Seth Hoffman has been left to rue his Berekum Chelsea’s missed chances in their 2-0 loss to giants Accra Hearts of Oak at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday evening.
Benjamin Afutu Kotey headed home the opening goal from a Salifu Ibrahim well-weighted corner kick on the 10th minute mark before Kwadwo Obeng Junior netted what has been described as a breathtaking strike 19 minutes after the opener.
Stephen Amankona tried to respond for the visitors when he steered a powerfully taken free kick from 30 yards which was collected by the Hearts keeper. On the 17th minute mark Amankona once again went one-on-one with Hearts keeper Richard Attah but he saw his effort blocked off by the inflated body of the Hearts shot-stopper.
In the second-half Chelsea created a myriad of chances but they failed to convert any of the opportunities that fell to them in the course of the game as they slumped to their 3rd defeat in their last five games.
Hoffman is not too impressed with his side’s missed chances in the game.
“In the second-half we came into the game strongly. We created a number of chance but unfortunately we failed to convert them,” he told Eli Kondoh during the post match interview.
The former Hearts trainer insists the referee should have whistled for a foul for his side in the incident leading up to Hearts’ second goal.
“There was a foul which the referee should have whistled for. I don’t want to talk about officiating. I must congratulate my boys. I know they did their best. They are picking up,” he concluded.
Chelsea have won just once in their last 5 games and are just 2 points above the relegation zone.
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