Cliftonville
Cliftonville
Crusaders
Crusaders
2021-01-09 15:00:00
2 - 2

Cliftonville vs Crusaders Live Stream, Predictions

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Full-Time Result Prediction
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Crusaders to Win

Crusaders will be visiting Solitude on Saturday for the Premiership tie with hosts Cliftonville.

For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Cliftonville v Crusaders, scroll down (inc. the best betting odds).

Over/Under 2.5 Goals Prediction
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Under 2.5

📏 Form Guide

Cliftonville
Cliftonville
LWLDLW

Cliftonville are hoping to win again after their last result, the 1-2 Premiership success against Dungannon Swifts.

For Cliftonville, the goalscorers were Aaron Donnelly (28' Own goal), Chris Curran (49') and Ryan Curran (94').

It has not been often in recent games where Cliftonville have shown defensive steel. In fact, The Reds have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 matches, giving up 10 goals during that time. Historical results aside, we’ll just have to find out if such a trend might be replicated in this match or not.

Coming into this meeting, Cliftonville have not emerged victorious against Crusaders in their previous 2 league games.

Crusaders
Crusaders
LWLWWW 📈

Crusaders head into the match after a 4-0 Premiership win with the defeat of Warrenpoint Town in their previous fixture.

For Crusaders, the goals were scored by Adam Lecky (21') and Paul Heatley (71', 76', 81').

Over the course of their previous six outings, Crusaders have amassed a total of 16 goals. The Hatchetmen have also scored in every single one of those games. Over that period, their defenders have seen 6 goals go against them.

🤜🤛 Head to head

A glance at their past head-to-head meetings going back to 16/03/2019 shows us that Cliftonville have won 2 of these games and Crusaders 3, with the tally of drawn results standing at 1.

A total of 10 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 4 of them for The Reds and 6 for The Hatchetmen. The average number of goals per game works out to 1.67.

The last league encounter between these sides was Premiership match day 2 on 23/10/2020 when it ended Crusaders 1-0 Cliftonville.

The match was refereed by Jamie Robinson.

📰 Team News: Cliftonville

Cliftonville manager Paddy McLaughlin does not have any fitness worries to speak of before this match owing to a fully healthy group available for selection.

📋 Team News: Crusaders

With a fully healthy group available to select from, Crusaders manager Stephen Baxter has no fitness worries to speak of coming into this clash.

🔮 Prediction

We feel that over the course of the game, Cliftonville may not find it easy to register a score against this Crusaders team who we reckon will score one, at least.

Therefore, we predict a good tussle with a 0-1 winning score for Crusaders when all is said and done.

We’re expecting it to be that close.

Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.

Renata Leite, 00:10 08/01/2021

Correct Score Prediction
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0-1
Cliftonville

⚽️ Team Focus:
Cliftonville

Formed: 1879
Stadium: Solitude (6,224)
Captain: Chris Curran
Chairman: Gerard Lawlor
Manager: Paddy McLaughlin
Competitions: Premiership position 5

🔑 Key Man: Daire O'Connor

Daire O'Connor

Mostly deployed in the Left Wing position, Daire O'Connor was born in Rep. Ireland. After making a first senior appearance for Cork City in the 2019 season, the accomplished Forward has managed to score 3 league goals in the Premiership 2020 - 2021 season so far from a total of 10 appearances.

Crusaders 2020-10-23 18:45:00 1 - 0 Cliftonville
Crusaders 2020-03-03 19:45:00 0 - 0 Cliftonville
Crusaders 2019-12-26 15:00:00 1 - 2 Cliftonville
Cliftonville 2019-08-17 14:00:00 0 - 2 Crusaders
Cliftonville 2019-04-20 14:00:00 2 - 0 Crusaders
Crusaders 2019-03-16 15:00:00 2 - 0 Cliftonville
Pos Team Pld W D L +/- Pts Form
1
Linfield
Linfield Linfield
12 9 1 2 15 28 LWLWW
2
Larne
Larne Larne
11 8 2 1 12 26 WWWWL
3
Crusaders
Crusaders Crusaders
11 8 0 3 15 24 WLWWW
4
Ballymena United
Ballymena United Ballymena
12 6 2 4 6 20 WDWDW
5
Cliftonville
Cliftonville Cliftonville
12 5 1 6 2 16 WLDLW
6
Coleraine
Coleraine Coleraine
11 5 1 5 2 16 LLWWW
7
Glentoran
Glentoran Glentoran
11 3 5 3 7 14 LWDDW
8
Glenavon
Glenavon Glenavon
11 3 4 4 -1 13 WLDWL
9
Warrenpoint Town
Warrenpoint Town Warrenpoint
12 3 3 6 -7 12 WLDLL
10
Portadown
Portadown Portadown
10 2 2 6 -13 8 LDWLL
11
Dungannon Swifts
Dungannon Swifts Dungannon
12 2 2 8 -20 8 WLLLL
12
Carrick Rangers
Carrick Rangers Carrick
9 1 1 7 -18 4 WLLLL
Cliftonville 2021-01-09 15:00:00 2 - 2 Crusaders
Dungannon Swifts 2021-01-02 15:00:00 1 - 2 Cliftonville
Cliftonville 2020-12-19 17:30:00 0 - 2 Coleraine
Glenavon 2020-12-14 19:45:00 1 - 1 Cliftonville
Linfield 2020-12-05 17:30:00 2 - 0 Cliftonville
Cliftonville 2020-11-28 15:00:00 5 - 0 Portadown
Cliftonville 2021-01-09 15:00:00 2 - 2 Crusaders
Crusaders 2021-01-02 15:00:00 4 - 0 Warrenpoint Town
Crusaders 2020-12-12 15:00:00 5 - 0 Portadown
Crusaders 2020-12-05 15:00:00 2 - 0 Glentoran
Glenavon 2020-11-28 15:00:00 3 - 1 Crusaders
Crusaders 2020-11-21 15:00:00 3 - 1 Dungannon Swifts
Cliftonville 2020-12-19 00:00:00 0 - 2 Coleraine
Cliftonville 2020-11-28 00:00:00 5 - 0 Portadown
Cliftonville 2020-11-24 00:00:00 0 - 4 Ballymena United
Cliftonville 2020-11-07 00:00:00 3 - 0 Warrenpoint Town
Cliftonville 2020-10-31 00:00:00 3 - 0 Carrick Rangers
Cliftonville 2020-10-17 00:00:00 1 - 0 Glentoran
Glenavon 2020-11-28 00:00:00 3 - 1 Crusaders
Larne 2020-11-14 00:00:00 2 - 1 Crusaders
Ballymena United 2020-11-07 00:00:00 1 - 4 Crusaders
Linfield 2020-10-30 00:00:00 2 - 1 Crusaders
Warrenpoint Town 2020-10-17 00:00:00 0 - 1 Crusaders
Linfield 2020-02-21 00:00:00 4 - 0 Crusaders
Goals scored 2
Goals conceded 1
Time first goal scored 45
Time first goal conceded 32
Yellow cards 1.8
Red cards 0
Subs used 2.8
Biggest victory 5-0
Biggest defeat 4-0
Goals scored 1.6
Goals conceded 1.6
Time first goal scored 46
Time first goal conceded 46
Yellow cards 2.2
Red cards 0.2
Subs used 2.8
Biggest victory 4-1
Biggest defeat 3-1
Ryan Curran 3
Michael McCrudden 3
Daire O'Connor 3
Joe Gormley 2
Thomas Maguire 2
Paul Heatley 5
Jordan Owens 5
Ben Kennedy 3
Adam Lecky 3
Philip Lowry 3
Ballymena United 2021-01-23 15:00:00 Cliftonville
Cliftonville 2021-01-26 19:45:00 Linfield
Cliftonville 2021-01-30 15:00:00 Glenavon
Coleraine 2021-02-02 19:45:00 Cliftonville
Cliftonville 2021-02-09 19:45:00 Warrenpoint Town
Portadown 2021-02-13 15:00:00 Cliftonville
Carrick Rangers 2021-02-27 15:00:00 Cliftonville
Cliftonville 2021-03-02 19:45:00 Ballymena United
Linfield 2021-03-06 15:00:00 Cliftonville
Larne 2021-03-20 15:00:00 Cliftonville
Crusaders 2021-01-23 12:30:00 Larne
Portadown 2021-01-26 19:45:00 Crusaders
Coleraine 2021-01-30 15:00:00 Crusaders
Crusaders 2021-02-02 19:45:00 Glentoran
Dungannon Swifts 2021-02-09 19:45:00 Crusaders
Crusaders 2021-02-13 15:00:00 Carrick Rangers
Crusaders 2021-02-27 15:00:00 Glenavon
Larne 2021-03-02 19:45:00 Crusaders
Crusaders 2021-03-06 15:00:00 Warrenpoint Town
Carrick Rangers 2021-03-09 19:45:00 Crusaders

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