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Saturday sees the showpiece of the must-win Premiership - Europa play-offs Final featuring Larne and Cliftonville. Who will be adding to their trophy cabinet? No doubt there will be nerves.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Larne v Cliftonville, scroll down - as well as the best betting odds.
Larne are hoping to win again after their last result, a 2-1 Premiership - Europa play-offs victory versus Glenavon.
At least three goals per game were seen in 5 of the past 6 fixtures where Larne have taken part. Opposition teams scored 7 of them in these games whereas Larne totted up 10. Even so, we must now wait to see whether that trend shall be maintained here in this game or not.
Last time out, Cliftonville drew 0-0 in the Premiership - Europa play-offs match with Crusaders.
Over the course of 5 of the previous six clashes featuring Cliftonville, a relatively low number of goals have been hit between them and their opposition. The overall average number of goals per game during that spell comes to a meagre 1.83, with the average goals for The Reds equalling 0.67.
Team News: Larne
Larne boss Tiernan Lynch has a full complement, with no fitness worries whatsoever coming into this game with a completely injury-free squad available for selection.
Team News: Cliftonville
With a fully healthy group available to select from, Cliftonville boss Paddy McLaughlin does not have any fitness concerns whatsoever before this game.
We feel that Cliftonville have it within them to put one past this Larne side, although it probably shouldn’t be as many as the goals that they could concede.
We’re predicting a narrow 2-1 win for Larne at the end of the match. It’s a very tough call.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Inver Park (2,500)
Captain: Jeff Hughes
Chairman: Gareth Clements
Manager: Tiernan Lynch
Competitions: Premiership position 4, Premiership - Europa play-offs (Semi Finals), Premiership - Europa play-offs (Final)
⭐ Star Player: Ronan Hale
Mostly deployed in the Right Wing position, Ronan Hale was born in Belfast, N. Ireland. Having made his senior debut playing for Derry City in the 2018 season, the goalscoring Forward has got 12 league goals in this Premiership 2020 - 2021 campaign to date from a total of 31 appearances.