Absa Premiership

Makola 'haunted' by misses

2015-03-11 19:33
Mpho Makola (Gallo Images)

Johannesburg - Orlando Pirates attacking midfielder Mpho Makola has insisted that his teammates should have capitalised on a wounded Chippa United and added to their tally in the second half of their encounter on Tuesday.

The Buccaneers triumphed 2-0 over the Chilli Boys in their PSL encounter at the Orlando Stadium courtesy of Makola and Sifiso Myeni's first half strikes.

'Bibo' has admitted that he also wasted some glorious opportunities to increase the scoreline on the night, confessing that those missed chances may come back to haunt them at the end of the 2014/15 campaign.

"We had a good game overall," said Makola.

"We managed to kill the game early in the first half, which was what we wanted to do.

"It was a physical game and they came back very stronger in the second half but we kept them at bay because we were solid at the back.

"I feel that we also created a lot of chances in the second half.

"We could have buried a lot of them and I was also a victim of those missed chances.

"I feel that I should have scored another one but again if you don’t it might come back to haunt you at the end of the season."

Pirates will now switch focus to their first outing in the 2015 CAF Confederations Cup clash against Uganda Revenue Authority at home on Saturday.

Kick-off is at 17:00.  

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