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Stuart Baxter is faced with a problem

Kaizer Chiefs’ increased squad depth gives Stuart Baxter ’a good problem’ (

Durban — Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter became extremely joyful after his side followed up their frustrating 1-1 draw with AmaZulu by recording a hard-fought 3-1 victory over Moroka Swallows at the Dobsonville Stadium in Soweto on Sunday nighttime.

Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter during yesterday’s match againstSwallows FC. Picture: Gavin Barker/BackpagePix

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“It was a tough sport. The pitch was very troublesome and the wind turned into strong. It made desirable football tough but we produced three passages of superb play which were given us three goals.” Baxter stated.

“I changed into disenchanted that we conceded a aim which turned into a awful mistake as we switched off as a crew. All in all, three-1 in a derby away from home is a great result,” said Baxter.

Chiefs' dreams have been stimulated by using the coolest attacking chemistry among Keagan Dolly and Khama Billiat as the latter scored a brace inbetween Dolly’s strike.


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“The front three with Bernard (Parker) covered pressed in the first half which led to us getting chances. They discovered themselves with a piece of area and 3 desires become the end result,” stated Baxter.

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A hassle that has affected Chiefs for the past two years is a lack of squad depth. Another promising issue that Baxter can take from the game is that the likes of Happy Mashiane, Kearyn Baccus and Ramahlwe Mphahlele who've all no longer been first-team regulars this season delivered stable shifts.

“In the 3 video games over a quick time, the burden on the gamers has been considerable. We needed to make quite a few adjustments and simplicity the load on the finish with the aid of making modifications. I thought Baccus was proper and Siphosakhe (Ntiya-Ntiya) also got here directly to play an fantastic cameo toward the cease,” said Baxter.

The increased squad depth and chemistry in the Chiefs squad now makes participant selection a extra hard mission for Baxter, some thing that he feels is a healthy problem.

“It’s a scenario wherein the men you think are starters should make sure they are up for it. There is greater competition which offers me an amazing problem,” stated Baxter.


The win become Chiefs sixth of the season and that they have now gained 3 out of their remaining 4 league video games. The Soweto giants are showing clear signs and symptoms of tactical maturity as compared to how they played remaining season.

After Swallows commenced to throw extra men ahead in the 2d 1/2, they controlled to efficiently shield deeper to beat back the risk.

Amakhosi’s next league undertaking is a probably very tricky home stumble upon towards Cape Town City on the FNB Stadium on Saturday afternoon.


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