Absa Premiership

Arubi laments poor defending

2016-04-07 11:12
Washington Arubi (Gallo Images)

Pretoria - Following their Nedbank Cup exit in the hands of their cross town rivals SuperSport United on Tuesday, University of Pretoria captain Washington Arubi has lamented his team-mates poor defending tactics which led to them giving up a comfortable lead in the closing stages of the game.

AmaTuks lost 4-2 on penalties after drawing 3-3 in regulation time at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Attridgeville.

Thabo Nemukondeni, Ian Chikowa and an own goal from Grant Kekana were sufficient for the Students while Jeremy Brockie, Michael Morton and Morne Nel found the back of the net for Stuart Baxter’s men. 

“Yes it was a very tough game for both teams on the pitch.” Airubi said.

“But we managed to score goals and that was our main priority but again we didn’t manage to defend the set pieces and that coasted us so much.

“It was a game of two halves and we did well in the first half and the second half belonged to them.

“They scored two goals in the second half and we let ourselves down because we should have killed the game when we were 3-1 up.

“But overall it was a good game of football.”

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