Absa Premiership

Pitso: Sundowns are back

2013-08-05 10:09
Hlompho Kekana (Gallo)
Johannesburg - Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane was thrilled to see his side 'get what they wanted' after seeing off Bloemfontein Celtic 3-1 at the Free State Stadium on Sunday.

According to the Football411 website, goals from Hlompho Kekana and Cuthbert Malajila coupled with Teko Modise's penalty put the Brazilians 3-0 up, although Kennedy Mweene was denied a debut clean sheet as Joel Mogorosi converted his own spot-kick in injury-time.

Mosimane, though, was more than pleased with the performance and result, despite seeing Anthony Laffor sent off for an intentional hand-ball as both sides finished with 10-men following John Arwuah's red card before half-time.

"We came to Bloemfontein and we did what we had to do," 'Bra Pitso' said after the game.

"We knew what we wanted, we caught them on the long balls, because they thought we'd play short balls, and we got what we wanted."

Mosimane has had a telling effect at Sundowns since taking charge at Chloorkop last December, and the 49-year-old feels Bafana Bastyle are finally starting to get back to their best.

He said: "I said it last year, we need to get back, and we are back. But we are not yet solid - we still have to face other strong teams, but we're playing the game of Sundowns."

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