Cape Town - SuperSport United coach Kaitano Tembo
believes George Lebese must not play like he has a point to prove
against Mamelodi Sundowns on Wednesday.
The left-winger is still contracted to Sundowns but moved to SuperSport on loan during the January transfer window.
The 30-year-old was completely out of favour under coach Pitso
Mosimane and he was forced to move to United in order to resurrect his
As such, with Matsatsantsa set to face the Brazilians on Wednesday in
a Premiership clash at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium, Tembo insists the
forward remains composed.
He told reporters: "If he gets an opportunity he must play his normal
game and not put himself under pressure. Probably pressure can come
from him putting himself under pressure but for us it's like any other
"If he puts the same performance he displayed against
Polokwane City that's all we need, that's all we are looking for, that's
why he is here with us.
"I am happy the way he played against
Polokwane City, he played very well and I hope if he gets an opportunity
to play on Wednesday that he plays the same way he played on Sunday.
it's not about him proving a point but about him going out there and
playing. Not putting himself under pressure, because when you start
putting yourself under pressure you start making mistakes and we don't
want him to do that. We want him to relax and play his normal game."
Kick-off is at 19:30.