Komphela – We dropped two points

Komphela – We dropped two points
Maritzburg United ch Steve Komphela form a guard of Honour to Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane © Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

Saturday May 10, 2014. 19:57

Maritzburg United coach Steve Komphela says he was satisfied with his side’s performance during Saturday’s 1-1 draw against Mamelodi Sundowns although he believes they should have won the game.

The Team of Choice opened the scoring through Heinrich Isaacks and had a few opportunities to add to their tally before Alje Schut netted the equaliser at the death to rescue a point for the newly-crowned Absa Premiership champions.

“Party-poopers they called us – almost – but Alje Schut came to their rescue,” Komphela said.

“It was a good game of football and I’m sure the people who came to witness this must be saying ‘what a nice game of football’.

“I thought we had enough opportunities to wrap it up; (Bongolwethu) Jayiya had two chances and Philani Zulu had another one. Then we conceded from a setpiece in the dying minutes.

“You could see in their (Sundowns) bench that they were desperate and they wanted to get at least a point out of it.

“For us, I would say it’s two points dropped but for them it’s a point salvaged.”

Maritzburg United have ended the 2013/14 campaign in 10th place with 38 points from 30 matches.

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