Coach Rahim Bashiru has named his starting line-up for this afternoon’s Premier League clash against Aduana Star at the Nana Agyemang Badu Park.
The Phobians will be hoping to extend their unbeaten run to eight matches and continue their climb up the top-flight table.
Richmond Ayi starts once again in goal and will be guarded by a back four of Kofi Agbesimah, Denis Korsah, Kelvin Asibey and Michael Ampadu.
Esso is partnered in midfield by Salifu Ibrahim and Raphael Amponsah.
Gideon Asante, who scored the equaliser against Berekum Chelsea comes back into the starting XI.
The attack will be led by Kwadwo Obeng and Hamza Issah.
Below is Hearts of Oak’s starting XI:
Richmond Ayi GK