LIVE UPDATES: Legon Cities FC 0-0 Medeama SC - Ghana Premier League matchday 3

Published on: 27 November 2020

Good evening and welcome to the live text coverage of the first match of Matchday 3 fixture of the ongoing 2020/2021 Ghana Premier League season between Legon Cities FC and Medeama SC.

The Royal club aims to record their first win of the campaign as they prepare to host the Yellow and Mauve side at the Accra Sports Stadium later this evening.

Legon Cities FC has been disappointing so far, drawing their first match with Berekum Chelsea and losing 3-0 to Great Olympics. Legon Cities are currently bottom (18th) on the log.

Medeama has also started in a disappointing fashion. The Mauve and Yellows drew their first match with Great Olympics and suffered a defeat to Dreams FC in their most recent fixture. Medeama is currently 16th on the table.

The two teams will hope to make their fans happy with a win to get their campaign on track.

In their last four meetings, Legon Cities have managed two victories with Medeama also recording two victories.

With kickoff in the next hour, the team will be bringing to you the live text commentary of the crucial encounter.

We are just about 30 minutes to kick-off at the Accra Sports Stadium.

The two teams are out on the pitch for a short warm-up ahead of kick-off. Weather looking good for a football encounter. This should be a good one.


1' We are off at the Accra Sports Stadium. It's Legon Cities v Medeama SC on Matchday 3 of the 2020/2021 Ghana Premier League season. Who gets the first goal?

5' The first chance of the game goes to Legon Cities FC. A brilliant free-kick from Nat Akwa is tipped off the crossbar from the Medeama goalkeeper. Corner kick for Legon Cities but it has been well dealt with.

10' So far so good for both teams as the scoreline stays level.

13' First change of the match: David Cudjoe is injured and has been replaced by Cephas Doku for Legon Cities.

20' Injury scare for Medeama SC. Justice Blay is down on the pitch and is in pain, the referee has called for his medics to attend to him. Looks like he will be able to continue. Game on!!

25' Free kick for Medeama SC at a very dangerous position after Elvis Opoku brought his marker down. This could be a goal. The resulting kick is wasted. It is still goalless at the Accra Sports Stadium.

30' Looks like we will see Asamoah Gyan in action. Legon Cities FC coach Wahid has instructed the veteran to start warming up.

35' Wasted opportunity! A glorious chance for Raphael Ocloo to open the scoring for Legon Cities but his final touch has let him down.

40' Chances upon chances for Legon Cities. Another sensational free-kick from Nat Akwa from the same position, he took the first one. Medeama goalkeeper Eric Ofori Antwi pulls off a good save to keep the visitors on level pegging.

45' We will do two minutes of added time.

Half-time: That will be all the action in the first half.

Legon Cities FC 0-0 Medeama SC.

Second half:

We are back underway at the Accra Sports Stadium for the second half.

50' Still no goals yet. Medeama has played better in the second half but yet to cause any serious threat to the hosts.

55' Lots of chances in quick succession for the Legon Cities FC but the lads couldn't find the back of the net.

80' We are into the final 10 minutes of the encounter. Still no goal for either side.

82' nutmegs his marker to set up Cephas Doku whose shot across find Jonah Attuquaye but his effort went wide.

85' Just five minutes to play here at the Accra Sports Stadium. Will there be a winner?

88' Asamoah Gyan with a scintillating back heel to set up Jonah Attuquaye but his marker was quick to clear the ball out for a throw-in.