Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp could not explain why his players “stepped back” after he had asked them to push for a second goal in the second half of their 1-1 draw against Baroka FC on Saturday‚ a result that saw Mamelodi Sundowns win the championship.

Middendorp admitted he was bemused by Amakhosi’s response coming out from the break at Bidvest Stadium‚ where Baroka‚ as could be expected from a team desperate for a draw to escape the relegation playoffs‚ lifted their intensity at 1-0 down...

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