Absa Premiership

Boebie a stressed man

2014-08-27 10:21
Boebie Solomons (Gallo Images)

Johannesburg - Polokwane City head coach Boebie Solomons was left stressing following his side’s third league defeat of the season on Tuesday night.

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City lost 3-2 to Moroka Swallows in an Absa Premiership encounter at the Dobsonville Stadium courtesy of Vuyisile Wana and a brace from Lerato Chabangu.

City found the back of the net through Thapelo Tshilo and Puleng Tlolane in the first half.

'Rise and Shine' have recorded only one victory, against the University of Pretoria, in their opening four fixtures so far this season.

The former Santos mentor believes his charges lost consistency at a crucial stage of the game as they surrendered their lead heading into the interval.

However, the 59-year-old tactician believes his troops are improving game by game and intends to remain positive.

"Yes, we played well again you know, we are improving as the league goes on,” said Solomons.

“But we are not getting the results. We are letting in silly goals; I mean we came from 1-0 down to make it 2-1 and then three minutes before half time they equalised.

“It's criminal to concede in the critical moments of the game, we really need to know how to lock the game out.

“And we played well in the second half, we created a few nice chances up front, and then a sucker-punch, then they caught us with a sucker-punch, you know it's disheartening to concede like that.

“But we have to be positive, we have to be confident, we are improving, it's a matter of time.

“We don't have any luck you know, why, I don't know, but hopefully luck will change our way.”

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The Limpopo-based team have a tough assignment against Orlando Pirates in their next league game on Saturday.

The match will kick-off at 15:00 at the Peter Mokaba Stadium.

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