The Glamour Boys will go into this coming weekend’s clash with the Zambian giants knowing that a 2-0 victory or better will be enough to send them through to the group stages of Africa’s second-tier club competition, though will be wary of the task ahead.
A brace from Jesse Were either side of Khama Billiat’s consolation goal after Lazarous Kambole had opened the scoring saw the Amakhosi put on the back foot in Ndola, leaving them with a job to do in Johannesburg on Saturday.
Speaking after the game, their German coach remained positive, insisting that the tie is not over. According to the club’s official website, he said, “We created numerous chances today… If we get these opportunities again next week, we will have to take them. If we do that, we are still in with a chance. Our defensive work was a bit weak.”
Middendorp and his side will welcome ZESCO to FNB Stadium at 20h00 on Saturday evening as Chiefs look to reverse the scoreline on home soil.