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Match preview: Hearts hosts Karela in a crucial top of the table clash in Accra today

Continental Club Masters, Hearts of Oak will be locking horns with Karela United FC this afternoon at the Ohene Gyan Stadium. This game will drive a lot of attention in the country today due it decisiveness.

It is going to be an intensed one because this is game will determine who finishes top of the log in Zone B. The Phobians are currently leading the log with 22 points whiles Karela follows on the second position with 21 points with just a point separating the two clubs.

Hearts of Oak are unbeaten in their last five games in the competition and will be looking forward to continue with their fine form this afternoon. They are yet to loose a game since the commencement of the second phase of the competition with their last win coming against the Crabs in Cape Coast last Sunday.

The Phobians will want to revenge by making Karela to have a bitter taste of their own pill after loosing to them narrowly in the first round in Anyinase. Hearts of Oak approaching this game have two wins and one draw in their last three games.

On the other hand, the Nzema based side have been sensational in the competition so far having won six games in eleven games at the moment. Karela knows they will have to put in extra effort before they can walkover the Phobians today.

Karela United picked a vital away point in Tema in their last two games with also a sweet 2-0 victory over the Academy boys in their last game thanks to their inform youngster, Diawisie Taylor who just can’t stop scoring after netting all the goals in that game.

Players to watchout for:

Hearts: Youngster Abdul Manaf Umar Gumah since joining from the Auroras has been sensational having registered two goals in his last three games as a winger.

Karela: The Taylor-Taylor partnership is expected to work once again for coach Johnson Smith’s side. Both Diawisie Taylor and Solomon Sarfo Taylor have scored 12 goals in the competition so far.

By: Iddriss Abdul Rahim/Eblaradio.com

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