Cape Town - Orlando
Pirates coach Eric Tinkler said he has absolutely no regrets after deciding to
play just one striker during the Soweto Derby against Kaizer Chiefs on
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Both teams failed to score a goal on the afternoon but
Tinkler does not think his tactics had a significant impact on the outcome of
the result, although his team did not achieve the desired result.
“The thinking behind playing the one striker was because of
the opposition,” said a satisfied Tinkler after the match.
“We couldn’t afford to be crowded in the middle. I think it
Much of debate ahead of the match centred around the fact
that Lehlohonolo Majoro started ahead of Kermit Erasmus, who many felt had done
enough to secure a spot in the matchday eleven this week.
"We started with ‘Major’ because he was fresher
[because of a three-game suspension] after the amount of games we have played
in a short space of time," said Tinkler.