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Diawusie and Boateng send Karela United top with win over Chelsea

1 month ago

A brace each from Diawusie Taylor and Kwame Boateng gave Karela United a 4-1 win against Berekum Chelsea to send them to the top of the Ghana Premier League standings.

The win is their fifth successive home victory in the ongoing Premier League and remains the only side to set that record in the nine-week-old campaign.

Karela completely overpowered the Blues at the Crosby Awuah Memorial (CAM) Park in Aiyinase to secure the important victory.

It is their fifth successive home win. They have won every point at home so far this season, no club can boast of a better record.

The four goals came from their two in-form strikers Diawise Taylor and Kwame Boateng, with both scoring a brace.

Karela made a brilliant start and deservedly opened the scoring in the 12th minute through Diawusie Taylor. But Chelsea replied 17 minutes later through John Andoh in the 29th minute with an absolute stunner.

Chelsea, after scoring defended well to prevent Karela from scoring as the first half ended in a stalemate.

After the break, Karela scored three goals within 20 minutes to compete the rout at the CAM crowed to continue there perfect home run.

Boateng scored in the first minute after the break and scored again in the 60th minute to put the game beyond the reach of Chelsea.

Taylor grabbed his brace in the 74th minute to make it 4-1, which the two teams could not change it until fulltime.

While Karela are now top of the league, Chelsea are two points above the relegation zone.