Gavin Hunt

SuperSport United coach Gavin Hunt. Image: @SuperSportFC

Gavin Hunt says they missed out on an opportunity to go top

“Sundowns are in the pound seat because they have five games in hand.” Hunt said ahead of the Tshwane Derby.

Gavin Hunt

SuperSport United coach Gavin Hunt. Image: @SuperSportFC

SuperSport United coach Gavin Hunt admits his team squandered an opportunity to go top of the DStv Premiership after drawing their last two matches.

Matsatsantsa a Pitori face rivals Mamelodi Sundowns on Wednesday evening in a Tshwane Derby.

Hunt’s men are third on the log, and a point away from Sundowns but the Brazilians have four games in hand over their Tshwane rivals.

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This week, Hunt said the focus was not overtaking Downs but finding form again

“We drew and lost and that’s disappointing, but in saying that, we are not even halfway yet. It is a long way to go and hopefully we can get a few games back now and try to get momentum again,” Hunt told the media.

“Sundowns are in the pound seat because they have five games in hand. If it is one match, you will understand. But five, it’s a bit unrealistic.

Hunt not too worried about Sundowns

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“We can’t worry about that. We have to be worried about ourselves. I wish we would have been two points above the game, which we are not now,” said the SuperSport United coach.

Hunt will return to the Lucas Moripe Stadium which used to be United’s home ground.

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“We are happy to go back and we will get a big dressing room as well,” he said. “We sat down with the club and they explained the reasons [why they have not been playing at Lucas Moripe Stadium].

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