Benni McCarthy said his instructions were for his players to lift their intensity‚ have fewer touches‚ and utilise their pace against the bigger players of Bidvest Wits‚ as Cape Town City dramatically reversed a 2-0 deficit to win 3-2 on Saturday night. McCarthy said that after Kermit Erasmus and Riyaad Norodien missed early chances City’s heads and intensity dropped in the Premiership match at Bidvest Stadium. Thulani Hlatshwayo’s header and Gift Motupa’s penalty made it 2-0 at the break to Wits. The coach was asked what he had said at halftime‚ and the plan he had given his players‚ as within eight minutes goals from Kermit Erasmus (47th minute) and Surprise Ralani (53rd minute) wiped out the lead‚ before Norodiens’s stunning 68th-minute free-kick provided City’s winner. “A bollocking as usual‚” McCarthy said. “Ja‚ because I think we were lethargic‚ after we didn’t capitalise on the two early chances we created. “When we miss easy chances like that then I think there are a few pla...

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