Martin: There were few mistakes from all sides

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  • Post published:May 13, 2024

AmaZulu coach Pablo Franco Martin says there were a few mistakes from all sides, including referees, coaches and players from both teams.

Usuthu are winless in their last three DStv Premiership fixtures following their 1-1 draw against Kaizer Chiefs at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Sunday evening.

The draw leaves Usuthu in 12th place in the league standings with 33 points after 28 games, while Amakhosi remain in eighth place with 35 points after 28 matches so far this season.

Despite the decision-making and everything else that happened throughout the game, Martin remained humbled as he left it all on the pitch and showed his counterparts the respect they deserved.

“I was asking him about the handball at the end of the game from our side it looked like a clear penalty and the referee says the positions of the arm are natural, walking normal,” Martin told SuperSport TV after the game.

“And I said you walk like this then it’s a normal position? But anyway this has happened often, at least he was competitive.

“There were few more mistakes from all the sides, from the referees, from coaches and players and when you respect each other, even though it’s an emotional game, with a lot of heartbeat.

“I think it’s part of the game and at the end we shook hands, we hugged each other and that’s all,” he added.

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