Cape Town - SuperSport United coach Kaitano Tembo
has hinted that the club's title challenge could be over after
Saturday's 0-0 draw with Polokwane City.
Tembo said in the week leading up to the draw with Rise and Shine
that a Premiership challenge was possible if his side could pick up wins
in their remaining matches.
However, the goalless tie with City sees United resting in sixth
position, 10 points behind leaders Orlando Pirates though they do have
two games in hand.
He told reporters: "I think the two points dropped was a setback, obviously this is not the right time to drop points.
"I was happy with the performance. We haven't played for almost a month and we didn't look sharp especially in the final third.
"We should have wrapped up the game in the first half, we created
many chances to win the game but in the final third we were not that
The return of the in-form Mxolisi Macuphu could come as a boost ahead
of the away league game against Mamelodi Sundowns on Wednesday at the
Loftus Versfeld Stadium.
Kick-off is at 19:30.