Legon Cities were held to a 1-1 draw with Great Olympics on Match Day 10 at the Accra Sports Stadium on Friday evening.
Legon Cities in their quest to return to winning ways were the brightest side creating the first chance through Cephas Doku but his effort was well collected by Olympics goalkeeper on the 2nd minute.
Both side trying to find their rythm after the first 5 minutes.
Legon Cities kept pushing for the opener after enjoying some delight skills blended with possession.
Yakubu Mohammed put the host in front on the 22nd minute after he strike from close range.
Olympics came close to equalise but goalkeeper Fatua Dauda put up a superb save to deny the visitors on the 27th minute.
The first booking went to Legon Cities Fadili Yussif after a late tackle on the 37th minute.
Two minutes later Ibrahim Sulley responded for Olympics after he capitalise on a defensive error to draw level for Olympics.
An additional 3 minutes produced no goal as both sides went into the first half with a goal at piece.
Goalscorer Yakubu Mohammed made way for Okine Benjamin on the 46th minute as Legon Cities effected their first substitution.
Legon Cities announced their presence in the second half with a couple of good chances that fell on the path of Cephas Doku but goalkeeper Ernest Sowah of Olympics grabbed with ease on the 51st minute.
Gladson Awako sent a through pass to Razak Yussif who fired from close range but goalkeeper Fatua Dauda intercepted to deny Olympics a second.
Aminu Mohammed was replaced by Emmanuel Clottey on the 58th as Olympics made their first change.
Olympics came close to double the lead but Razak Yussif saw his effort went over the post.
Legon Cities brought on Jonas Anaya for Oppong Maxwell on the 65th minute.
Legon Cities brought on Addy Ebenezer for Cephas Doku on the 78th minute.
Razak Yussif could have buried the game for Olympics after he missed the target narrowly on the 81st minute.
Legon Cities were denied a very late ‘controversial’ penalty after Abdul Wabab was brought down in the box by goalkeeper Ernest Sowah on the 85th minute as referee signaled for the game to continue.
The last 5 minutes of the game was climaxed with opportunities for both sides but chances were not utilized with an additional 5 minute, the score line remained 1-1 with both sides grabbing a point.
By: Linus Siaw Nartey