Absa Premiership

Pirates won't park the bus

2015-10-02 11:56
Mpho Makola (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Orlando Pirates midfield maestro Mpho Makola believes it would be foolish for to play defensively in the second leg of their CAF Confederations Cup semi-final.

The Buccaneers take a slender advantage into the game against Al-Ahly in Egypt after claiming a 1-0 win in the first leg at Orlando Stadium last weekend and Makola thinks it would be disastrous if they went to Egypt and simply tried to protect that lead.

"We were playing against a tough team. They are a good side but I feel that we played well. We could have scored more, but at least we have the upper hand going into the second-leg," Makola told Soccer Laduma.

"Going into the game in Egypt this weekend, we are not going to park the bus as some people might think.

"As soon as you do that against such a quality side, you'll pay dearly. We'll approach the game the same way we did in the first-leg. We'll go there and try to make a game of it."

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