There will be changes when Kaizer Chiefs face TTM in their next DStv Premiership clash, coach Gavin Hunt has confirmed.
Amakhosi were held to a 2-2 draw away to Bloemfontein on Saturday in their previous match and were unable to move back into the Top 8 bracket.
Hunt’s side also suffered some injuries, with the club confirming on Monday that six players had been ruled out for the trip to Polokwane.
One guaranteed change is goalkeeper Bruce Bvuma, who was an early substitute against Celtic after Daniel Akpeyi suffered a concussion.
Itumeleng Khune still has a shoulder injury.
“The line-up has to change,” Hunt was quoted on the club’s website.
“People are getting injured and suspended when you play so many games. It’s only natural that players get injured, so we have a few problems. We have to use the squad and anyone who steps in, we have total faith in them. We need to be positive and play.”
Hunt remains focused on achieving a Top 8 finish, but with games running out it now appears a mammoth task as they face Nedbank Cup finalists TTM on Tuesday, who are also in the fight of their lives to avoid relegation at the end of the season.
“We have five league games to go and we have not secured our place in the top eight yet. It’s going to be a big ask but we can do it. Obviously CAF games are around the corner in between all of this so we will be travelling,” said Hunt.
“And locally we have to come back to Limpopo and go further north to Venda to play Black Leopards, which is a long trip that’s going to be in between the two CAF games.”
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