Hearts of Oak put behind their terrible home form to secure a proper end result in the first leg of their CAF Confederation Cup play-offs match with JS Saoura.
The Ghanaian champions proved too sturdy for the Algerian side and recorded a 2-0 victory at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
Hearts had been unimpressive in their remaining five video games resulting in no wins but they looked a different side on Sunday, delivering a super performance.
From the onset, they showed no signal of being afraid of their opponents. Hearts took the recreation to them and had been rewarded in the 17th minute.
Ibrahim Salifu applied the ending contact following a superb crew play. The pass started from the back with Daniel Afriyie Barnieh imparting the final ball for Salifu to rating with a header.
Sensing they should lose heavily, Saoura revised their systems and decided to sit deep and frustrate the Phobians.
It labored till the 71st minute when Agyenim Boateng delivered the 2d with a respectable finish.
Three minutes later, Saoura have been reduced to 10 men. Goalkeeper Zakaria Saida picke