Because he is no longer a part of the MTN8 and is not competing in the CAF Champions League, Baxter can focus solely on the DStv Premiership this season (and the Nedbank Cup later in the season).
The Glamour Boys have had a disastrous start to the 2021/22 league season, despite a number of high-profile off-season signings — a luxury that previous coach Gavin Hunt did not enjoy during his time in charge due to Kaizer Chiefs' transfer ban –
After four games, they have only four points and are in 12th place in the standings, with the four teams below them all having a game – or games – in hand.
The quality (at least on paper) of the teams they have yet to defeat is more alarming for Amakhosi supporters.
With all due respect, an Amakhosi side filled with internationals and big-name players paid expensive sums should have no fear of TS Galaxy, Baroka FC, or Royal AM.
Kaizer Chiefs should have nine points after three wins over those clubs (two of which were at their once fortress FNB Stadium).
Kaizer Chiefs' only 'excuse' could be their away loss to Mamelodi Sundowns, the current champions. However, if they want to compete for the championship, they must score at least one point in those games.
Njabulo Ngcobo made his first start for Amakhosi in their most recent match against Royal AM, and Baxter appears to have listened to the fans. Brandon Peterson, the goalkeeper, got his first start as well.
The former Ajax Cape Town and Bidvest Wits goalkeeper's decision backfired, as he conceded four goals, a season high.
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