University of Pretoria coach Shaun Bartlett expressed his displeasure on the manner in which his team played in their loss to Jomo Cosmos at the weekend,
citing that his charges did not step up to the plate.
Premiership survival hopes took a back seat after suffering a 1-0 defeat to
Ezinkosi at the Olen Park Stadium on Sunday courtesy of a Charlton Mashumba
Golden Arrows mentor said his players were just adding numbers in the field of
play without playing the game.
Students are set to face Mamelodi Sundowns on Wednesday and the 43-year-old tactician hinted that he is not intimidated by the Brazilians as he intends to select players who will rise to the occasion.
really worried about Sundowns at all,” insisted Bartlett.
everybody in the team knew that we’ll have to play Chiefs and then Sundowns in
a short period.
“For me to
do now is to select a team that can go out there and turn up like what happened
today (Sunday), we just turned up.
actually played anything, we never played the game and most of our players were
just watching the game.
the disappointing part, not only disappointed with the results but also their
performance both individually and collectively.”
this clash is at 19:30.