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Warrenpoint Town will face off against visiting side Cliftonville at Q Radio Arena at Milltown in the Premiership clash on Saturday.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Warrenpoint Town v Cliftonville are shown below (including the best match odds).
Warrenpoint Town head into this fixture following a 1-1 Premiership draw against Carrick Rangers.
The only player to score from Warrenpoint Town was Ryan Swan (93'). Kyle Cherry (34') scored for Carrick Rangers.
It’s been all too rare in recent times where Warrenpoint Town have shown defensive steel. It will be a concern for them that The Point have been scored against in 6 of their previous 6 matches, letting in 13 goals along the way.
Leading up to this clash, Warrenpoint Town:
- have not registered a win against Cliftonville in their last 6 league games.
- are without a win at home for the past 4 league matches. Fans are getting restless.
Cliftonville will go into the clash after a 2-1 Premiership win with the eclipse of Coleraine in their previous fixture.
For Cliftonville, goals were scored by Jamie Harney (43') and Paul O'Neill (62'). Ben Doherty (67') scored for Coleraine.
Paddy McLaughlin's Cliftonville have fired home a total of 6 times in the course of their latest six matches. The number of goals that they have conceded during that period comes to 5.
A look at their previous results shows us that Cliftonville:
- remain unbeaten by Warrenpoint Town when having played them away from home in the previous 2 matches in the league.
- have not won away from home in their last 3 league matches.
Head to head
An examination of their past head to head results stretching back to 20/10/2018 tells us that these encounters have not been fruitful for Warrenpoint Town. They’ve not been able to get any victories whatsoever while Cliftonville have remained in the ascendancy, running out winners in 100% of those matches played.
A lot of goals were also scored during this period, 22 in total at an average of 3.67 goals per match.
The last league meeting between the two was Premiership match day 20 on 09/02/2021 when it ended Cliftonville 3-0 Warrenpoint Town.
The match was refereed by Steven Gregg.
Team News: Warrenpoint Town
Warrenpoint Town boss Barry Gray has no fitness worries whatsoever coming into this clash owing to a completely injury-free squad available to choose from.
Team News: Cliftonville
Due to a completely injury-free group available to select from, Cliftonville boss Paddy McLaughlin does not have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this match.
We feel that over the course of the game, Warrenpoint Town will have a tough ask to break down this Cliftonville side who we think will likely win and very possibly keep a clean sheet.
We’re therefore expecting a very even contest with a 0-1 advantage for Cliftonville at the end of this game.
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.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Q Radio Arena at Milltown (2,000)
Captain: Danny Wallace
Chairman: Connaire McGreevy
Manager: Barry Gray
Competitions: Premiership position 9
🔑 Key Man: Adam Carroll
Mostly used in the Striker position, Adam Carroll was born in Bessbrook, N. Ireland. Having played his first senior match for Warrenpoint Town in the 2020 - 2021 season, the gifted Forward has bagged 3 league goals in this Premiership 2020 - 2021 campaign so far from a total of 18 appearances.