Absa Premiership

Rosslee laments complacency

2015-05-25 10:28
Craig Rosslee (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Moroka Swallows head coach Craig Rosslee believes his side's 4-1 humbling at the hands of Jomo Cosmos on Sunday was down to them not having the right mentality.

Read: Cosmos demolish Swallows to go top

Cosmos were desperate for a win to get their PSL promotion-relegation playoff campaign back on track after an opening-round loss to Black Leopards, and it showed at the Isak Steyl Stadium this weekend.

Swallows began the game full of confidence having comfortably beaten Leopards in their first playoff game, and looked like they believed they could beat Cosmos just by being there.

However, the Soweto outfit, who have never been relegated during the PSL era, were brought crashing back to earth by a ruthless Ezenkosi outfit, with the result leaving all three sides level on three points.

"We came here and thought we could win the game with the wrong mentality," Rosslee told KickOff.

"We had to have the right attitude and mentality... and we didn't have that today and we got punished duly for it.

"We can't concede that amount of goals with five at the back. When we concede goals like that its sacrilege.”

Cosmos now top the table on goal difference, with the Dube Birds moving from first to last after the result.

The race is tightly poised at the halfway stage and all three of the sides involved will have to fight hard to earn the right to play in the Premiership next season.

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