St George still tops despite Fasil loss

St George still tops despite Fasil loss

St George still managed to maintain their lead on the BetKing Ethiopia Premier League table despite losing 0-1 to rivals Fasil City.

Solomon Tafesse scored the only goal for Fasil in the 44th minute to leave St George on 12 points out of a possible 15.

The "Horsemen have been on fire since the start of the season winning all 4 of their first games including a 7-1 bashing of Ethiopian Insurance

However, Insurance have put that defeat behind them to put on a commendable run of form winning their next 4 games including the big 2-1 win over Mekelakeya in week 5 to reach the second position behind Sy George on goals difference.

Insurance's win over Mekelakeya came via an own goal from Ahmed Reshid of Mekelakeya and the winner from Basiru Oumer on 57 Minutes after Behayilu Girma had equalized for Mekalakeya in the 27th minute.

In other week 5 fixtures, Hawassa and Dire Dawa Played out a 2-2 draw, Ethio Electric and Adama City also ended 2-2.

Sidama Coffee got back to winning ways with a shock 1-0 win over Wolkite City with Endale Kebede 's 85th minute goal.

Bahir Dar City beat Legetafo Legedadi 2-0 with goals from Osei Mawuli on 28 minutes and Fuad Fereja with a 66th minute strike.

Hadiya Hossana continued their resurgence with a 1-0 win over Wolaitta Dicha 0-1 Courtesy of a Fikeryesus Tewoldbirhan penalty in the 68th minute.

Ethiopia coffee beat Arbaminch City 2-0 with Biruk Beyene once môre om target in the 28th minute and a 45+1 minutes added time goal from  Antenhe Tefera.

Fasil City and Bahir Dar Played out a 0-0 draw in a rescheduled tie from week 3 postponed because of Fasil's CAF Club commitments.

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