Absa Premiership

Komphela demands quality

2015-09-25 08:19
Steve Komphela (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela was left largely unimpressed after his team failed to rise to the occasion during Wednesday's 1-1 draw against the University of Pretoria.

The Glamour Boys were never able to take full control of the match, even after Bernard Parker opened the scoring in the first half, with Tebogo Monyai eventually equalising for AmaTuks after the restart at the FNB Stadium.

Amakhosi's performance suggested they are not yet over the sting of losing last weekend's MTN8 final to Ajax Cape Town, their next opponents in the Premiership on Saturday, and Komphela knows something needs to change if they are to avenge their Wafa Wafa shortcoming.

"We lacked rhythm, even in the first-half and the culmination of their (Tuks') goal was the lack of pressure around the box," Komphela said after the draw.

"We need to start to impose ourselves and don't just play when the opponent is low key, then you go to that gear. We need to try and take our game to the next level so that you forever remain vibrant - it is something that we need to do.

"If your opponent is lackadaisical and you go to the same level you will never get a result.

"We are demanding from them (the Chiefs players) to show their quality, show their class and play good football."

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