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Bohemian FC will be taking on visiting side Derry City at Dalymount Park in this Premier Division match on Friday.
Our predictions, user poll and statistics for Bohemian FC v Derry City can be found here - as well as up-to-date odds.
Bohemian FC will be hoping to bounce back here following the 2-1 Premier Division loss in their previous game against Shamrock Rovers.
The only scorer from Bohemian FC was Ross Tierney (19'). Dylan Watts (5') and Graham Burke (76') scored for Shamrock Rovers.
Keith Long's Bohemian FC have hit the target 6 times over their past six outings. The tally of goals that have been scored against them in that time stands at 8.
Coming into this meeting, Bohemian FC are without a home win in the past 4 league games. That's never good.
Derry City will come into the match after a 0-1 Premier Division win vs Sligo Rovers in their previous match.
The only name on the scoresheet from Derry City was Will Patching (51').
Over the course of 5 of the previous 6 clashes featuring Derry City, a relatively low number of goals have been hit between them and opposing teams. The overall average number of goals per game in that spell works out to a meagre 2, with the number of goals averaged by The Candystripes equalling 0.67.
Heading into this contest, Derry City have not registered a win against Bohemian FC when they have played them away from home in the previous 3 matches in the league.
Head to head
A review of their past head-to-head clashes stretching back to 08/03/2019 shows us that Bohemian FC have won 2 of these games & Derry City 1, with the number of drawn results being 3.
A sum of 9 goals were scored between them in these games, with 5 from The Bohs and 4 netted by The Candystripes. The average number of goals per game works out to 1.5.
The previous league match between these sides was Premier Division match day 31 on 25/09/2020 when the final score was Bohemian FC 2-1 Derry City.
The match was refereed by Ben Connolly.
Team News: Bohemian FC
Bohemian FC manager Keith Long has no fitness worries to speak of before this clash with a fully healthy group available for selection.
Team News: Derry City
With a completely healthy group to choose from, Derry City boss Declan Devine has no fitness worries at all ahead of this clash.
We’re inclined to think that Derry City might well have a job on their hands to see themselves scoring against this Bohemian FC side who we think will gain the upper hand.
We’re therefore tipping a highly competitive game with a 1-0 winning score for Bohemian FC at the end of the 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Dalymount Park (3,640)
Captain: Keith Buckley
Chairman: Matt Devaney
Manager: Keith Long
Competitions: Premier Division position 6
🔑 Key Man: Georgie Kelly
Mostly taking up the Striker position, Georgie Kelly was born in Rep. Ireland. After having made a senior debut playing for Derry City in the 2015 season, the talented Forward has got 2 league goals in this Premier Division 2021 season so far from a total of 7 appearances.