Absa Premiership

Tinkler: I felt sorry for Kermit

2015-03-11 09:39
Kermit Erasmus (Gallo Images)

Cape Town – Orlando Pirates coach Eric Tinkler admits that he “felt sorry” for Kermit Erasmus as the striker goal-bound efforts were saved by Chippa United goalkeeper Mbongeni Mzimela.

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Mzimela allowed only two goals to hit the back of his net as Mpho Makola and Sifiso Myeni’s goals in the first-half were enough to hand Pirates three points.

According to KickOff, in the second-half Mzimela put in a sterling 45 minutes as he made several saves of which Erasmus had two saved from the Chippa goalkeeper.

"Shame, I felt sorry for Kermit [Erasmus], he got in the right positions,” said Tinkler.

“He had two great opportunities you know it would have been good for him to get on the score-sheet but overall happy to get the result.

“It was always going to be a difficult one, particularly after the Derby."

Erasmus missed out the opportunity to add to his PSL goal tally which stands at eight goals.

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