Komphela takes the blame for Kaizer Chiefs' poor show

Amakhosi's title dreams were dented by Matsatsantsa last weekend, but Komphela refused to blame his players after the disappointing result

Kaizer Chiefs head coach Steve Komphela has said that he takes the responsibility for his side's 2-2 draw away to SuperSport United. 

Amakhosi conceded a goal in the closing stages of that particular game, but Komphela felt his players gave it their all throughout the 90 minutes.

He feels the only aspect of the game they should improve on is to concentrate more and avoid conceding cheap goals.   

"I must take the responsibility to be honest‚" Komphela told reporters.

"Without shielding anybody‚ who else can you blame? They gave it their best. The energy was there and they got into scoring opportunities," he said.

"Maybe one thing that we can improve on - we need to concentrate more and not give away easy goals. Maybe we need to work on our concentration at the back, command better and be more compact," he continued.

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"We shouldn’t allow these lone wolves. You go back to (Mxolisi) Kunene’s goal (in the 2-2 draw against Baroka); the guy took a ball in midfield‚ he ran and ran‚ took a shot‚ it deflected off (Daniel) Cardoso and went in. Look at the Cape Town City match‚ the (Aubrey) Ngoma goal is the same," Komphela added. 

"Even the (Aubrey) Modiba one (against SuperSport) is the same. Do you blame anyone? I have to be honest‚ I can’t blame anyone. We have to concentrate more," said the Amakhosi mentor.

The Glamour Boys will be at home to Golden Arrows this coming weekend in what is a must-win clash for them if they want to keep their title hopes alive.