Bechem United will have to play above their level in order to return to winning ways when they Liberty Professionals in Week 11 of the ongoing Ghana Premier on Wednesday.
Bechem United suffered agony over the weekend when they lost 3-2 to Hearts of Oak courtesy a 93rd minute goal by Kofi Kordzi in Accra.
The Hunters will be aiming to beat Liberty Professionals to suffice for that painful loss when the two sides meet at the Nana Ameyaw Park in midweek.
The last time the two teams played at the ground in 2018 ended 2-1 in favour of the away side.
Over the last decade, these sides have met 7 times. Bechem United have won in 3 of these match-ups. Liberty Professionals have won 4 times. The remaining 0 matches resulted in a draw.
In their head-to-head, there has been an average of 3.0 goals per game. Bechem United have scored an average of 1.14. Liberty Professionals have scored an average of 1.86.
Looking at the match-up in terms of combined home and away performance, whichever side has been at home has won 42% of these matches and the visitors have won 57% of the time.
Bechem United will have to play above themselves to achieve that desired victory as Liberty Professionals have proven to be tough customers.
The Scientific Soccer lads are sitting 12th on the league with 13 points, a point adrift of Bechem United after 10 round of games.
The Dansoman-based outfit have played 10 matches over the recent 12 months. They have 3 wins; 4 draws; and 3 losses. This recent form puts Liberty Professionals on a Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 22%-44%-33%.
On the road in the last 12 months, they have a win rate of 40% (2 wins) from the most recent 5 away fixtures. 40% (2) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 20% (1) ending in a loss when they are the away team.
Coach David Ocloo’s men will be brimming with confidence ahead of the encounter after hammering Aduana Stars 5-2 over the weekend.
It will surely be an interesting game as Bechem United have won four and drawn just one match at home.
Referee: Bismark Appiah
Asst 1: Isaac Opoku Antwi
Asst 2: Isaac Asante
4th Ref: Musah Mubarik
M/C: Samuel Acheampong
Bechem United 1-1 Liberty Professionals