Cape Town - Black Leopards coach Dylan Kerr says he
is enraged by the attitude and performance of his players in
Wednesday's 2-0 defeat to Absa Premiership leaders Orlando Pirates.
The Sea Robbers took an early lead through a superb Luvuyo Memela
free-kick in the first stanza before Thembinkosi Lorch's late header
secured all three points at Orlando Stadium.
The result means Bucs moved three points clear at the summit of the
table whereas Leopards appear to be getting drawn back into the
Currently, the side have 25 points in 12th position with the likes of
Chippa United, Baroka and Free State Stars on 24 beneath them.
Nonetheless, Kerr revealed he is furious with his players in the loss
and said strong action would be taken to remedy the situation ahead of
Saturday's clash with Kaizer Chiefs at Thohoyandou Stadium.
Speaking after the game, he told SuperSport: "We were lucky to escape with just two goals.
"We gave them the ball too often and should have been punished. It
was suicide. On another day, it could have been easily three or four.
Micho should be a bit angry with his strikers because they had plenty of
opportunities, but the opportunities came from our poor
"I'm absolutely gobsmacked. I was out on the pitch at the end of the
game and my players were laughing, making jokes and we've just been
"Their chances have come from our mistakes and we're better than
that. Tonight in the second half, we were killing ourselves. We kept
giving the ball away and that's not how we play.
"I'm angry. I've been nice to these guys. I can't get in to them too
much because we've got a big game in Thohoyandou on Saturday against
Kaizer Chiefs. I'm looking at the body language in the last 20 minutes
and even the experienced players' heads were down.
"I'm not happy, not
happy today. My team is better than that."