GPL preview: Medeama welcomes winless Olympics

Sports News of Saturday, 18 March 2017

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com

2017-03-18

Medeama 3Medeama vs Olympics at Tarkwa

Medeama SC are too desperate to get back to winning ways as they take on struggling Great Olympics at the Tarkwa and Aboso this Saturday.

The Yellow and Mauves have gone drought since winning their first league match of the season.

They are lying 13th on the league ladder with six points.

The two times FA Cup winners pulled a surprise one by holding Aduana Stars to a 0-0 draw in midweek at the Nana Agyemang Badu park in Dormaa.

Awal Mohammed is likely to miss Saturday’s game after suffering a cut in the face on Wednesday whereas winger Bennett Ofori makes a return from injury.

Great Olympics received a huge boost ahead of their trip to Tarkwa when they were awarded three points, three goals after winning a protest against newcomers Bolga All Stars.

The Wonder Club have moved from the bottom of the log and have hopes of pouncing on the poor form of the Yellow and Mauves to get at least a point.

Top scorer Abel Manomey can’t travel with the team to the Western.

He is nursing an injury which saw him last Wednesday’s regional derby.

Left back Malik Tahiru is still not back from the injury he attracted against Ashanti Gold SC. He isn’t available for Saturday’sfixture.

MATCH FACTS

HEAD TO HEAD

Total matches played = 6

Medeama SC wins = 3

Drawn matches = 0

Great Olympics wins = 3

~ Medeama SC are winless in their last six matches in the premier league.

(W0 D3 L3)

~ Great Olympics are without a single victory in their last seven premier league fixtures.

(W0 D3 L4)

~ Medeama SC have lost just once in their last eight home fixtures in the premier league.

(W3 D4 L1)

~ Great Olympics are winless in their last twelve premiership games as the away side.

(W0 D5 L7)

~ Medeama SC have never lost at home to Great Olympics in the league after three meetings.

(W3 D0 L0)

~ The two teams have never drawn in any of their six meetings in the premier league.

~ The Yellow and Mauves have managed to keep only one clean sheet in their last six home fixtures in the premiership.

~ Great Olympics have just one clean sheet in their last nine games in the premier league.

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