Glo Premier League wrap :Week 20





HEARTS VS LIONS
A second half winner ensured Hearts of Oak kept the roaring Heart of Lions in check at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday in the Glo Premier League.

Joseph Mugre grabbed the winner for the Phobians fifteen minutes before the end to win 2-1.

David Duncan’s side, who had been battling t lift themselves from the bottom ranks of the table are now lying 11th on the log with ten games to go.

Lions drew first blood when Kweku Andoh struck in the 19th minute to silence the home support.

But eight minutes later, Mahatma Otoo drew the Phobians level before Mugre sealed the win in the second half.

KOTOKO VS WA ALL STARS
Asante Kotoko dropped valuable points in their chase of the summit in the Glo Premier League after drawing goalless against Wa All Stars on Sunday.

The Porcupine Warriors are now third on the standings and four points behind leaders, Medeama who won at home against Aduana Stars.

Despite the setback, Kotoko’s title defence remains on course as the season has ten more matches to go.

For Wa All Stars, who could have claimed all three points against Kotoko, they are still unbeaten in the second round of the league.

MEDEAMA Vs ADUANA

Leaders Medeama have now opened a 3-point lead at the summit of the Glo Premier League after defeating title contenders, Aduana Stars 3-1 on Sunday.

Aduana had defender Emmanuel Akuoku sent off before the break after he conceded a penalty to the home team.

The home win will give Medeama a little respite after Asante Kotoko failed to win in Wa.

Godfred Saka canceled Godbless Asamoah’s 19th opener for Medeama at the T&A Park when he redeemed himself for his role in the home side’s goal by finding the back of the net from a freekick.

But a before the break, Godfred Rockson restored Medeama’s lead from a penalty in the 44th minute.

Back from the break, Aduana, playing with ten men could not match their opponents as Bismarck Asiedu ended their attempts to find the equaliser when he scored the third goal for Medeama.

DWARFS VS LIBERTY
Ebusua Dwarfs are back in contention for a top-four place after defeating Liberty Professionals on Sunday in the Glo Premier League.

After a goalless first half at the Robert Mensah Stadium, Dwarfs scored the opener which proved to be the match winner in the 63rd minute.

Bright Lukman who was brought down in the box, picked himself up to send goalkeeper Daniel Agyei the wrong way.

The three points earned has pushed Dwarfs to fifth place on the table.

FAISAL VS ARSENAL
Berekum Arsenal’s survival hopes in the Glo Premier League suffered on Sunday following defeat to King Faisal.

After managing to hold Faisal in the first half, Arsenal were undone when substitute Kofi Owusu scored in the 53rd minute.

The struggles of the Berekum side were further compounded when Akwasi Awuni was sent off 13 minutes after the opener.

Arsenal have 16 points and are one place above the bottom side but have a good chance of playing themselves out of the relegation zone depending on their results in the remaining ten matches.

RTU VS CHELSEA
Berekum Chelsea continued their title charge on Sunday with a 1-0 win over bottom side, Real Tamale United in the Glo Premier League.

A fifth minute goal by Joseph Ato-Bissah was all that Chelsea needed to keep the pressure on leaders, Medeama, who are now three points clear.

Any hope of an RTU point at the Golden City Park was blown when Mohammed Aminu saw his 32nd minute penalty kick saved by Chelsea goalkeeper John Moosie.

RTU, have now gone 1,800 minutes without a win as they continue their chase for a first win.

Sitting bottom of the table, they have lost 15 times, drawn five and conceded 39 goals.


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