2020/21 Ghana Premier League: Week 12 Match Preview – Berekum Chelsea vs Bechem United

Berekum Chelsea celebrating their goal against Inter Allies (pic: Sika Fotos)Berekum Chelsea host high-flying Bechem United in the Ghana Premier League on Wednesday afternoon at the Golden City Park.The two teams are enduring contrasting fortunes in the league. Berekum Chelsea are embroiled in a relegation battle as they sit 16th on the table after 11 games.However, Bechem United are surprisingly in contention for the title. The Hunters are third, just two points adrift of leaders Karela United.Chelsea are on a poor run, picking up just one point in their last three games. In the previous matchday, they surrendered a three-goal lead to lose 4-3 in Techiman against King Faisal.Chelsea dominated the first 20 minutes and took a commanding 3-0 lead, but complacency set in and they paid the ultimate price by conceding four goals. A painful defeat, considering the three points would have seen them climb up the table.Bechem, on the other hand, ended a run of poor results by beating Eleven Wonders 3-1. Prior to the match, they had failed to pick up maximum points in four games and that cost them top spot.Between the two, Berekum Chelsea need the points the most, meaning they have to be at their best because Bechem are a formidable side.Chelsea can draw inspiration from their good home form. They have two wins and three draws in five games, amounting to nine of their 10 points this season.Bechem are in the top four due to their impressive home form, but same cannot be said about their away form. They haven’t been excellent on the road with one win, two draws and two defeats.The two teams have five wins each in the last 14 meetings with four draws. Bechem have beaten Chelsea once away in recent times. That victory came in the NC Special competition in 2019.Prediction: Berekum Chelsea 1-0 Bechem United

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