2022/23 GPL: Hearts of Oak score late to earn point, Asante Kotoko lose to RTU – Match Week Eight Review
Dreams FC gave away a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with Hearts of Oak on matchday eight of the Ghana Premier League on Sunday.
David William Van Dijk scored in the 14th minute before The Still Believe lads doubled their lead three minutes after the break as he headed home a rebound from a corner kick.
Hearts of Oak, who went into the game without their captain Gladson Awako halved the deficit in the 75th minute.
Benjamin Yorke scored the equalizer for Hearts in added time after coming on a substitute for Rashid Okine in the 80th minute.
The result takes Accra Hearts of Oak to the 5th spot with 13 points, one points behind rivals Asante Kotoko and three adrift of leaders Aduana Stars.
Dreams FC thus drops to the relegation zone as they sit in 16th place with eight points.
Elsewhere, Sampson Eduku and Isaac Mensah found the back of the net as Tamale City turn around to beat League leaders Aduana Stars 2-1 at the Aliu Mahama stadium.
The home side conceded first in the 55th as Bright Adjei scored an absolute stunner much to the surprise of the home fans.
Sampson Eduku then equalized for the home team in the 76th minute before Isaac Mensah converted a spot kick in the 86th minute to hand Tamale City their first win of the season.
On Saturday, Real Tamale United came from behind to beat champions Asante Kotoko 2-1 at the Aliu Mahama stadium.
Georges Mfegue opened the scoring for the Porcupine Warriors but it wasn’t enough to give them victory as Real Tamale United crawled back to win the encounter.
The Northern giants scored two quick fire goals through Issah Kuka and Dabvid Abagna in the 64th and 65th minutes respectively.
The Ghana Premier League will resume in December because of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 tournament which kicked off in Doha on Sunday, November 20, 2022.