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01/12/2020
2019-20 GHANA PREMIER LEAGUE PREVIEW: BECHEM UNITED VS ACCRA GREAT OLYMPICS
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* The 2013-14 fifth placed, Bechem United lock horns with the 2-time Champions, Accra Great Olympics in Day 3 fixture in the 2019-20 Ghana Premier League at the Fosu Gyeabour Park on Sunday afternoon.

* By: Isaac Amponsah (Dr Ike) and Bright Yeboah Taylor (byt)

Predictions:
Home win
Correct score: Bechem United 1-0 Great Olympics

* HEAD-TO-HEAD SINCE 2015.

* 2015 season
Bechem United 2-0 Olympics
Olympics           2-1 Bechem United

* 2017 season
Olympics           1-3 Bechem United *
Bechem United 1-0 Olympics

Total Matches Played - 4
Bechem United wins  - 3
Goals Scored               - 7
Gt. Olympics wins       - 1
Goals Scored               - 3

* MATCH FACTS

* Great Olympics have never won at Bechem. They have never scored a goal at the Bechem grounds in a League match against Bechem United.

* Bechem United has won the last two meetings against Great Olympics.

* Bechem United on record has lost just Six (6) league games at home since joining the League in 2011-12 season. Their first two home defeats came in at Kumasi Baba Yara Sports Stadium when they adopted there as their home grounds when Nana Fosu Gyeabour park was under construction. They lost all the two games they played at Kumasi as host  (3-2 gainst New Edubiase) and (3-2 against Kotoko). They have lost only Four (4), league games at Bechem.

* WAFA is the last team to beat Bechem United at Bechem. They have never lost a league game since that 1-0 defeat in April 2017 (W8, D3).

* Accra Great Olympics longest winless streak of the start of the GPL season was between Dec  2007 - Jan 2008 (L5, D3). It took them Day 9 before getting their first victory of the season when they beat All Blacks by 2-0 at El-Wak Sports Stadium. Paa Joe Kuma and Mike Quaye were players who scored the two goals on the day.  

* Great Olympics have never played three (3) opening season games without getting a point in the GPL season since Premier League Era in 1993-94.

* The 2019-20 season of the Ghana Premier League which is the 24th edition since the competition started on 19th December, 1993 is the 6th appearance for Bechem United while it is the 50th appearance for Accra Great Olympics.

* By: Isaac Amponsah (Dr Ike) and Bright Yeboah Taylor (byt)

* Bechem Utd Day 3 HOME games in the GPL since 2011.
2011-12 Bechem Utd 2-3 Kotoko *
2013-14 Bechem Utd 1-0 Ebusua Dwarfs
2015-16 Bechem Utd 1-0 New Edubiase
W2      L1      GF2      GA3

* Great Olympics Day 3 AWAY games in the GPL since 1999.
1999       Hasaacas     2-0 Olympics
2002       Hearts           2-0 Olympics
2004       Hasaacas     1-1 Olympics
2007-08 Bkm Arsenal 2-1 Olympics
2009-10 Xi Wise           2-1 Olympics
2014-15 WAFA              2-1 Olympics  
D1      L5      GF4      GA11

* The first time the Hunters, Bechem United lost @ HOME in the GPL is 9th Oct. 2011 in match Day 1 in the 2011-12 season against New Edubiase United (2-3).

- Since then, Bechem United have played 74 HOME games in the GPL.
W46     D22   L6   GF97   GA37

* The last time Bechem United lost @ HOME in the GPL is 2nd Apr. 2017 in the Day 9 in the 2016-17 season against WAFA (0-1).

- Since then, Bechem United have played 11 HOME game (990 mins) so far in the GPL.
W8     D3     GF15    GA2

* Bechem United have lost 7 out of 75 HOME games in the GPL since 2011.
09/10/11 Bechem Utd 2-3 Edubiase (2011-12)
22/10/11 Bechem Utd 2-3 Kotoko (2011-12)
19/02/12 Bechem Utd 0-1 Wassaman (2011-12)
05/10/13 Bechem Utd 0-1 Hearts (2013-14)
22/03/15 Bechem Utd 1-3 Kotoko (2014-15)
18/05/16 Bechem Utd 0-1 Kotoko (2015-16)
02/04/17 Bechem Utd 0-1 WAFA (2016-17)

* Bechem United have so far played 75 HOME games in the GPL since 2011.
W46    D22    L7    GF99    GA40

* The first time Great Olympics won an AWAY game in the GPL since 1999 is 24th Mar. 1999 in match Day 5 in the 1999 season against Hearts of Oak (0-1).

- Since then, Olympics have played 154 AWAY games in the GPL.
W146   D54   L78   GF110   GA205

* The last time Great Olympics won an AWAY game in the GPL is 8th Oct. 2017 in match Day 28 in the 2016-17 season against Elmina Sharks (0-1).

- Since then, Olympics have played 1 AWAY game (90 mins) so far in the GPL.
L1      GF0     GA3

* Great Olympics have so far played 157  AWAY games in the GPL since 1999.
W22    D55    L81    GF110    GA205

* By: Isaac Amponsah (Dr Ike) and Bright Yeboah Taylor (byt)

* Bechem Utd are yet to CONCEDE/LOSE HOME match in the month of JANUARY in the GPL since 2011.
11/01/12 Bechem Utd 0-0 Hearts
21/01/15 Bechem Utd 1-0 Inter-Allies
31/01/15 Bechem Utd 1-0 Hearts
W2       D1     GF2      GA0

* Great Olympics AWAY matches in the month of JANUARY in the GPL since 1999.
06/01/07 Tema Youth     1-0 Olympics
14/01/07 Real Sportive   1-0 Olympics
31/01/07 Heart of Lions 1-1 Olympics
13/01/08 AshGold          3-1 Olympics
03/01/09 Aduana Stars 1-0 Olympics
09/01/09 All Stars          2-1 Olympics
18/01/15 AshGold          2-0 Olympics
25/01/15 WAFA              2-1 Olympics
D1     L7     GF4     GA13

* By: Isaac Amponsah (Dr Ike) and Bright Yeboah Taylor (byt)

* The last AWAY side to prevent Bechem United from scoring @ HOME in the GPL is Ebusua Dwarfs who secured goal-less drawn game on 26th Apr. 2017 in match Day 13 in the 2016-17 season.

* Bechem United have so far kept 51 CLEAN SHEETS out 142 games in the GPL since 2011.

* Great Olympics have so far kept 101 CLEAN SHEETS out of 311 games in the GPL since 1999.

* Bechem United Best position in the Ghana Premier League since 2011 is 5th with 42 points in the 2013-14 season.

* Great Olympics have won the Ghana League title on 2 occasions since the competition started in 1958 (1970 & 1974).

* Bechem United worse performance in the GPL since 2011 is 15th with 29 points, and they were relegated in the 2011-12 season.

* Great Olympics have been relegated on 4 occasions in the Ghana League history since the competition started in 1958 (2004, 2007-08, 2009-10 & 2014-15).

* Bechem Utd are currently 8th with 3 points after Day 2 games while Accra Great Olympics on the other hand are 18th with 0 point on the Ghana top-flight log.

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