CAPS United coach Lloyd Chitembwe admitted his aspect’s continued poor run of kind was now a priority after watching his gamers placed on one other lifeless show to succumb to a 3rd successive Castle Lager Premiership soccer defeat with a crushing 3-0 loss towards FC Platinum at Mandava on Saturday.
Walter Musona opened the scoring within the fifteenth minute with a deflected free-kick earlier than Hagiazo Magaya doubled the lead two minutes.
Thandolwenkosi Ngwenya took the match additional past Caps United attain with the third objective from a superb header within the forty second minute earlier than FC Platinum held on for a dominant win.
CAPS United coach Chitembwe was not proud of the best way his gamers utilized themselves through the match and admitted it’ll be laborious to boost the gamers’ confidence ranges.
“It wasn’t good at all. We were very slow in this first half, the body language was just pathetic, but I thought we tried hard to fight back in the second half but they (FC Platinum) defended well,” Chitembwe stated after the match.
“I don’t know what was the reason for the lack of concentration for such a crucial game? Now it’s going to be a lot of work to try raising the players confidence.”
The defeat got here after a chaotic week for CAPS United through which they fired three gamers for masterminding a participant striker which just about led to a boycott of their match towards Cranborne Bullets final week.
And on Saturday their season continued to go from dangerous to worse with one other chastening loss at Mandava which leaves them tenth on the go surfing 17 factors and trailing leaders Dynamos, who’ve a recreation in hand by 12 factors
FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza was elated with the victory after final week’s loss on the highway towards Herentals.
“I am thrilled by the fact that we managed to beat CAPS United for the first time at Mandava Stadium. It’s a good improvement from the defeat last weekend,” Mapeza stated.
“At this point, I am praying that they work hard and remain focused to keep grinding good results both at home and away.”
Mapeza’s fees, who’re looking for a fourth successive Premier Soccer League title at the moment are fourth on the go surfing 22 factors.
Meanwhile Chicken Inn wasted alternative to shut the hole between them and leaders Dynamos after being held to a goalless draw towards Herentals. — ZimSportLive.