"The football is totally different to what I am used to so it is going to take a while but I am settling in to it.
"It is much faster and I am used to a slower tempo.
"I hope there is more to come and I can make a good season of it."
Pienaar was understandably delighted with his first strike for the Blues.
"It is a good feeling," he said. "I haven't scored for a long time so to score in front of the home supporters was fantastic.
"It was a good move and to finish it off was the cherry on top of the cake."