The match was played under trying rainy conditions. The opponent approach suited the conditions better because they played direct. Our defence did very well in dealing with the direct balls. It took us 8 minutes to find the back of the net. A corner kick sequence resulted in Lamola opening the score to make it 0:1.
We also missed two clear cut chances which could have put the game beyond in the first half. The opponent as expected started the second half on a high but we dealt with the pressure very well. We then got ourselves the second goal from Lamola again and the score was 0:2.
We failed to kill the match and the opponent kept growing in confidence and pulled one back to make it 1:2. We were forced to make a few changes in the midfield by taking MOLEFE out, Nkombelo in and pushed Lunga into central midfield alongside Parusnath.
We had moments where we were put under undue pressure. The two other subs in Sabelo and Sibiya did not change our game much instead we were just defending deeper and deeper. We defended a bit too deep and failed to come out on Counter successfully.
The few times we did, we missed great clear cut chances to bury the match. We finished the match 1:2 and moved into the quarterfinals of the Nedbank Cup.