George Lebese broke Matsatsantsa's hearts with two great goals in stoppage time to help Chiefs advance to the semifinals of the Nedbank Cup on Saturday
Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter expressed his delight at reaching the semifinals of the 2014 Nedbank Cup following their 2-0 victory over SuperSport United on Saturday afternoon.
It took George Lebese's late brace for AmaKhosi to book their place in the last four, and Baxter believes that neither of the two teams showed enough aggression to win the game until after the introduction of Bernard Parker.
"I am delighted to go through obviously," said Baxter after the game. "I thought the first hour of the game was quite a dour performance from both teams, neither team played with the real quality to unlock the other.
"I felt when we got Bernard (Parker) on we started moving better and playing with a bit more quality. We saw real quality twice, with the two goals," he said.
Baxter admitted that Matsatsantsa made them sweat for the two goals they scored on the day, but he was pleased with the kind of quality showed by his charges.
"It's difficult to pick your way through such tight defensive lines and to find pockets of space is difficult, and when we didn’t show the real quality to kick on from there, the further the game went on the more quality we showed," Baxter added.
United coach Cavin Johnson believes that his side didn't make use of the chances that they created against Chiefs, and confessed that he really wanted to progress to the semifinals.
“It was a typical Cup game. Both teams were a little cagey today. I thought we had the better chances and I really wanted to win this game. We really pushed them, but didn't make use of our chance in a proper way," said Johnson.
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