Cape Town - Orlando Pirates coach Milutin
Sredojevic was satisfied with the way his side bounced back from their
defeat to Supersport United midweek after thrashing Amazulu at the
Orlando Stadium on Saturday.
Pirates claimed an emphatic 4-1 home win over Usuthu even though the
visitors grabbed an early lead through Jabulani Ncobeni in the 12th
The Buccaneers though roared back with goals by Kudakwashe Mahachi,
Luvuyo Memela, Justin Shonga and Ben Motshwari to seal an impressive
It was the perfect response by the Soweto club after they fell to 1-0
home loss against Supersport on Wednesday and Sredojevic was pleased
with the ability to put the last game behind them.
Sredojevic told Supersport TV after the win against Amazulu:
"Living on the philosophy; when it’s bad do not give up and when it’s
good do not fly. We're aware that on Wednesday we were on the opposite -
the losing side.
"It was a good medicine in preparation for this match because we
believe we don't have a footballing problem but a mental problem.
"After the setback on Wednesday, today we answered well from the
start. However, against the run of play due to one turnover we got
The visiting team's early goal could have rocked Pirates but the
Soweto giants kept their composure and found a way back into the game.
Sredojevic continued: "We didn't lose our heads, we answered with a
quick equaliser and two more goals that have in any way set the tone.
"In the second half we thought we should not defend by defending
because when you defend against a team that is attacking like the
opponent, we want to defend by possessing."