Stanton Fredericks
3 minute read
11 Dec 2019
2:36 pm

Ernst Middendorp has tactical sense

Stanton Fredericks

Kaizer Chiefs against Bloemfontein Celtic on Saturday night looked like a bit of a basketball match!

Ernst Middendorp of Kaizer Chiefs (Photo by Anesh Debiky/Gallo Images)

It really was end-to-end stuff, and credit must be given to Celtic for the part they played. They are not fifth in the table by mistake, they are one of the "not afraid to attack" teams. Obviously, they could defend better, but going forward Celtic are very dangerous. Having said that, Kaizer Chiefs were uncharacteristically bad in defence, they are top of the table because they can defend. Chiefs played with a three-man central defence, and I think this affected them, because there were so many bodies in the centre of the park that they were not sure who was...