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Hello good morning and welcome to the LIVE coverageof the titanic clash between Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Accra Hearts of Oak at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium.
This is the week ten clash of the Ghana Premier League and already, other matches have been played on Friday and Saturday .
Aduana Stars drew 1-1 with Berekum Chelsea at the Nana Agyemang Badu II Park in Dormaa Ahenkoro on Friday.
The shocking news, however, is how Dreams FC got mauled at the Sogakope Park, losing 5-0 to WAFA on Saturday .
In other results, Liberty Professionals drew 1-1 at home with Wa All Stars, Medeama SC left it late to beat AshGokd 2-1 while Inter Allies FC handed Ebusua Dwarfs a 2-0 defeat.
01'-Asante Kotoki kickoff the game 02'- Indication from Kotoko of a swift attack from Kotoko
03'- Prince Acquah brought down. Temporary hold up. He's eventually been stretched off
05'- Forced substitution from Kotoko. Prince Acquah couldn't return and Douglas Owusu-Ansah comes on.
8'- Gyamfi with a quick run on the flank but loses the ball to the line. Throw-in for Hearts.
15'- Good run for Heart but Kwadwo Obeng Junior fails to show power.
20'- Delicious kick from Ben Mensah but Obeng fails again to pick the ball.
22'- Joseph Esso wins a corner kick for Hearts but Razak's kick has been headed out. Quick counter for Kotoko but Darkwah's shot blocked by Agyare.
24'- Crunchy tackle from Alhassan Aminu and Kotoko win a foul.
25'- Temporary hold up as Daniel Darkwah suffers a tackle.
28'- Great attack from Hearts but Annan comes out quick.
29'- Kotoko turn on the heat on Hearts but Gyamfi fails to connect from a beautiful pass from Songne Yacouba.
32'- Joseph Esso blasts but it misses the post by inches.
33'- Cobbinah with a beautiful dribble there, tries to find Esso who has been brought down but referee says play on.
36 - Songne Yacouba weaves his way through the Hearts defenders. Agyare brings him down but referee goes for a free kick instead of penalty.
37'- Yacouba takes a sumptuous free kick but Ben Mensah stretches to parry the ball away. Corner for Kotoko.
38'- Corner kick taken but Mensah coolly takes the ball.
40'- We're five minutes away from the break and it's Hearts pushing for the opener now.
41'- Kotoko turning the heat on Hearts now. Douglas pushing his way through, brought down by Addo but referee says goal kick
44'- Free kick for Hearts as Amos Frimpong brings down Patrick Razak. Cobbinah with a back heel, Agyare unleashes a thunderous shot but it deflects. Corner kick for Hearts.
Welcome back 54'- YELLOW CARD - Malik Akowuah booked for bringing down Daniel Darkwah
56'-Beautiful bicycle kick from Patrick Razak but an equally good save from Felix Annan.
58'- Corner kick for Kotoko, taken but Mensah flicks the ball away, Darkwah with a curler but Inusah heads away. Corner again for Kotoko, taken but referee spots a foul.
61'- Yacouba fails on the rebound from Mensah after saving Gyamfi's corner kick.
63'- Corner kick for Kotoko.
64'- GOAL!!! - Patrick Razak blasts Hearts of Oak in front. Beautiful pass from Cobbinah and an excellent finish from Razak.
67'- HEARTS SUB: 13 out for Traore
70'- KOTOKO SUB -Obed Owusu in for Emmanuel Gyamfi out
79'- Throw-in for Hearts, Addo sends a long one in but Darkwah blocks and sends a long one to Yacouba but Agyare heads away.
82'- Hearts on the break, Cobbinah sends an awesome pass to Fatawu. Fatawu sends a brilliant pass to Esso but he fails to connect.
84'- YELLOW CARD - Wahab Adams of Kotoko booked for bringing down Patrick Razak. Free kick for Hearts.
86'- HEARTS SUB: Benjamin Kottey comes on for Joseph Esso
87'- KOTOKO SUB: Yakubu Mohammed comes on for Frederick Boateng
89'- YELLOW CARD: Hearts goalie Ben Mensah booked for time wasting.
90'- 4 minutes of time added on.
90+1'- Corner for Hearts. Taken but another corner. Taken again and another corner again. Razak with a shortish one but booted away. This time, it's a throw-in for Hearts.
90+4'- FT: Kotoko 0-1 Hearts
By: Sheikh Tophic Sienu @desheikh1 on twitter