Liberty Professionals compounded the woes of struggling Ebusua Dwarfs, by inflicting a painful 1-2 defeat on the crabs who have been globetrotting over the last two weeks for crowed violence.
Liberty starting the game by going right into attacking the defence of their opponents, the pressure forced the defence of the crabs to commit several mistakes leading to the opening goal in 53 seconds when Elvis Kyei Baffour puts the side into the lead after getting at the end of a George Ansong cross for the Great start to their play.
Surprisingly, the goal did not unsettle Ebusua Dwarfs who lifted their play to force Liberty Professionals to retreat to a much more defensive role, In the process, Ebusua Dwarfs forced Liberty to concede several free kicks, and corners kicks, but the Coach Reginald Asante’s men stood to their ground to prevent any havoc.
The relentless Ebusua Dwarfs kept the pressure on their opponent pass the half hour mark, and in the 35th minute won a free kick in the goal area of Liberty Professionals, Goalkeeper Danso Wiredu elected himself to take, He curled it straight into the goal, and scored a beautiful goal taking the game into a 1-1 first half draw.
Back in the second half and Liberty Professionals will lift their play to get the second goal, their first effort at goal was wasted by George Ansong, whose shot was cleared off the line by an onrushing Ebusua Dwarfs defender.
The scientific soccer lads kept pressing, while the crabs kept coiling back to defend the intense pressure put to them.
Coach Reginald Asante, brought on Captain Simon Zibo, who became an instant impact on the game, when he scored with his first touch of the ball tapping home from close range following an Ansah cross from a corner to put the game beyond the reach of Dwarfs
As hard as Ebusua Dwarfs pressed, they could not get the needed equalizer, with Liberty running away 1-2 victors from away.