Chiefs striker Mphela hoping for Sundowns to drop points

Chiefs are four points behind Sundowns with two games to go, and Mphela admits that they are now hoping for his parent club to drop points
Kaizer Chiefs striker Katlego Mphela believes that luck wasn't on their side against Free State Stars on Wednesday, as AmaKhosi fell four points behind leaders Mamelodi Sundowns on the log.

Mphela opened the scoring for the Soweto giants in the second half, but they let it slip late in the game to draw 1-1 at home. And 'Killer' said that they just have to accept the result and move on.

"We wanted to win, but clearly it wasn't meant be," Mphela said after the game. "They probably deserved something out of this match. We just have to go back and focus on our next two games," he said.

The 29-year-old Mphela who is on loan from Sundowns until the end of the season, would have liked to win the league with Chiefs this season, but he understands that it is not in their hands anymore.

He admitted that they are now relying on other teams to beat Sundowns in the next two games. The Brazilians face SuperSport United on Tuesday night before traveling to KwaZulu Natal to lock horns with Maritzburg United in their final game of the season.

Chiefs have two tricky encounters left for the season - against AmaTuks and AmaZulu - and they will be looking to collect those six points although Sundowns could be crowned champions with a win over Matsatsantsa next Tuesday.

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