Barrolle Suffers another Defeat

first_imgThe Kanyan Pepper boys of Mighty Barrolle on Saturday suffered another defeat in the Cellcom National League when they fell to LPRC Oilers 1-0 at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium.Barrolle started the match on slow motion by making less attempts on goal with just a shot on target.Frustration was seen on the faces of Barrolle fans, including national team head coach James Debbah.LPRC dominated the first half, getting close to the goal with several attempts but could not find the back of the net.Barrolle returned in the second half with more purposeful attacks but striker Julius Wotoe missed two clear chances to put his side ahead of the game.Oilers later stole the show after striker Manie Yancy scored a 74th minute volley to secure the three points.Midfielder George Solo of Oilers was sent off in the 84th minute, reducing his side’s numerical strength to 10 men.Oilers now have three points out of two matches, while Barrolle are yet to collect a point from their first two matches. Barrolle in week-1 of the new season lost 1-0 to Monrovia Club Breweries when Benjamin Sackor scored the lone goal in the match.The team is yet to sign on a single player since the start of the campaign.On Friday, FC Fassel maintained their winning form to reclaim the top spot after beating MC Breweries 1-0.The result puts FC Fassel top of the league table with equal points and goals with Champions BYC.FC Fassel in its first match demolished ELWA United 5-1 through a brace from James Watala and a goal each from Fassedu Logan, Sam Kollie, and Terrence Tisdell. On Thursday, ELWA United secured their first win of the season by punishing Watanga FC 1-0.In the midweek fixture, LFA Champions, Barrack Young Controllers BYC-1 got their second win when they defeated Jubilee FC 4-0 at the Blue field, their home ground.The Go Blue boys got an early goal in the ninth minute when Morris Claudius netted in a low cross from left-back James Kpoto.The team continued its attack to increase their lead, but the chance of getting a goal was thrown away by striker Mark Paye.The Church Boys of Jubilee fought in their attempt to get their first goal in the 25th minute but Captain Kanmanue Folee missed the opportunity.BYC took control of the half by creating several chances, but struggled to get a goal through striker Paye who was caught in offside position on several occasions. The team later tallied the goals to two in the 45th minute through Bility Abdullah, due to a misplaced pass from Jubilee’s defenders.Jubilee later got a penalty opportunity to have reduced the deficit during the first half, after defender Kpoto of BYC committed a foul in the 18 yards box, but the opportunity was wasted by Alvin Polo who kicked the ball above the bar.Jubilee’s hope of getting a consolation goal from the break was buried when Bility Abdullah registered his name on the score sheet for the second time with an assist from Van-Dave Harmon.BYC closed things up by getting her fourth goal of the match when Dukuly Randy found the back of the net from Claudius Morris’s left volley.The Go Blue boys got their first win of the season by narrowly defeating LPRC Oilers 1-0 from Sylvanus Morris. Jubilee is now positioned in 7th place with three points from their first match against Invisible Eleven that they won 2-1.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Aston Villa hit by big injury blow

first_img1 Ashley Westwood Aston Villa will be without Ashley Westwood for up to four weeks with medial ligament damage, the club has announced.The midfielder was stretchered off during Sunday’s 2-1 win over Leicester City following a strong tackle from striker Jamie Vardy.The Villans were confident the injury was not going to be as bad as first feared but the former Crewe man will still miss up to five games, starting with Saturday’s derby at West Bromwich Albion.Westwood, who has impressed with his exceptional range of passing at Villa Park, will also be absent for clashes with Manchester United, Swansea City, Sunderland and Crystal Palace.last_img read more