Black Leopards FC coach, Dylan Kerr, says the club’s remaining games will be a battle which they need to win to maintain  their PSL status.

Relegation-threatened Leopards will play against Kaizer Chiefs in the Absa premiership encounter at Thohoyandou stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Kerr says he hopes that his players will not be nervous against Chiefs.

“From now to the Cape Town City game we have to be ready for the battle, we have to win the battle. I know the fans will be supporting. I just don’t want my players to go there, be too nervous and be fearful because it’s Kaizer Chiefs. Everybody wants this club to be in the PSL and I still believe we’re going to be,” says Kerr.

Meanwhile, Kaizer Chiefs will also be eager to return to their winning ways after losing their previous league encounter.

The club’s spokesperson, Vina Maphosa, says they are not worried about Leopards having a home-ground advantage in Thohoyandou because wherever they play, is their home-ground.

“We don’t have home and away games in terms of attention and interest that supporters have on Kaizer Chiefs. The match is big, the Leopards in their home ground, in their backyard and they are more dangerous than ever given the fact that they are also not comfortable at the log,” says Maphosa.