Following their hard fought victory over AmaZulu on Wednesday night, Kaizer Chiefs
midfielder Reneilwe Letsholonyane said coach Stuart Baxter’s half-time
instructions worked as their opponents were "parking a bus" to protect their
Amakhosi came from behind to defeat Usuthu 2-1 in their Absa Premiership
encounter at the Moses Mabhida stadium, courtesy of a George Lebese brace after
found the net through Bafana Bafana target man Bongani Ndulula.
Usuthu giving the Phefeni Glamour Boys a good run for their money, the
32-year-old playmaker said they kept believing they
would walk away with maximum points after 90 minutes - and their
optimism worked in the closing stages.
was a tough one,” said Letsholonyane.
didn’t give us enough room to play our normal football.
they were parking the bus.
coach (Baxter) said at half-time that we are playing too much in the middle
where they are.
told us to make use of our wing play and try by all means to put early crosses
for our strikers and we managed to score.
tried by all means to keep our penetrations, believing in ourselves that we
will win the game.
fortunately Shabba (Simphiwe Tshabalala) ‘s free-kick went back to George
(Lebese) to finish from a rebound.
we managed to get the three points.”
triumph extended their lead to 11 points over second-placed Chippa United in the standings.
Chiefs' next league game will be against Mamelodi Sundowns on Saturday, November 22.