Mamelodi Sundowns co-coach Manqoba Mngqithi was pleased by the performance of striker Pavol Safranko in his side's win over Golden Arrows in an MTN8 semi-final on Tuesday.
The Slovakian was handed his first full 90 minutes in an impressive 3-0 win at the Lucas Moripe Stadium.
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"The plan was to give him 90 minutes because we are trying to kill the anxiety and willingness to try and show what is capable of, and to be honest, I think he did very well in that space," Mngqithi said.
"There were a few moments where we felt maybe he was too busy where he could have just stayed in one position and wait for the ball to come into those areas.
"But he moved a lot to try and get to the ball, which did not help that much, especially in the first half, but I think he had a solid second-half."
Mamelodi Sundowns remain unbeaten in all competitions this season as they aim to lift their first MTN8 trophy.
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