Absa Premiership

Jaakkola wants Ajax to rectify mistakes

2016-04-20 09:36
Anssi Jaakkola (Supplied)

Cape Town - Ajax Cape Town goalkeeper Anssi Jaakkola says their lack of concentration is the reasoning for their reoccurring 'silly' mistakes.

The Urban Warriors have been struggling in their defensive duties which Jaakkola voiced his concerns to.

Ajax’s goalless draw against Kaizer Chiefs at the FNB Stadium was just their second clean sheet in their last 10 Absa Premiership games.

According to the club’s official website, Jaakkola admits that they have been conceding stupid goals.

“During the first half, I don’t think we actually came out of the changing room, but the second half we did manage to create a few chances and almost won the game,” said the shot stopper.

“We still make too many mistakes as a team, we lose the ball too easily and when it comes to counter attacking, in those situations we are still too exposed and very vulnerable.

“These are things that we need to get rid of because it has been costing us games the entire season especially the ones we could have easily won.

“There were like five games that we conceded stupid goals and lost the ball too easily, allowing the other team to counter attack. The games where we didn’t have much to worry about like Platinum

“Stars at home, we just seem to have this one thing about our game where we make silly mistakes.

“Maybe our concentration isn’t where it should be because the players seem to be accepting these mistakes game after game, it’s costing us points and it looks like it is going to cost us the top eight. It is something that we need to fix,” Jaakkola stressed.

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