Baxter: Kaizer Chiefs didn’t turn up in the second half

AmaKhosi went level on points with log leaders Mamelodi Sundowns following their first ever league win over AmaTuks on Monday

Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter was only pleased with the three points against AmaTuks on Monday night, but he admitted that his charges didn’t come to the party in the second half.

AmaKhosi took an early lead through Knowledge Musona in the 6th minute, but they could not increase their lead despite dominating possession.

“In the second half we didn’t turn up. I think we played some marvellous football in the first half,” said Baxter after the game. “The only thing I wanted at halftime was more composure so we could turn that domination into goals.

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“We came out in the second half and it was a mixture of poor concentration and poor discipline. So we ended getting very annoyed with ourselves and making mistakes, because of that. We just didn’t turn up,” he said.

However, Baxter added that results are more important to win the league although he admitted that they will not win anything if they can always play the way that they did in their last 45 minutes of the game.  

“We are in a results driven industry and I am happy with the three points, but if we are going to be serious about this then we have to make sure that we don’t have that dip that we had in the second half. We work very hard to get rid of it, but we fell back to it tonight which is not pleasing,” added Baxter.

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