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Ghana Premier League Preview: Medeama SC vs Bechem United- Mauves and Yellows need survival-boosting win

Published on: 14 April 2017
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The season has not been pretty good for Medeama SC since they are not too far from the relegation zone. 

A win against Bechem United on Saturday at the Tarkwa and Aboso park will move them a step up on the league ladder.

The Yellow and Mauves lost 2-0 to Berekum Chelsea last Sunday so they hope to bounce back from the defeat.

They came from behind to beat Asante Kotoko SC in their last home game.

Joseph Tetteh Zutah is coming back into the squad for Saturday's game.

He has been absent in the last two premier league matches.

Evans Adotey has a full strength side for the first time this season. All players are available for selection.

Bechem United are still hopeful of finishing top four at the end of the first round in the league this term despite their poor form.

The Hunters beat Inter Allies FC 1-0 last weekend at the Nana Fosu Gyeabour park to claim their first win in five games.

A victory on Saturday will take Bechem United to 20 points and possibly a fourth place on the league log. They are currently 6th positioned.

Indisposed Asante Agyemang cannot travel to Tarkwa with the team.

The skipper couldn't feature in the last two league fixtures.

MATCH FACTS 

HEAD TO HEAD

Total league meetings = 8

Medeama SC wins = 3

Drawn matches = 1

Bechem United wins = 4

~ Medeama SC have won only one of their last ten matches in the premier league.

(W1 D5 L4)

~ Bechem United have also recorded only one victory in their last five fixtures in the premier league.

(W1 D1 L3)

~ Medeama SC have suffered just one defeat in their last nine premiership home games.

(W3 D5 L1)

~ Bechem United have two wins in their last seven away matches in the premier league.

(W2 D0 L5)

~ Medeama SC are unbeaten in their four premier league home encounters with Bechem United.

(W3 D1 L0)

~ The last five meetings in the premier league between Bechem United and Medeama SC have produced no draw.

~ Medeama SC have managed to keep just two clean sheets out of their eleven premiership games this season.

~ Bechem United have kept four clean sheets in the premier league this season after eleven weeks.

By Nuhu Adams

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