Register Login Scores

PSL

Bucs Coach: It Was Unacceptable From Us

Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic admits that it is unacceptable that his side surrendered a two-goal lead to draw with Cape Town City on Wednesday night.

Read: Careless Bucs Throw Away Two-Goal Lead

First-half goals from Augustine Mulenga and Innocent Maela handed the Buccaneers a convincing lead going into half time, but a sloppy second half showing from the home side saw Ayanda Patosi score a brace as the league match ended 2-2.

Speaking after the match Sredojevic made his feelings very clear and confessed that they paid the price for a poor effort.

“We had the team under total dominance in the first half. We had 2-0. We had the chance to bury the game and instead of burying the game we allowed them to score that one goal that put us under an element of pressure,” Sredojevic told SuperSport after the game.

“It can show that 2-0 is the most dangerous scoreline in the game of football.

“It was unacceptable that we opened up for them to catch us on counters to allow this amount of out numberings. This is exactly where we pay the price.

“We had clear cut chances to bury the game and to pull away from them. We had them on the hook, they went off the hook. It is a lesson. On a score like 2-0, we have no time to be complacent, to relax and to think that everything is our result.

“In this game you have no time to relax, you have no time to be complacent. We have learnt this lesson the hard way.

“We insisted at half time to by no means allow complacency but to defend by possession, to defend by attacking, to score the third goal and put the game beyond their reach.

“Everything went well until that moment when we conceded the first goal, from that moment blood entered into our head and we lost concentration in the set-piece closing division of the goal keeper and the side-kick which is completely unacceptable.

“Simply this is to regret and to learn the lesson that 2-0 is the most dangerous score in football and to prepare for our Saturday game.

“We need to go back to the drawing board, to pull up our shoes and socks and prepare for Saturday's game. We cannot cry about this. We must put it behind us.”

Starting XI: SuperSport V Man City

Ronaldo In Tears After Sending Off In Juve's UCL Opener

Where To For Myeni ...

Patosi: It Was Tough But We Did It For Benni

22 comments

Top 5

Breaking: Rulani Returns To Sundowns

110 Jul 08, 2020 11:13 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

11 May 20, 2020 08:32 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Rest In Peace Khunadi 'Kaka' Nkoana!

14 Jul 07, 2020 07:28 PM in PSL

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

28 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

How Ndlovu Suffered Since Joining Pirates

47 Jul 07, 2020 09:25 AM in Orlando Pirates

Shaba Vs Yeye: Who Had The Hottest Cars Through The Years?

6 Jul 04, 2020 10:42 AM in Stars & Their Cars

Sirino Confirms He Splurged The Cash This New Mansion!

1 Jul 08, 2020 11:00 AM in Ballers Cribs & Travels

Date For Return To Football?  

43 Jul 04, 2020 07:07 PM in Siyagobhoza

Breaking: Rulani Returns To Sundowns

110 Jul 08, 2020 11:13 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

10 Confirmed Transfers You May Have Missed

1 Jul 05, 2020 12:00 PM in World News

New Deal On The Cards For Sundowns Star

19 Jul 07, 2020 11:27 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

10 Footballers Who Lied About Their Age

52 May 10, 2020 07:16 PM in International

‘Some Teams Are Signing Goalkeepers To Make Them Back-Up’

22 Jul 07, 2020 04:31 PM in Orlando Pirates

The Highest-Paid Footballers In The World Today

11 Mar 29, 2020 07:16 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Inside Chiefs: The Amakhosi Pledge!

12 Jul 07, 2020 01:22 PM in Kaizer Chiefs