Absa Premiership

Bucs fear playing catch-up - Klate

2014-09-11 13:49
Daine Klate (Gallo Images)

Johannesburg - Orlando Pirates midfielder Daine Klate wants his side to learn from last season's mistakes and avoid leaving themselves too much to do at the end of the PSL season. 

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According to KickOff.com, Klate believes his side have learnt from last season's shortcomings as they failed to come from behind in their quest to win the PSL title.  

“By the time the end of the season comes, we have less work to do, in catching up,” said Klate.

“We don't want to play catch-up like we did last year."
"It was really difficult and we learnt from that.” added Klate.

And with the MTN8 final in the back of his mind, Klate is eager to make the starting XI, but the winger remains focused on the PSL fixture against Bidvest Wits.

“So it is important for us against Wits to give 100 percent and not think too much about the Cup final.”

Pirates have won 13 of their 28 home matches against Wits down the years, suffering five defeats in the process.

Last season, the Sea Robbers took four points off the University-based side, winning 2-1 at home before playing to a goalless draw in the return match.

The Buccaneers meet Wits in their crunch PSL encounter on Saturday, September 13 at 20:15.

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