Bloemfontein Celtic coach Clinton Larsen hoping to beat Free State Stars tonight
Posted: 4 April 2012 Time: 12:13
Bloemfontein Celtic coach Clinton Larsen is hoping they can build on their goalless draw against Mamelodi Sundowns when they face Free State Stars in the League tonight.
Celtic held the log leaders to a goalless draw at Botshabelo Stadium last week, but will be looking for all three points in the Free State derby tonight. “We took a lot of positives out of our previous game against Sundowns; the defence looked very organised and we were solid at the back,” he tells KickOff.com. Larson will be hoping that the defence is solid again, especially as they are up against the League’s top scorer Edward Manqele. “The last time we played against him we did a great job with Thabo Nthethe and Erick Mathoho. Hopefully they will keep him quiet once more. It will be good to see who comes out on top between my defence and Manqele.” Larsen knows that a win will go a long way for his team in terms of making sure they finish in a top five position. “One win can put us in a good position come the end of the season,” he says. “We are not only looking at this game, but at collecting as many points as we can in the eight games that are left.”