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Hearts of Oak vs Accra Great Olympics: A battle for Landlord supremacy

Greater Accra’s two greatest traditional clubs will battle it out this Saturday as both teams attempt to claim Landlord supremacy over Accra.

The rivalry between both clubs is fierce and intense as a result of their rich history and their wide fan base in the capital as well as other parts of the country.

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Hearts of Oak vs Great Olympics Head-to-Head

Based on the statistics available, Accra Hearts of Oak are the clear favorites for the clash involving Greater Accra’s two traditional clubs. The Phobians hold the upper hand in terms of head to head stats, having won 4 and lost none in their last five games against Saturday’s visitors. Their four wins against Olympics include a 4-0 thrashing at the Accra Sports Stadium in last season’s truncated league.

That emphatic win was a follow up of the 2-1 victories they secured in each half of the 2016/17 season. They had also defeated Olympics 1-0 in the second round of the 2014/2015 season. Olympics’ best result in these meetings was the 0-0 first-round draw they secured in the 2014/2015 season.

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Recent meetings

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Form guide

In their last six fixtures in the Ghana Premier League, Great Olympics have won twice, lost twice, and drawn twice, with their latest game being the 0-0 draw against table toppers, Karela FC. For Accra Hearts of Oak, the 0-0 draw in week 10 was the second in their past 6 games following their 1-1 draw with Elmina Sharks. They have won on three occasions including their 6-1 thrashing of Bechem United at the Accra Sports Stadium.

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Hearts of Oak: Last 6 games 

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Great Olympics: Last 6 games 

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Hearts of Oak SC Team News

Abdul Manaf is back from the yellow card suspension and is available for selection whiles Abdul Aziz Nurudeen, Lawali Mamane, Obeng Junior, and Emmanuel Nettey have all made significant improvements from their injuries and have been involved in training ahead of the Saturday game.

Accra Great Olympics Teams

Accra Great Olympics’ Head Coach will not be on the bench due to illness. Former hearts boss Yaw Preko fills in with support from former players Godwin Attram and Richard Kingson. The Dade boys will be hugely motivated to get one over their long-standing rivals on Saturday.

Hearts of Oak vs Great Olympics Predicted Lineups

Hearts of Oak Predicted Lineup:

Richmond Ayi; Fatawu Mohammed, Mohammed Alhassan, Nuru Sulley, Raddy Ovouka, Nurudeen Abdul Aziz, Benjamin Afutu, Patrick Razak, Victor Aidoo

Olympics Predicted Lineup:

Sead Salifu; Philip Sackey, Eric Bonsu, Jamal Deen Haruna, Ebenezer Sekyere, Razak Kasim, Samuel Ashie, Michel Otou, Maxwell Abbey, Awako Gladson, and Charles Danso

 

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