Bray Wanderers make the trip to Eamonn Deacy Park on Friday for the First Division tie with hosts Galway United.
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Galway United will be looking for a repeat result of a 2-1 First Division triumph over Wexford.
Their latest results shine a light on the fact that huge efforts have been put in by the Galway United backline. Galway United have been miserly, resulting in the total number of goals that have flown into the back of their net over the course of their previous 6 clashes standing at 3. Having said that, time will tell whether that pattern will be sustained in this upcoming match or not.
Pre-game facts show that Galway United:
- are winless against Bray Wanderers in home games against them for the last 6 league matches.
- haven't won against Bray Wanderers in their last 2 league matches.
- are undefeated in their last 4 home league matches.
After suffering a loss in their previous game against Cabinteely in First Division action, Bray Wanderers will be hoping to turn things around here.
The numbers tell their own story, and Bray Wanderers have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, letting opponents get 9 goals in all. At the back, Bray Wanderers have not been doing too well.
Head to head
A look at their most recent head-to-head meetings going back to 19/07/2019 shows that Galway United have won 2 of these games & Bray Wanderers 1, with the number of drawn matches being 3.
A combined sum of 9 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 5 of them for Tribesman and 4 belonging to The Seagulls. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 1.5.
Team News: Bray Wanderers
Thanks to a fully healthy squad available for selection, the Bray Wanderers boss Gary Cronin does not have any fitness concerns whatsoever before this clash.
We’re of the opinion that Bray Wanderers will manage to get a goal against this Galway United team, although that might not quite be enough to prevent defeat.
We’re tipping a 2-1 advantage for Galway United by the time that the referee blows the final whistle. We’ll have to see what happens.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Eamonn Deacy Park (5,000)
Captain: Conor McCormack
Chairman: Jonathan Corbett
Manager: John Caulfield
Competitions: First Division position 2