It was another fruitless journey for Asuto, whose tactician officiated during his latest match.
Amazon coach Benny McCarthy has asked referee Thendo & Zendzika to take on some responsibilities, saying “because your team doesn’t even get a chance to fight” in the 0-0 Premier Soccer League match against Super Sport United on Tuesday. During the draw.
The Bafana Bafana legend thinks the match official was against him all evening, including showing a straight red card to defender Teresa Melpe with 16 minutes left.
But SuperSport briefly eliminated a man after Luke Flores left for the end of the match.
For the most part of the match, a frustrated McCarthy was caught live on television reminding the referee or sometimes making noise on the Matsunta bench.
“I have to see the bright side of it. I think it’s a game we could have easily lost. Super Sport TV
“We have a point and we should not encourage the players. You win the ball and the opposition gets a free kick. It seemed like a one-sided affair with a team.
“I don’t want to be controversial and our league is valuable. We urge the teams to speed up their game and make this league what it is.
When I come here, everyone says I should win the game. But how can you accept criticism when you have worked during the week and then the responsibility does not even give your team a chance to fight.
“There was nothing. [for us]. The referee, with all the experience of this league, the performance he gave was shameful. But, despite that, there were two teams that wanted to win the game, they both went for it.
“I think in terms of obvious possibilities, I don’t see them. [SuperSport] Where he could have said we should have left the game to win easily, except for Grobler’s header where Mothua had to be saved.
It was Yosuto’s third consecutive league match in which the Mamlodie Sandons took a 1-0 lead in their campaign opener without a win, before the Souls held a 0-0 lead at home.
Overall, they have gone without a taste of victory in all competitions since being knocked out of MTN8 by Cape Town City, before last Friday’s 1-0 defeat to the Nyasa Big Bullets in the opening round of the Kiev Champions League. Was defeated by Collision.
Despite the poor run, McCarthy is trying to extract positive things from his latest encounter, although he admits that things are not working out for him.
McCarthy added: “Besides, it was the same thing, so with one point, neither team can be too upset about it.”
“It’s another game for us, no purpose. We work on these things every day but it’s not working, it’s not falling for us.
“We didn’t lose the game, thanks to the referee we had 10 men for most of the game. The quality is there, we just need to have a little bit of confidence in ourselves when we are able to be more clinical and aggressive.
Yusuto is now ready to watch the Big Bullets for the second round as he faces the possibility of being eliminated from the Champions League.