'I think it will be a little more difficult for them, but you can never be too sure when you play against such groupings,' the Sundowns defender explained.
If you missed it, Maniema played bravely against Sundowns and threw everything they had at them to draw 2-2 in a Caf Champions League group stage qualifier last week, and now that the second leg has been scheduled, Lebusa is looking forward to seeing the methodology of the DRC side when they meet at Loftus Versfeld on Wednesday.
Maniema's initial objective last week was prompted by a student mistake that Lebusa submitted last week. "In the Champions League, you get groups who play in your face and whenever they get a chance, and we needed to gain from that game because we need to ensure that the group goes to the gathering stages," Lebusa said.
"I don't think they're a bad team, and they have some excellent players on the flanks who are familiar with their system. I couldn't think of anything better to do than see whether they'll try to do it here, where the surface is larger and not artificial.
I believe that they will have a more difficult time, but you can never be too certain when you play against such organizations. We only need to make certain that we complete our digit "He went on to say more.
The only disappointing aspect of the first encounter was that Masandawana conceded an unusual two goals after doing something remarkable for themselves in the DStv Premiership by lasting 10 games (three more than they did last season) without conceding a goal in the previous season. In any event, Lebusa claims that the Champions League is a completely other game entirely.
"One thing we are certain of is that we will not be resistant to yielding objectives; it will surely happen. We didn't intend to concede against them, but it was really beneficial and made us more practical, and we are aware that we will continue to yield objectives.
Finally, it's about how you get out of that situation because, in Caf, when groups perceive that you're closing them down, they don't hesitate to start playing the next ball, and so on "Lebusa has also contributed.
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