The 2020/21 DStv Premiership season ends Saturday afternoon and as it stands Kaizer chefs find themselves outside the coveted top eight.
It’s been a season to forget for the Chiefs who even saw a new coach at Gavin Hunt become causal due to the league’s poor form and have the door opened a year after a three-year deal with the Soweto giants. .
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A coach who hasn’t even had the chance to complete his first season with the Chiefs paints a perfect picture of the gravity of the situation at Naturena.
However, after a victory from behind against an elegant Golden Arrows team at FNB Stadium on Wednesday, the Chiefs enter this final round of the league with every chance of a top 8, in a smash and grab type. last minute entry.
Chefs have the future in their hands
The midweek results, which saw their other top-eight rivals all drop in, gave Chiefs the luxury of having their future in their hands as they head into this game against TS Galaxy, the Occupiers. current from this eighth position.
Realistically, this is a three-way race between TS Galaxy, Chiefs as well as Baroka FC in 10th place.
What Amakhosi must do
TS Galaxy is at the helm of this race, as their 36 points are three more than the 33 the Chiefs and Baroka chasing pack currently sits on.
It means that the mission that goes into this game is simple for them, just avoid defeat and they hold their position.
Kaizer Chiefs’ path is also straightforward. Beat TS Galaxy by a larger margin than the match between Baroka and Swallows FC, provided Baroka is also victorious in their match.
If they beat TS Galaxy, they could still be denied eighth place if Baroka’s victory increases their goal difference, higher than that of the Chiefs.
However, with a five goal difference, it looks like it will be a difficult task for Baroka to match Amakhosi’s goal difference. In this case, one win should be enough for the Glamor Boys.
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This notice was published: 2021-06-05 07:00:00