EEPCO defeats Ethiopian Coffee 1-0

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia– EEPCO defeated Ethiopian Coffee 1-0 in the lone Ethiopia Premier League match played here yesterday.

This is the second loss in a week for the defending champions, who were beaten 3-0 by arch rival St. George on Tuesday.

The victory moves EEPCO in 3rd place (36pts), with only goal difference separating it with second-placed Dedebit FC on goal difference.

After 18 matches, Ethiopian Coffee has won 5, drew 5 and lost 8. While the team’s offensive line ranks 3rd in the league with 27 goals scored, its biggest problem has been its defensive one, which conceded 32 goals – the most by any Ethiopia Premier League team.

Ethiopian Coffee currently seats in 10th place with 20 points.

The league will continue today with the following 4 matches: 

Ethiopian Air Force vs Adama City

Harar Brewery vs Sidama Coffee

Dedebit FC vs Mugher Cement

St. George vs Arba Minch

Top-3 Rankings: 

Rank

Teams

Played

Wins

Draw

Lost

Diff

GD

Points

1

Saint George

16

12

3

1

23 – 4

19

39

2

Dedebit FC

18

11

3

4

32 – 13

19

36

3

EEPCO FC

18

10

6

2

31 – 14

17

36

 

 

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