PSL

Mosimane feels Chiefs have advantage

2016-11-16 21:36
Pitso Mosimane (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane feels Kaizer Chiefs will be the fresher of the two teams when they clash at Loftus Versveld on Saturday.

While Chiefs have played eight Premiership matches compared to just three for Sundowns - the Brazilians have spent much of the past three months travelling the continent, with their exploits culminating in winning the CAF Champions League.

And ahead of their league tie this weekend Mosimane, who has recorded a win, a loss and a draw in the PSL as well as a few cup losses, told the SowetanLIVE: "They are in a better space. They won five games in a row before they drew with Orlando Pirates.

"We lost to Wits, to Cape Town City and SuperSport United as well. So emotionally they are a little bit better than us.

"They are well rested, they did not have Champions League. They were eliminated too early. They had a pre-season and they worked on combinations. Which combinations have we worked on? We are just going with the same team.

"You can't incorporate Zakri into the programme. Morena struggles. That's the challenge we have. Vila is struggling to get to the way we play. Lucky has the quality, but he is creeping in slowly into the team.

"The players we bought are the ones who are suffering because we did not have a pre-season. But they are doing much better."

Kick-off is at 15:30.

Read more on:    kaizer chiefs  |  psl  |  pitso mosimane  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
01 April 2017
Golden Arrows v Highlands Park, Chatsworth Stadium 15:00
SuperSport United v Baroka FC, Mbombela Stadium 15:00
Wits v Platinum Stars, Bidvest Stadium 18:00
Free State Stars v Orlando Pirates, Goble Park 18:00
Kaizer Chiefs v Mamelodi Sundowns, FNB Stadium 20:15
Maritzburg United v Ajax Cape Town, Harry Gwala Stadium 20:15
02 April 2017
Polokwane City v Bloemfontein Celtic, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:00
03 April 2017
Cape Town City FC v Chippa United, Athlone 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
SuperBru Super Rugby challenge

Enter and challenge Sport24's staff!

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.