Absa Premiership

No ruining Tuks purple patch

2015-03-09 11:19
Steve Komphela (Supplied)
Steve Komphela (Supplied)

Cape Town - Maritzburg United coach Steve Komphela admits that there was nothing his side could do to stop the momentum of the University of Pretoria.

Read: Barker praises AmaZulu

An early goal for Atusaye Nyondo saw AmaTuks to victory in their Absa Premiership match at the Tuks Stadium.

The hosts had to play over an hour of the match with 10 men following the expulsion of Vuyisile Ntombayithethi.

According to KickOff, Komphela said that Rise and Shine had no chance to get anything out of the game with Tuks being in a “purple patch”.

“People must take heed that when you face a team in a purple patch there is nothing that you can do,” said Komphela.

“There's no way you can have a one-man advantage almost the whole match and not afford to win it.

“Forget the chances you create, one man up with all the time available, you just have to accept there is nothing you can do.”

The result sees Tuks move up to seventh on the Premiership log with 29 points, while United remain in 10th on 24 points.

Read more on:    maritzburg united  |  psl  |  steve komphela  |  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
Friday, 15 December 2017
Cape Town City FC v AmaZulu FC, Cape Town Stadium 20:00
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Mamelodi Sundowns v Bloemfontein Celtic, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 15:30
Chippa United v Polokwane City, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 15:30
Free State Stars v Orlando Pirates, Goble Park 18:00
Wits v Platinum Stars, Bidvest Stadium 20:15
Kaizer Chiefs v Ajax Cape Town, Moses Mabhida Stadium 20:15
Sunday, 17 December 2017
Baroka FC v SuperSport United, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Golden Arrows v Maritzburg United, Princess Magogo Stadium 15:30
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
English Premiership flutter

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

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

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.