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Rhulani On Lorch: That Behaviour Won't Be Condoned

Orlando Pirates coach Rhulani Mokwena was not too pleased to talisman Thembinkosi Lorch sent off in the win over Polokwane City.

Read: Super Subs Rescue Pirates After Lorch Sees Red

The Soweto giants got back to winning ways in the Absa Premiership with a 3-2 victory over Rise and Shine on Tuesday evening.

Both teams finish with ten men after Lorch and Puleng Tlolane were given their marching orders in the first half.

"I haven't seen the penalty to be honest, I will check. But I think the red card [on Lorch] is deserved because he is retaliating to a situation where he shouldn't retaliate to, so I have to check again," Mokwena told SuperSport after the game.

"I saw unfortunately they hit him with the ball and the emotions got the better of him unfortunately. But that sort of behaviour can't be condoned, we'll speak to him, it's not right," he added.

However, Mokwena did praise his side rallying from behind to defeat Polokwane on home soil.

"Don't we love to make it difficult? I think I'm gonna die a very young death you know. My heart can't take too many of these sort of matches. What are you gonna say?

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"Again spirited performance. You know these players... I said to them at half-time that I'm gonna start finding nicknames for them of superheroes, like Batman, Superman and all the likes because they are trying to prove how strong they are, how resilient they are," he continued.

"We know they are resilient, we know they are spirited, they fight for the badge, they do the best they can especially when the going gets tough you know. So [I am] very proud of them but we're still being let down by a few details in our match," he added.

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