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The Premiership fixture at Coleraine Showgrounds on Saturday sees home side Coleraine take to the field against Cliftonville.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Coleraine v Cliftonville can be seen below (including the best match odds).
Coleraine, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following a 3-1 Premiership victory versus Larne.
For Coleraine, the goalscorers were Jamie Glackin (25'), Conor McKendry (42') and Lyndon Kane (58'). Ben Doherty (36') was the scorer for Larne.
Their most recent results reveal that much solidity has been shown by the Coleraine rearguard. Coleraine have been mean at the back, seeing the tally of goals that have gone past their goalkeeper over the course of their previous six outings standing at 3.
Coming into this clash, Coleraine are undefeated in their previous 21 league matches at home. Incredible, really.
Following on from tasting defeat last time out to Linfield in Premiership action, Cliftonville will be aiming to make amends here.
Jordan Stewart (50') was the scorer for Linfield.
During their six latest matches, Paddy McLaughlin's Cliftonville have slotted home a total of 13 times thus yielding them the goals per game average of 2.17.
Coming into this fixture, Cliftonville have not won against Coleraine when they've played them away from home in the last 5 league matches. They'll be keen to stop this run.
Head to head
A look at their prior head-to-head clashes stretching back to 27/01/2020 shows that Coleraine have won 3 of them & Cliftonville 2, with the tally of drawn games standing at 1.
A combined sum of 15 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 9 for The Bannsiders and 6 created by The Reds. That is an average goals per game value of 2.5.
The last league fixture between these clubs was Premiership match day 15 on 31/08/2021 when it ended Cliftonville 2-1 Coleraine.
The match was refereed by Steven Gregg.
Team News: Coleraine
The Coleraine manager Oran Kearney has zero fitness worries whatsoever before this game owing to a completely injury-free squad available to choose from.
Team News: Cliftonville
With a completely healthy squad available for selection, the Cliftonville manager Paddy McLaughlin has zero fitness worries to speak of ahead of this game.
In this game, Cliftonville will likely create enough chances to put one past this Coleraine side, although that realistically won’t be enough to avoid a loss.
Our tip is for a 2-1 winning margin for Coleraine when the full-time whistle blows. There shouldn’t be much in it, either way.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Coleraine Showgrounds (4,843)
Captain: Stephen O'Donnell
Chairman: Colin McKendry
Manager: Oran Kearney
Competitions: Premiership position 2, Conference League Qualifiers (1st Qualifying)
⭐ Key Man: Matthew Shevlin
Customarily playing in the Striker position, Matthew Shevlin was born in N. Ireland. After making a first senior appearance for Ballymena United in the 2014 - 2015 season, the goalscoring Forward has scored a sum of 9 league goals in the Premiership 2021 - 2022 campaign to date in a total of 14 appearances.