Absa Premiership

Gavin still hunting for success

2014-12-11 13:10
Gavin Hunt (Supplied)

Cape Town - Bidvest Wits coach Gavin Hunt said he was absolutely delighted by what transpired during the Premiership fixture against Ajax Cape Town.

READ: Pitso frustrated by injury list

Wits handed a highly competent Ajax squad a 4-2 drubbing in front of their home fans, which is a clear indication, if ever one was needed, that his concerns about the team’s attacking prowess are being adequately addressed.

"We scored some good goals, played some good stuff," Hunt said after the fixture.

The big news on the evening was that Wits moved to the second position in the league standings, after Mamelodi Sundowns came unstuck against Orlando Pirates in Soweto.

Hunt indicated that he was quietly confident about the team’s prospects this season, especially after some of his tactical changes yielded positive results this week.

"We tried to do what teams do to us at home. Everybody sits off us, so we thought, well we'll sit off and we'll try and place in the space a bit more," said Hunt.

"We tried to create a bit more space because we haven't created enough when we play at home.

"I went the other way tonight, we dropped off and gave them 10 or 15 metres and played differently. I thought it was much better.

"We let them have the ball. At home we've been struggling because we've been going in and playing on the front foot. Even Chiefs last week, they hurt us three times from three counters, so we dropped off a couple of metres tonight to try and play a different way."

Read more on:    bidvest wits  |  psl  |  gavin hunt  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
Sunday, 17 December 2017
Baroka FC v SuperSport United, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Golden Arrows v Maritzburg United, Princess Magogo Stadium 15:30
Tuesday, 19 December 2017
Mamelodi Sundowns v Cape Town City FC, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 19:30
Wednesday, 20 December 2017
Bloemfontein Celtic v SuperSport United, Dr Molemela Stadium 19:30
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Do you think SAFA made the right choice in appointing Stuart Baxter as head coach of Bafana Bafana?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

English Premiership flutter

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

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? 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.