Cape Town - Golden
Arrows coach Clinton Larsen says his side can still finish in the
Absa Premiership's top eight if they can record good results against Platinum
Stars and Maritzburg United.
Arrows beat Kaizer Chiefs 3-1 on Tuesday to move to ninth in the
standings and are now on the tail of Bloemfontein Celtic, Chippa United
and Cape Town City.
Chiefs went down to Arrows courtesy of a brace from Lerato Lamola as
well as Velemseni Ndwandwe's strike. Meanwhile, Bernard Parker got
Chiefs' goal after earlier Leo Castro had been sent off for a lunging
Speaking to SuperSport after the game, Larsen said: "I've
been saying this to you guys (media) for the last two months, we've
always been one win away from the top eight, one win away.
"Finally we get that result that, I won't say it puts us in the top eight, but allows us to challenge for the top eight.
"A lot of people also said ‘how are we gonna get points looking at
the last few games, against Mamelodi Sundowns, Chiefs, it's Platinum
Stars and Maritzburg?’
"I said the most difficult game is gonna be Platinum Stars because
it's a team that still believes that they can catch the team ahead of
them. So they are still fighting for their lives. They've got a very
experienced team and it's going to be tough against them.
"But it's six points left to play for and there's still a big, big
chance of us achieving our top-eight goal, but it’s not going to be