- Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp shared his frustration with the 1-1 draw with Black Leopards
- Middendorp felt his players were too relaxed and that it was a case of two points dropped
- Following the weekend's results, Chiefs' lead reduced to seven points
Kaizer Chiefs played out to a 1-1 draw against Black Leopards at Thohoyandou Stadium on Saturday.
Briefly.co.za reported on the mixed reactions of the fans following the result.
Serbian forward Samir Nurkovic gave Chiefs the initiative with an early goal, only for Mokgakolodi Ngele to equalise through a delightful free-kick.
That equaliser seems to have left a bitter taste in the mouth of coach Ernst Middendorp.
The German tactician was left frustrated and felt his team became too complacent.
Middendorp said, "I think it's a bit of too relaxed, too relaxed after we scored this 1-0, dropped back."
However, KickOFF.com also reported that Middendorp was quick to compliment his opponents.
The German cited the tough tackling and passion from the Leopards players.
The German couldn't hide his overall disappointment as he said, "Ja, ja we dropped two points."
He added, "We have a point, we take a point and disappointment is definitely inside."
Briefly.co.za noted that the Amakhosi's lead has been reduced to seven points following the weekend's results.
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