City coach Tinkler expects a “tough” AmaZulu.

At this stage of the season, matches tend to be tougher and Cape Town City manager Eric Tinkler expects exactly that when his teammates clash with AmaZulu FC in the DStv Premiership match at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday. afternoon.

Tinkler, whose team ranks second in the league standings, says every team is playing for something with the league coming to an end, which makes matches more difficult.
The Mother City-based club has collected 48 points in 28 games, while Usuthu has recorded 40 on the same number of games and is in seventh place in the standings.

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“They will be difficult. We have reached the end of the season where everyone is trying to finish great. Whether he will be in the top four, the top eight, to avoid relegation, or whether you will keep your job or not. This is just the reality of professional football, so it’s important for us to focus on ourselves and not just rely on ourselves.

“And to continue what we have been doing since the beginning of the year. That is believing in ourselves, working at high intensity, the unity we have in the squad and the confidence we have in our abilities, but we know it will be a difficult match, “said the Cape City manager.

“Because AmaZulu is a good team with many talented players and we will have to give it our all because it doesn’t matter who you play with. Last week we played TS Galaxy which are at the bottom of the log and you saw how difficult the game was. You can expect an even more difficult challenge from AmaZulu.

Tinkler’s City will seek revenge against AmaZulu, with the KwaZulu-Natal team beating them 2-0 in the first round of the campaign.