Sports News of Saturday, 21 May 2016
Second-placed Aduana Stars will ascend to the summit of the table if they beat leaders Hearts of Oak at home on Sunday.
It has been tagged the battle of supremacy at the Nana Agyemang Badu Park as two points separate the two sides.
Both teams recorded 1-0 victories in their respective matches on Wednesday.
Aduana Stars have their eyes on a sixth straight win for the first time in the club’s history.
Celestine Dampten remains the only injured player in the Stars’ set-up.
The Phobians will retain their top spot if they win or draw at Dormaa on Sunday.
Hearts of Oak are travelling without doubtful trio Richard Yamoah, Isaac Oduro and Thomas Abbey.
Midfielder dynamo Samudeen Ibrahim still waiting to feature for the Phobians again since returning from a lengthy lay off.
Experienced goalkeeper AbdoulayeSoulama will miss the Dormaa trip due to suspension.
Head to Head
Total matches played = 12
Aduana Stars wins = 2
Drawn wins = 5
Hearts of Oak wins = 5
*Aduana Stars have won all of their last five premier league matches.
They lost only once in their last nine.
(W7 D1 L1)
*Hearts of Oak have lost just two of their last seven matches in the premier league.
(W3 D2 L2)
*Aduana Stars have beaten all of their last five opponents at home in the premiership.
They have lost only once at home this season.
(W5 D0 L1)
*Hearts of Oak are unbeaten in their last nine away premier league fixtures.
They have won three out of five this term.
(W5 D4 L0)
*Aduana Stars have won just one of their last eleven matches against Hearts of Oak in the league.
(W1 D5 L5)
*Hearts of Oak have lost just twice in all their visits to Aduana Stars in the premiership.
(P6 W2 D2 L2)
*Aduana Stars have scored eleven goals in their last three home games.
They have conceded just once at home this season.
*Hearts of Oak have managed to keep seven clean sheets out of their last nine away fixtures in the premier league.