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Chiefs kept the pressure on Sundowns with a vital win at Polokwane City, and Baxter has urged his players to remain focused and win their remaining games of the season

Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter hailed his players following their comfortable 2-0 win over Polokwane City at the Peter Mokaba Stadium on Wednesday night.

AmaKhosi went into their City game on the back of two consecutive defeats, and Baxter was pleased with how they responded given the pressure to defend their league title although he was buffled by some of the referee's decisions on the night.

"I thought the boys performed very well in difficult circumstances. You know you've got to go and win the game," said Baxter after the game. "I thought they played some excellent football. The easiest thing to do when your are a bit primitive is to be very nervous, but I thought they played a very good football.

"A couple of unbelievable decisons by the referee, but I can laugh about it now that we've won... But I'm happy with the three points," he said.

The Soweto giants trail Mamelodi Sundowns by three points with a game in hand, and Baxter admitted that the league title may come down to goal difference.

However, the former Bafana mentor doesn't want to put more pressure on his players, and he's preaching discipline and composure going into the final four games of the season.


"It may well come down to goal difference and I think we just have to keep playing. It's one game at a time, but I think the biggest job is for us to keep on focusing on what we can do; making sure that we don't lose our discipline, lose our composure and keep playing," added Baxter.

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