Inter Allies will return to their favorite Tema Sports Stadium on Saturday for their match day 25 First Capital Plus Premier League clash against Heart of Lions.
After 24 matches (12 home and 12 away) played each, Inter Allies have 36 points (5th) and Heart of Lions (12 home and 12 away) have 31 points (13th).
The “Eleven Is To One” will hope to return to winning ways after ending their eight-game winning streak in a 1-0 defeat at Aduana, with a possible win on Saturdayafternoon.
The home side who are five points behind Inter Allies are eager to grab a win after they won their previous game 2-0 against Wa All Stars in Kpando.
Referee: Desmond Abbey
Assistant 1: Ben Samari
Assistant 2: Abu Williams
Fourth Official: Joseph Lamptey
Match Commissioner: Wilfred Kwaku Osei
Competition: First Capital Plus Premier League (2014/15) – Week 25
Date: Saturday 1st August 2015
Time: 3:15pm local time (15:15GMT)
Broadcast: The match will be televised live on SuperSport and Metro TV.
Goalkeeper Mustapha Odam joins the squad for the first time in many months.
Striker Sulley Mohammed will also miss the match due a minor illness.
Ibrahim Alhassan is still recovering from his injury he sustained during Olympics game in the Elite Cup, he will miss the game.
HEAD-TO-HEAD and FORM GUIDE:
Both sides have met three times in the Ghana Premier League, Inter Allies have lost once and drew twice with Heart of Lions since joining the country’s topflight last year.
The last time both sides played in Tema, Inter Allies lost 2-1 with Denis Egyir getting the consolation in the first round of last season.
1. 2013/14 Season – First Round:
Inter Allies 1-2 Heart of Lions (Denis Egyir) – Tema
2. 2013/14 Season – Second Round:
Heart of Lions 2-2 Inter Allies (Sheriff Deo Mohammed and Talla Ndiaye) – Kpando
3. 2014/15 Season – First Round: Heart of Lions 0-0 Inter Allies – Kpando
4. 2014/15 Season – Second Round:
Inter Allies ?-? Heart of Lions – Tema
After 12 games played at the Tema Sports Stadium this season, Inter Allies have won 8 games, 1 defeat and 3 draws scoring 16 and conceding 4 in the process.
The “Eleven Is To One” have failed to score two times when playing home in the 12 games played.
On the other hand, Lions have played 12 away matches this season.
They have managed only a single win with 2 draws and 9 defeats this season away from the Kpando Park.
Scoring 10 away goals so far, Heart of Lions have conceded 27 times in 12 away games and have failed to score in 5 of the games.
Inter Allies last 5 games:
1. Inter Allies 1-0 All Stars
2. Inter Allies 1-0 Olympics
3. BA United 0-2 Inter Allies
4. Inter Allies 2-0 Hasaacas
5. Aduana Stars 1-0 Inter Allies
Heart of Lions last 5 games:
1. Heart of Lions 1-1 Berekum Chelsea
2. WAFA 2-1 Heart of Lions
3. Heart of Lions 2-1 AshantiGold
4. Hearts of Oak 4-0 Heart of Lions
5. Heart of Lions 2-0 Wa All Stars