Week 26 Preview: Asante Kotoko vs Legon Cities


Asante Kotoko although leads the GPL table with 8 points adrift of 2nd place Bechem United, they are very much aware that 11 games can either send them into glory or into turmoil.

Asante Kotoko would be expected to respond to their shocking loss against RTU at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium as they host Legon Cities at the Baba Yara stadium.

The porcupine warriors have only lost once at home this season (10 W 2D) making their home grounds one of the toughest for opponents to visit. Having scored 12 goals in their last 5 home games (4W 1D), there is every chance for more entertainment for the home fans who will expect their team to breakdown the Legon Cities with ease.

9th placed Legon Cities are ranked joint 3rd best team in terms of in terms of points obtained away from home having won 12 points (2W 6D 4L) on the road this season.

With only one loss in their last 5 GPL games (3W 1D) the royals would be visiting basking in some confidence and would to everything possible to secure a minimum 1 point in the match week 26 game against Asante Kotoko.

A record for a first win against Asante Kotoko is at stake for the Accra based team should they manage to secure a win this Sunday against the porcupine warriors.

Players to watch: Asante Kotoko’s Frank Etouga Mbella having equaled Eric Bekoe’s 17 goals in a single season is poised for more as he races for the golden boot while Legon Cities fans would be praying Hans Kwoffie finds the net again after his stunning grace against Medeama last week.

Hot Stat: Asante Kotoko has won all 3 games played against Legon Cities


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