Hearts of Oak played out a pulsating 1-1 draw with Legon Cities on Matchday 13 of the Ghana Premier League on Sunday.
The Phobians started the game brightly and were awarded a penalty following a push on Patrick Razak in the 15th minute.
Umar Manaf stepped up and missed the resulting spot kick to keep the scores at 0-0.
Six minutes later, the visitors punished the hosts for the costly miss as Jonah Attuquaye scored a brilliant solo goal to give the Royals a 1-0 lead at the break.
Coach Bashir Hayford’s side were resolute in defense in the second half and were on the verge of upsetting their city-rivals.
But Kojo Obeng Junior scored to snatch a late point for the Phobians at the Accra Sports Stadium.
The 86th minute strike ended Hearts of Oak’s run of three consecutive games without a goal.
Hearts of Oak 1-1 Legon Cities
[86’ Kojo Obeng Junior | 21’ Jonah Attuquaye ]
Nasco Man of the Match: Winfred Honu (Legon Cities)
How both teams lined up:
Hearts of Oak XI
Richard Attah GK, Fatawu Mohammed, Raddy Ovouka, Mohammed Alhassan, Nuru Sulley, Abdul Aziz Nurudeen, Ansah Botchway, Abdul Manaf, Patrick Razak, Victor Aidoo, Kwadwo Obeng Jnr.
64’ Isaac Mensah ON Patrick Razak OFF| 46’ Benjamin Afutu ON Ansah Botchway OFF
Legon Cities XI:
Winfred Honu GK, Michael Ampadu, Nat Kwame Akwa, Francis Addo, Fadili Yussif, Attuquaye Jonah, Braimah Ali Foster, Baba Mahama, Vincent Adu Gyamfi, Nasiru Moro, Iddrisu Abdul Nafiu
70’ Benjamin Adjei ON Nasiru Moro OFF 85’ | Oppong Romeo ON Fasili Yussif OFF