Absa Premiership

Komphela: We had more than enough chances against Pirates

2019-03-04 08:20
Steve Komphela
Steve Komphela (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Golden Arrows coach Steve Komphela feels his side could have walked away with at least a share of the spoils if they had finished better in their defeat against Orlando Pirates at the Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium on Saturday.

Justin Shonga scored after 20 minutes what proved to be the only goal of the game as the Buccaneers went up to second in the standings with the victory.

The loss leaves Arrows in 10th place on the PSL table but Komphela felt his team did not get what they deserved against the Soweto giants.

Komphela told Supersport after the game: "I thought we had a good latter part of the first half. We looked quite convincing and settled.

"We were playing in a way that was showing that what we were doing at training is starting to come out.

"Obviously the speed at which Orlando Pirates plays, I thought their front runners, if you can allow them space to interplay they will give you problems. For the better of the game we controlled it.

"The only thing I thought we could have done better; just have the knack, the confidence to finish. We had more than enough chances to at least make it 1-1 or even 2-1."

 

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