Absa Premiership

Gavin Hunt bemoans 'individual mistakes'

2019-03-05 09:59
Gavin Hunt
Gavin Hunt (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Bidvest Wits head coach Gavin Hunt has admitted his side's home form is a major issue, and has urged his players to "knuckle down and get a few results".

The Clever Boys have slipped off the top spot in the Absa Premiership standings following 3-2 defeat to Cape Town City last Saturday a result that stretched their winless run in the league to three games.

And, with his side recording just one win in four attempts at Bidvest Stadium since the turn of the year, Hunt wants his side to recapture the form that saw his side storm to the top of the table.

"Right now, I don't want to play at home, because we can't win," Hunt told The Star. "In the first round we beat all these teams away, (Orlando) Pirates, (Kaizer) Chiefs, Cape Town City, but in the second round, we haven't done it.

"That's the disappointing part. We can organise and get everyone settled, but the individual mistakes are crazy."

Reflecting on the defeat to the Citizens, Hunt continued: "We've also got to get the rub of the green because there were two penalties.

"Pelembe (was brought down), and there was a handball because the ball went into the hand and they didn't give it (the officials).

"But it is what it is, and we've got to knuckle down and get a few results."

Wits face a massive test of their title credentials this coming Saturday with fellow high-flyers Orlando Pirates set to visit Bidvest Stadium.

 

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