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Riveiro – We Didn’t Start Well

Orlando Pirates head coach Jose Riveiro highlighted two key defensive moments after his team beat TS Galaxy 1-0 on Saturday evening.

Galaxy had two early chances at Orlando Stadium, but a double save from Melusi Buthelezi and a goal-saving tackle by Fortune Makaringe kept the visitors out.

Riveiro said those were key moments but after the opening ten minutes, he felt they were in control.

“A massive three points for us, two victories in a row here at home,” Riveiro told SuperSport.

“It’s always difficult, we have a tactical game in the beginning, we didn’t start well one more time. We concede two, three clear chances to the opponent.

“The game could change too early and fortunately for us Melusi and the defenders did a good job in the last actions.

“And little by little we start to get control, scoring a goal in a free kick, a beautiful one. And enough to get the three points, same story and usually in the second half, more spaces to run. The opponent is open, we have chances, we have good chances in transitions as well.

“We didn’t manage to double the lead and there’s always moments that you are a bit of afraid of the result.

“But I don’t think that we did suffer too much tonight, at least after 10 minutes.”

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