MATCH REPORT: Karela United beat Legon Cities FC


Top four hopeful Karela United FC on Sunday continued their brilliant home records with a 2-0 win over Legon Cities FC.

The homers after 25′ minutes of action punished the visitors having dominated play to win a penalty. Sylvester Sackey, the culprit was booked in that process.

Midfielder Umar Bashiru converted from the spot to put his side on the lead.

Legon Cities mounted a strategy to outplay the Aiyinase side after conceding, however most of their efforts were lacking accuracy at goal. They were held to the break with a goal deficit.

Legon Cities exhibited an impressive performance in the second half, winning all 50/50 balls in the midfield battle with their attacking prowess highly coming to life. But needed to break through the solid defence of the Passioners.

The Royals detected the pace of the game from recess till the 70′ minute mark.

Introduction of Shamsu Alhassan gave Karela United FC a tough time with their attacking fronts lined and limited from pushing more upfront.

Coach Evans Adotey with a mastermind tactics brought in Emmanuel Agyemang Duah for Varney Sando to ensure their defensive lines are up and doing.

A late goal arrived to stun the visitors despite all they were going through.

Karela United won 2-0 to claim 3rd position on the league table with 46 points.


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