Accra Hearts of Oak count on advancing to the group stage of CAF Champions League following a first leg 1 - 0 win over Wydad Athletic Casablanca in Accra. The reverse fixture promises to deliver whatever is needed in association football.
Whereas WAC have made a solemn pledge to overturn the first leg outcome by winning convincingly to stay in the elite competition, visitors Accra Hearts of Oak look to defy all odds and pull off group stage target.
The two teams will be engaged in a fierce battle which is completely different from what was witnessed in the first leg.
Despite CAF’s decision to play the game behind closed doors, the Moroccan club have not given up in ensuring they end the game with victory.
WAC will be taking a different shape on the field tomorrow, as they welcome some first team players from injury. System and formation will be varied to suit their style of play at home. Going into the game with a deficit, WAC will launch incessant attack from the commencement of the match. More men will be pushed behind the ball in the quest to break Accra Hearts of Oak’s defense for an early goal. Their main operation will go through the lines or wings, where balls will be flighted for goals.
Coach Samuel Boadu and his lads must have been alerted of what is about to go down tomorrow in Morocco. Having won the first leg means the rainbow club must play and guard their victory. They can make a great deal of the game if they attack less and sit back with caution. In this scenario, the team is coming up against unbearable pressure from the opponent, which will require defenders and defensive midfielder remain indestructible and undistracted. Seventy percent of defending and thirty percent of attack is the ideal style of play for the Ghanaian representative.
They cannot afford to create holes at the full backs, where they could be exploited and punish dearly as such. Fatawu Mohammed and Raddy Ovouka are needed to be supported constantly by right and left wingers of Accra Hearts of Oak. There could be a plan of getting more men at the rear but the presence of Kofi Kodzi will be vital in keeping WAC defenders away from overlapping to increase men in attack. Capitalizing on set pieces and any slight chance to score a goal in Morocco will definitely seal the moment for the former CAF Champions League winners.
Content created and supplied by: Abdul-Jalilu (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More