Kaizer Chiefs are headed for an unwanted record as the club flirts with their lowest points tally in a league season. Amakhosi have amassed 38 points from 27 games to date‚ with neither coach Giovanni Solinas or Ernst Middendorp able to get the side to fire in the league. Tuesday’s home draw with Lamontville Golden Arrows means the club have taken three points from the last 12 available‚ which has put their top-eight place under threat‚ though it would take others behind them to excel to be knocked out of the top half. Chiefs are still four points short of their lowest league tally of 42 in the 2006/07 season‚ during which Middendorp was in charge for the first 23 games of the campaign before being replaced by Kosta Papic. Their problems then are much the same as now — too many draws. In that campaign they ended ninth in the league. The following season they only managed one more point‚ for a total of 43‚ as they finished sixth‚ suggesting there is no quick-fix for the club. The te...

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