Absa Premiership

Igesund: Dolly the difference

2015-11-09 08:31
Keagan Dolly (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - SuperSport United coach Gordon Igesund felt his side were unable to deal with the pace and threat of Keagan Dolly following Saturday's Telkom Knockout defeat to Mamelodi Sundowns.

Matsatsantsa saw their TKO title defence ended at the semi-finals after going down 3-1 to the Brazilians, with Leonardo Castro, Thabo Nthethe and Bongani Zungu grabbing the goals to render David Mathebula's temporary equaliser as only a consolation.

Igesund, though, felt it was man of the match Dolly who made the biggest impact on the game, while also ruing some of his side's defensive frailties after battling back to 1-1.

"I was happy right up till 1-1," Igesund told Soccer Laduma.

"We conceded a goal, we fought back and scored a magnificent free-kick from David Mathebula.

"At half time I told the players that they (Sundowns) are getting a little bit of freedom on the far post and I told them to deal with that and to make sure, and of course they scored from that situation.

"But right up until there I think it was an even game.

"When they went 2-1 up, of course we have to start pushing players forward and we did that.

"I think the difference between the two teams tonight was Keagan Dolly, he was outstanding and well done to him, he really was the difference in the two teams tonight, he was excellent."

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Fixtures
Sunday, 26 January 2020
Baroka FC v Maritzburg United, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Friday, 31 January 2020
Maritzburg United v Cape Town City, Harry Gwala Stadium 20:00
Saturday, 01 February 2020
Highlands Park v Baroka FC, Makhulong Stadium 15:30
Chippa United v Orlando Pirates, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 15:30
Golden Arrows v SuperSport United, Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium 15:30
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

And the 2019/20 Absa Premiership champions will be ... ?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.