GPL preview: Liberty host in-form Wa All Stars

Sports News of Saturday, 18 March 2017

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com

2017-03-18

Liberty ManiacsLiberty vs Wa All Stars

Liberty Professionals at the comfort of their home Carl Reindorf to welcome holders Wa All Stars on Saturday. The Scientific Soccer Lads have enjoyed an 100% home record this season after three games.

They hope to stretch it to four wins out of four with a win this weekend.

A first half goal in the midweek was enough when they lost 1-0 to Ashanti Gold SC at the Len Clay stadium after failing to make good use of the decent chances that fell their way.

Key midfielder Simon Zibo returns from suspension. Tamimu Muntari has two weeks remaining before he could make a comeback from an injury he sustained in the opening day.

Wa All Stars are traveling to Dansoman with an unbeaten run of five matches with back to back away against Bolga All Stars and Medeama SC respectively.

The Northern Blues dropped points at home on Wednesday when they drew 1-1 with Ebusua Dwarfs.

Richard Ofori was in the posts for the first time this season.

Paul Asare de Vries scored on his return from injury in midweek. He could start against Liberty Professionals this Saturday.

Hafiz Adams, Nicholas Mensah, Maxwell Baako and Kweku Asuandzie Baffour are can’t feature in the game since they are recovering from their respective injuries.

MATCH FACTS

HEAD TO HEAD

Total matches played = 18

Liberty Professionals wins = 8

Drawn matches = 6

Wa All Stars wins = 4

~ Liberty Professionals have five wins in their last ten premier league matches.

(W5 D0 L5)

~ Wa All Stars are unbeaten in their last five matches in the premier league.

(W3 D2 L0)

~ Liberty Professionals are unbeaten in their last six home fixtures in the premiership. They have won all of their last five.

(W5 D1 L0)

~ Wa All Stars have managed two victories in their last six away matches in the premier league. They are unbeaten in their last two.

(W2 D0 L4)

~ Liberty Professionals are without a loss in their last seven meetings with Wa All Stars in the league.

(W3 D4 L0)

~ Wa All Stars are winless in their last nine visits to Liberty Professionals in the premier league.

(W0 D3 L6)

~ Liberty Professionals have only one clean sheet in their last eight fixtures in the premier league.

~ Wa All Stars have managed to keep just a clean sheet in their last five premiership games as

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