Accra Hearts of Oak completed a double over regional rivals Inter Allies with a 2-0 win at the Tema Park to boost their qualification chances in the southern belt with six games to the end of the group stages.
The Phobians put up a tactical game at the Tema Park to tame their neigbours with goals from Joseph Esso and Kofi Kordzi that saw Inter Allies losing Micheal Out to the a card.
Heading into the game with a 2-0 first leg win to protect, Accra Hearts of Oak made their intentions clear with blistering start to the game at both ends.
Joseph Esso and Umar Manaf feasted on their dream start to the game with the opening strike after just 22 minutes into the game.
A masterpiece combination of passes set Joseph Esso en route and the former Ebusua Dwarfs center forward pocketed his fourth goal of the competition with delight.
It was a deserved lead from an in-form player seeking to make a case on the local scene.
Kim Grant’s men made sure of the points with an insurance goal from Kofi Kordzi, 15 minutes to regulation time.
An 80th minute red card to Micheal Out only compounded the woes of the host as Hearts of Oak held on for the maximum points in the capital derby.