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The Premier Division meeting at Tallaght Stadium on Saturday sees hosts Shamrock Rovers facing opposition in the form of Bohemian FC.
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Shamrock Rovers will want to continue from where they left off last time out with a 2-1 FAI Cup success vs Cork City.
Over their preceding 6 fixtures, Stephen Bradley's Shamrock Rovers have found the net a total of 9 times - an average number of goals scored per match equal to 1.5.
A look at their previous results shows us that Shamrock Rovers:
- have not lost a league tie with Bohemian FC in their last 2 matches.
- are unbeaten in their last 11 league matches at home. A run that they'll hope to extend here.
Bohemian FC go into this match following on from a 2-0 FAI Cup win against Cabinteely in their last outing.
For 5 of the prior 6 clashes featuring Bohemian FC, a notably low volume of goals have been scored between them and their opponents. The overall average number of goals per game within that period comes to just 1.83, with the average goals for The Bohs being 1.5.
Going into this encounter, Bohemian FC have not been beaten in their last 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head meetings going back to 25/02/2019, it’s been all-even between these two clubs with Shamrock Rovers winning 3 of those games, Bohemian FC 3 and 0 being drawn in regulation time.
9 goals were produced between them in this period, with 5 of them for The Hoops and 4 belonging to The Bohs. That’s an average goals per game figure of 1.5.
The previous league match featuring these sides was Premier Division match day 1 on 15/02/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Bohemian FC 0-1 Shamrock Rovers.
The match was refereed by Robert Hennessy.
Team News: Shamrock Rovers
Shamrock Rovers boss Stephen Bradley will be thankful to have no fitness concerns to speak of coming into this match with a fully injury-free squad available to choose from.
In all likelihood, The Hoops should go for a 3-4-2-1 formation for this one and select Alan Mannus, Liam Scales, Roberto Lopes, Joey O´Brien, Neil Farrugia, Gary O'Neil, Aaron McEneff, Ronan Finn, Graham Burke, Jack Byrne and Aaron Greene.
Team News: Bohemian FC
Due to a fully injury-free squad available to choose from, Bohemian FC boss Keith Long has no fitness worries at all before this clash.
We reckon that The Bohs appear most likely to elect for a 4-2-3-1 formation, starting the game with Stephen McGuinness, Andy Lyons, Robert Cornwall, Dan Casey, Anto Breslin, Keith Buckley, Jonathan Lunney, Kris Twardek, Keith Ward, Daniel Grant and Andre Wright.
It looks to us that Shamrock Rovers have it within them to score more than once when they meet Bohemian FC, who will be up against it scoring.
Therefore, we are anticipating a 2-0 win for Shamrock Rovers by the time that the referee blows the final whistle.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Tallaght Stadium (8,000)
Captain: Ronan Finn
Chairman: Jonathan Roche
Manager: Stephen Bradley
Competitions: Premier Division position 1, FAI Cup (Second Round), Europa League Qual. (Second Round)
🔑 Star Man: Aaron Greene
Typically used in the Left Wing position, Aaron Greene was born in Dublin, Rep. Ireland. Having made his senior debut playing for Galway United in the 2009 season, the skilful Forward has scored a sum of 2 league goals in this Premier Division 2020 campaign so far coming from a total of 9 appearances.