PSL

Komphela satisfied with 'Downs draw

2016-01-11 08:39
Steve Komphela (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela admits he was happy enough to come away with a point against Mamelodi Sundowns.

A rather tame FNB Stadium encounter came to life in the final 20 minutes as both sides pushed for a winner late on, with Sundowns coming closest after Tebogo Langerman hit the post.

Amakhosi were not without their chances, though, but George Maluleka was unable to convert from a promising position, although Komphela was still pleased to have taken a point off the Premiership leaders, leaving Chiefs five points off the top.

"The game opened up a little bit towards the end where both teams wanted to grab it at the last minute and I thought there were stages where we survived as well," the coach said speaking after the game.

"There was great luck from Langerman when he hit the upright, we were lucky as well to survive that.

"There were also incidents from us, the George Maluleka chance from Shabba's pass I thought he could have taken. And a match of this calibre is a match that is won through small margins, those are the moments that determine whether you get the three points or not.

"I felt it was a more a match well calculated, we wanted to get the three points, unfortunately we couldn't score, we'll take one and go home."

NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
03 February 2017
Wits v Orlando Pirates, Ellis Park 20:00
07 February 2017
Wits v Ajax Cape Town, Bidvest Stadium 19:30
Cape Town City FC v Highlands Park, Cape Town Stadium 19:30
Kaizer Chiefs v Free State Stars, FNB Stadium 19:30
08 February 2017
Bloemfontein Celtic v Mamelodi Sundowns, Dr Molemela Stadium 19:30
SuperSport United v Golden Arrows, Lucas Moripe Stadium 19:30
Chippa United v Baroka FC, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 19:30
Polokwane City v Maritzburg United, Peter Mokaba Stadium 19:30
Platinum Stars v Orlando Pirates, Royal Bafokeng Stadium 19:30
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Who will claim the Premier League title at the end of the 2016/17 season?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

With the Absa Premiership in full swing, who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their title? Or can Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or Bidvest Wits mount a serious challenge? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

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.