settle for a 1-1 draw against the Students.

"We should have won the game. You have to win this type of game," Hunt said after the match.

"I thought we were better and I thought we should have won.

"We could have played with eight players and we still should have won."

Despite receiving two second half red cards and ending the encounter with nine men on the field, Hunt said United should have made light work of the Wits side, which Hunt believes failed to turn out for a competitive fixture.

"To be honest, Wits didn't come to play, they sat back, and to be fair, we tried to made a game of it and I thought we should have scored in the first half," Hunt said.

Saturday's draw was Matsatsantsa's seventh of the season from their first eight fixtures and although the team remained unbeaten, Hunt said he was frustrated with his side's early league results.

"We play like this every week. We should win, but we don't," he said.

"We are better than this, we should be five or six points better at this stage.

"There's not even a debate. But we are not and I am just frustrated."

With another disappointing result for Hunt's men, the United boss said it was back to the drawing board for the team who find themselves eighth in the league standings.

"We have to go back to training, try and get a team ready for the weekend, start again and work on our shape," he said.

"We start again. It hasn't changed. We have to work on the strikers, the wide play and the back four.

"We've got what we've got. I believe in my players and you just have to keep going."

In Saturday's other results, hosts Ajax Cape Town held Mamelodi Sundowns to a goalless draw, Platinum Stars climbed to second on the log with a 4-0 thrashing of Free State Stars in Rustenburg and Golden Arrows comfortably beat league newcomers Chippa United 2-0 in KwaMashu.

Read more on:    wits  |  supersport united  |  psl  |  gavin hunt  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

 

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
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
  • Blitz
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
  • SS1
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
  • SS2
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
  • SS3
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 

Quiz: Test your Rio Olympics memory!

Think you know what went on at the Rio Olympics? Prove it by tackling Sport24's ridiculously impossible yet highly addictive post-Games quiz!

 
 

Rio Olympics

GALLERY: SA's Rio Olympic medallists
As it happened: Rio Olympics - Day 17
Selecting 6 numbers turned Britain into Olympic superpower
Caster cranks up the heat in Rio semi
Fixtures
13 September 2016
Ajax Cape Town v Orlando Pirates, Cape Town Stadium 19:30
Highlands Park v Baroka FC, Makhulong Stadium 19:30
Polokwane City v Wits, Old Peter Mokaba Stadium 19:30
14 September 2016
Kaizer Chiefs v Platinum Stars, FNB Stadium 19:30
Free State Stars v Bloemfontein Celtic, Goble Park Stadium 19:30
Maritzburg United v Mamelodi Sundowns, Harry Gwala Stadium 19:30
SuperSport United v Chippa United, Lucas Moripe Stadium 19:30
Golden Arrows v Cape Town City, Prince Magogo Stadium 19:30
20 September 2016
Ajax Cape Town v Polokwane City, Cape Town Stadium 19:30
Baroka FC v Wits, New Peter Mokaba Stadium 19:30
Orlando Pirates v Cape Town City, Orlando Stadium 19:30
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

When all is said and done in the 2015/16 Absa Premiership season, who will be crowned champions of South Africa?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

Follow all the action from the 2016 Rio Olympics. The highs, the lows, the tears, the smiles as the world's greatest athletes compete for gold, silver and bronze.

Latest blogs
 

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.