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The Premiership match at Coleraine Showgrounds on Friday sees hosts Coleraine prepare for the visit of Glenavon.
Our Coleraine v Glenavon predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below - along with the latest match odds.
Coleraine, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 0-2 Premiership victory vs Crusaders.
For Coleraine, the scorers were Eoin Bradley (10') and Josh Carson (62').
Coleraine haven’t had any problems with scoring, hitting the target every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 games.
They’ve totted up the amount of 15 during that time and have conceded a total of 3. We will have to find out whether or not that trend can be continued on in this game.
Their previous form shows that Coleraine:
- have not lost a league tie with Glenavon in their last 8 matches. Quite a long unbeaten run against them.
- have left without a victory over Glenavon in their last 3 league games.
- are undefeated in their last 16 home league matches. An amazing run.
Following on from suffering a loss in their previous game against Glentoran in Premiership action, Glenavon and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
The only scorer from Glenavon was Matthew Fitzpatrick (70'). Luke McCullough (16') and Jay Donnelly (72') scored for Glentoran.
The numbers tell their own story, and Glenavon have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, conceding 9 goals in all. In defence, Glenavon can certainly do much better.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Glenavon:
- have not registered a win against Coleraine when having played them away from home in the previous 4 league games. Not good at all.
- are undefeated in their previous 4 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A look at their past head to head meetings dating back to 30/08/2019 shows that Coleraine have won 3 of these games & Glenavon 0, with the tally of drawn matches being 3.
A total of 21 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 15 from The Bannsiders and 6 being from The Lurgan Blues. The average goals per game has been 3.5.
The previous league fixture featuring these clubs was Premiership match day 28 on 03/04/2021 and the score finished Coleraine 0-0 Glenavon.
The match was refereed by Tim Marshall.
Team News: Coleraine
The Coleraine boss Oran Kearney will be grateful not to have any fitness worries to speak of ahead of this clash owing to a completely healthy group available to select from.
Team News: Glenavon
With a fully healthy group to choose from, the Glenavon boss Gary Hamilton has no fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this clash.
For this match, we think that Glenavon have the capability to find the back of the net against this Coleraine outfit, although it possibly won’t be enough to avoid a loss.
We’re expecting a narrow 2-1 win for Coleraine when the full-time whistle blows. Should be a good one.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Coleraine Showgrounds (4,843)
Captain: Stephen O'Donnell
Chairman: Colin McKendry
Manager: Oran Kearney
Competitions: Premiership position 3, Conference League Qualifiers (1st Qualifying)
🔑 Star Man: Matthew Shevlin
Normally playing in the Striker position, Matthew Shevlin was born in N. Ireland. Having made his senior debut playing for Ballymena United in the 2014 - 2015 season, the accomplished Forward has struck 5 league goals in this Premiership 2021 - 2022 campaign to date coming from a total of 7 appearances.