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Eleazar Rodgers backs Bidvest Wits to improve upfront following MTN8 draw with Cape Town City

Posted: 18 September 2016 Time: 09:45

Bidvest Wits hitman Eleazar Rodgers is confident the MTN8 finalists can improve in front of goal following a barren stalemate with Cape Town City on Saturday night.

Wits could find now way through against the newly formed club, but progressed to the event decider thanks to a 3-0 victory in the first leg in Johannesburg.

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Rodgers, on target in the previous meeting, was disappointed his side failed to find the net this time around. However, the former Mamelodi Sundowns man is not overly concerned.

He told SuperSport: "What can I say, we are happy to go through to the final. We created a lot of opportunities and we never managed to score any. I myself missed one, so very disappointing on that.

"But yeah, we made it through to the final. We did well in the first leg and I think it was a good team effort. Our defence was on tops tonight, thank God for that."

He added: "It's nothing to panic about, but was definitely a concern in this match. But going forward, we are creating opportunities. From there we can just work on finishing that and putting it in the back of the net. I think we just have to take each game at a time and hopefully we will do better."

Gavin Hunt's men will battle either Sundowns or Chippa United for cup honours.

Downs, who yesterday lost in the CAF Champions League semi-finals, will host the Chilli Boys at Lucas Moripe Stadium on Wednesday having drawn the first leg 0-0 in Port Elizabeth.

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