Medeama host Karela United in an explosive Western Derby on match day-28 of the Ghana Premier League on Saturday.
The Mauve and Yellows have slipped to 5th on the table after losing 3-0 at Inter Allies.
Yaw Preko’s men will have to revive the confidence as they host the Pride and Passion at the Akoon Park.
Preko will be without striker Abass Mohammed who is suspended for the home match.
The Mauve and Yellows have picked a paltry 4 points from a possible 15 to leave them clutching for straws.
Medeama are six points adrift of leaders Hearts of Oak and will need to beat United to keep the momentum ahead of the meeting between the two sides next week.
Karela are also without their talisman Diawisie Taylor, 21, who has traveled with Ghana’s Olympic team for an international friendlies against Japan and South Korea.
The Pride and Passion were shell-shocked after drawing 1-1 at home to Great Olympics last week.
The two teams are tied on same 43 points heading into the crucial fixture at the Akoon Park.
Augustine Evans Adotey and his guys have fared really bad in the second round of the season having managed only two victories from nine matches.
Despite the poor run of results recently, Karela have not lost in their last six matches where they have drawn four and won twice.