Loss not a train smash – Baxter
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 22: Stuart Baxter being interviewed during the Kaizer Chiefs Media Open Day at Naturena on May 22, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. While it would have come as a crushing blow to go down 1-0 to Orlando Pirates in their MTN8 Cup first leg semi-final at FNB Stadium on Saturday, Kaizer Chiefs will have plenty of time to get things right for their return match on September 24 according to coach Stuart Baxter. Chiefs, by Baxter’s own admission, were way below par in the first half when they conceded the only goal of the encounter, and looked like going further behind. ”Certainly if you’re looking at the performance today and where I want us to be, that may not be a train smash as we’ve got a bit of time,” said Baxter after the game.
Though he expected his players to up their performance radically, Baxter said his men would still take the defeat badly. ”You’ve just got to get back on the horse and go again. Though the tangible problem was Chiefs’ inability to score, Baxter suggested the root cause could have been mental. He said the team did not show and composure were forcing the game.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at CitizenSimilar Stories