Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp was at a loss to explain the lacklustre display from his players in their surprise 2-1 Telkom Knockout semifinal loss to Maritzburg United in Nelspruit on Sunday.

Middendorp’s charges were outplayed in all departments and were only spared humiliation by Maritzburg’s inability to take their numerous simple chances as the Chiefs defence was at sixes and sevens...

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