Absa Premiership

Mosimane admits derby relief

2014-12-04 10:57
Pitso Mosimane (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane admits he was relieved to see his side finally get back to the winning trail following Wednesday's 3-1 Tshwane Derby victory over 10-man SuperSport United.

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The Brazilians entered this week's Lucas Moripe Stadium encounter on the back of four successive Premiership draws, and even went behind against Matsatsantsa - the newly crowned Telkom Knockout champions - as Dove Wome opened the scoring for United.

However, Khama Billiat, Themba Zwane and Teko Modise responded for Downs to secure all three points, while SuperSport had Thuso Phala sent off, leaving Mosimane unsurprisingly delighted.

"It's a relief, we can't hide it," said Mosimane.

"For me it's not about a relief of winning but for me it's about the guys that have been trying and being nervous.

“So now that they broke the ice, they can come back into their ways. I am happy we got three goals and three points and can't ask for more.

"It's unbelievable. Last week we played well but we didn't win. Today we didn't play well but we won.

"I think last 15 minutes we lost tactical discipline because they were already 10 men down and we needed goals.

"I am happy with the results, the performance. The last 15 minutes was not good but to be honest, it's good to see my team coming back from 1-0 down and score three goals."

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