Absa Premiership

Bartlett: It's going down to the wire

2016-05-12 19:15
Shaun Bartlett (TEAMtalk)

Cape Town - University of Pretoria coach Shaun Bartlett still believes his side will survive the drop, despite sitting at the foot of the table with just one game left to play.

A 2-2 draw with Polokwane City at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium on Wednesday night saw AmaTuks drop down to the basement.

"Every week we coaches talk about missed chances. Once again it's about composure and staying calm," Bartlett said after the match.

"Obviously the goal we conceded was straight after I made a change, with Partson Jaure having an injury. So it's one of those things where we have to adapt much quicker and make sure we finish off our chances.

"I said before it was going to be difficult coming here, but once again the players showed we are up for the fight. At least at this point in time it gives us an opportunity to fight for another day.

"I know it's going to go down to the wire. Obviously all three teams are, in this moment of time, still in it. We just have to make sure with the home game.

"It's in our hands. We just got to make sure of the three points, it's the only thing we go for."


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