The Brazilians’ tacticians continued with their coverage of rotation once they claimed victory within the Western Cape
Former Kaizer Chiefs winger Junior Khanye has questioned the Mamelodi Sundowns coaches’ choice to play Rivaldo Coetzee and bench Andile Jali in addition to Haashim Domingo in Saturday’s Premier Soccer League 2-1 win over Stellenbosch at Danie Craven Stadium.
The Brazilians needed to come from behind to grind out a win by way of Peter Shalulile’s injury-time purpose after Gaston Sirino had cancelled out Stanley Dimbga’s opener for the hosts.
The match got here three days after Jali produced a splendid present within the 4-Zero Nedbank Cup Final-16 win over Polokwane Metropolis final Wednesday with Domingo being topped Man of the Match.
However the two discovered themselves on the bench on Saturday whereas Coetzee acquired the nod for his 10th league match of the season.
“It was a lucky win for Sundowns. The best way their coaches approached the sport was very disappointing,” Khanye advised iDiski TV.
“They don’t have to do this. They’re teaching human beings and never some iron. If you’ll take Andile Jali and Haashim Domingo who gained Man of the Match [against Polokwane City] and put him on the bench, it should demoralise him.
“When different gamers win Man of the Match you’ll proceed taking part in them.
“First, he’s combating to be within the beginning line-up. Final week he began and did very nicely and gained Man of the Match, however as we speak he was on the bench, it kills him. At present you herald Rivaldo Coetzee who didn’t play final week. I do not perceive that.
“Andile Jali was excellent and you set him on the bench. I don’t know if it’s due to his achievements killing him. The boy has been within the sport for some time, performed for Orlando Pirates and did nicely after which got here to Sundowns and grabbed his probability. I don’t perceive.
“Particular person brilliance gained the sport; Shalulile and likewise Sirino. I don’t perceive the substitution of Sirino.”
Sirino was taken off for Kermit Erasmus seven minutes after he grabbed the equaliser for Sundowns.
Saturday’s match additionally noticed the return of ahead Mauricio Affonso from a long-term harm as he performed his first sport since February 2020.