- Orlando Pirates coach Josef Zinnbauer issued a warning to Kaizer Chiefs ahead of the Soweto derby
- Zinnbauer feels his players are in a better position and that the pressure is on the Amakhosi to get a result
- Pirates have flown under the radar, but have now won six consecutive PSL matches
Is Orlando Pirates coach Josef Zinnbauer possibly playing a bit of mind games ahead of the massive Soweto derby?
According to Zinnbauer, expectations are low for his team, but the pressure is mounting on the Chiefs players.
Chiefs have enjoyed a massive lead in the Absa Premiership for much of the season, but as Briefly.co.za reported earlier, that lead has been slowly reduced.
Following Chiefs' surprise loss to Maritzburg United on Saturday, the deficit between the Amakhosi and Buccaneers has been reduced to only six points.
Pirates were in mediocre form for the first half of the season, but have enjoyed a stunning turnaround under Zinnbauer.
Despite picking up six consecutive victories, the German still feels that his team are flying under the radar.
Zinnbauer said, "We have not the pressure at the moment, we are very happy and glad that we are playing against Kaizer Chiefs. Kaizer Chiefs is a little bit under pressure now, they lost, we know this."
KickOFF.com reported that Zinnbauer was adamant that he wouldn't allow his team to be drawn into title talk and that Pirates are taking it one game at a time.
Zinnbauer added, "So, we don't look to the title, we only look to the three points in the next game."
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