Absa Premiership

Pitso hails 'super sub' Laffor

2015-11-05 11:00
Anthony Laffor (Supplied)

Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has lauded the impact of match-winner Anthony Laffor but felt his defence are also due special mention.

Laffor came off the bench to net the only goal of the game on 70 minutes as the Brazilians dispatched Chippa United at the Nelson Mandela Bay to move top of the Premiership standings on goal difference.

"Anthony Laffor has the Midas touch. What a super sub. Forever he saves us like this," said Mosimane after their 1-0 victory at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

"It was a very competitive game. We saw what happened to Black Aces here. They gave us the same medicine. They pushed us back and we couldn't do anything.

"But we had a very good (defensive) structure. I think our achievement at the back was very good. (Hlompho) Kekana and (Bongani) Zungu collected a lot of balls and we always played them on the break.

"Denis Onyango also gave us something different because of his height. We defended set-pieces very well but Onyango did exceptionally well.

"At the end I have to praise my midfield. (Lerato) Chabangu was sneaking in there. He's so smart. So we had to play one less up front.

"I just want to say, I fear for the teams that must still come here (to Port Elizabeth to play Chippa United)."

NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
Sunday, 17 December 2017
Baroka FC v SuperSport United, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Golden Arrows v Maritzburg United, Princess Magogo Stadium 15:30
Tuesday, 19 December 2017
Mamelodi Sundowns v Cape Town City FC, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 19:30
Wednesday, 20 December 2017
Bloemfontein Celtic v SuperSport United, Dr Molemela Stadium 19:30
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
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

English Premiership flutter

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

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.