Furman keeps dreams in check

04 November 2016 - 09:31 By KHANYISO TSHWAKU


SuperSport United's 6-1 evisceration of Orlando Pirates this week has drawn attention. While their increasing efficiency under Stuart Baxter has not gone unnoticed, Sundowns will have to be wary of their ability to score regularly.Supersport have scored 14 goals in their past four matches but it was Sundowns who exposed their ageing defence in the 3-1 MTN8 quarterfinal loss on August 28.Supersport United midfielder Dean Furman is looking forward to tomorrow's Telkom Knockout Cup quarterfinal at the Lucas Moripe Stadium.Furman said the team had moved past their hammering of Pirates."It's just a win. We haven't won the league because of that win and we haven't won a cup because of that win."It may have been a very good win, but it was just three points and a great performance. There is no reason for us to get our heads in the clouds because we have not done anything," he said."We are focused on winning big things this season and if we start getting carried away by one good victory, that's not how things are done."Our focus now is on Sundowns and the quality they bring," he said.The Tshwane rivals have not met in the league but their MTN8 quarterfinal at Loftus Versfeld was filled with drama as both sides warmed up on the same side of the field.The fact that Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane was still seething two months later showed how deep that incident had cut."If you keep grudges, you will lose the next match, so you have to move on. However, I'd like to know which side of the field I'll be sitting on and I hope I'll be told," Mosimane said.

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