Asante Kotoko score three in second half to beat Legon Cities
Former Champions Asante Kotoko scored three second half goals to beat Legon Cities 3-1 on Matchday 12 of the betPawa Premier League at WAFA Park on Saturday.
The Porcupine Warriors went into the game fresh from a hard earned 1-0 win against Champions Medeama SC at the Baba Yara to end a five-game winless run.
Legon Cities took the lead against the run of play as Nasiru Moro scored in the 21st minute mark to give his side the advantage.
Back from recess, Asante Kotoko improved their play as they pinned the host in their half in search of the leveler. The pressure paid off in the 67th minute when Mohammed Suleman put the ball into his own net for the equalizer.
Steven Mukwala increased the tally for Asante Kotoko in the 75th minute before Isaac Oppong put the game to bed in the 91st minute.
The 3-1 win for Asante Kotoko gives them only their second back to back wins of the season – having secured their first successive wins over Accra Lions and Aduana FC in October.
The win also confirms Asante Kotoko’s dominance over Legon Cities in their last four seasons – as it earned them their third win in four meetings.
In the other game, Asamoah Boateng Afriyie scored an 82nd minute penalty to give Nations FC a 1-0 win over Karela United at the Dr. Kwame Kyei Stadium.