Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter says they were not surprised that Libya pushed for a win and did not play for a draw in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Saturday. The result at a rain-soaked Moses Mabhida Stadium was a blow to Bafana in their Group E campaign. The South Africans now have four points from two matches after a 2-0 opening away win against Nigeria in Uyo in 2017. Libya coach Adel Amrouche had promised his team had not come to play for a draw. SA, who played a midweek training match against AmaZulu in which Baxter asked the Durban club to sit deep, struggled to contain a quick Libyan counterattack in a first half in which the North Africans created chances and hit the post. Baxter was asked if the Libyan approach surprised Bafana. "No," he replied. "I said before the game that I had seen them play two different ways. And I saw them play two different ways in one game.

"So I knew they had a more aggressive pressing game and I knew that they could drop off ...

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