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Coleraine are going up against away side Newry City at Coleraine Showgrounds in the Premiership clash on Saturday.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Coleraine v Newry City can be seen below - as well as the best betting odds.
Coleraine will be hoping for a better result following the 1-3 Challenge Cup loss in their previous game against Hamilton Academical.
Dario Zanatta (48') and Jamie Barjonas (82') scored for Hamilton Academical.
It has been a rare occasion in recent games where Coleraine have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The reality is that Coleraine have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 games, shipping 11 goals in the process. Previous results aside, we must now wait to see if such a trend might persist in this upcoming match.
After being defeated in their last game at the hands of Glentoran in Premiership action, Newry City and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
For Newry City, the scorers were Ciarán O'Connor (32') and Daniel Hughes (45'). Niall McGinn (11', 37'), Daire O'Connor (55') and Shay McCartan (63') scored for Glentoran.
Demonstrating their involvement in high-scoring encounters, the back of the net has been hit 23 times in the previous six matches in which Newry City have played, making it a mean average of 3.83 goals each clash. Opposing teams have got 16 of these goals.
Coming into this fixture, Newry City have left without a victory over Coleraine when having played them away from home in the previous 2 league matches.
Head to head
Inspecting their prior head to head clashes stretching back to 29/09/2018 shows us that Coleraine have won 4 of these and Newry City 1, with the number of drawn matches being 1.
A sum of 14 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 10 from The Bannsiders and 4 for City. The average goals per game has been 2.33.
The previous league match featuring these clubs was Premiership match day 28 on 14/02/2023 which ended up with the score at Coleraine 1-0 Newry City.
The match was refereed by Evan Boyce.
Team News: Coleraine
Rodney Brown (Knock) and Adam Mullan (Knock) will be missing for Coleraine gaffer Oran Kearney.
Team News: Newry City
With a fully healthy squad to choose from, the Newry City boss Gary Boyle doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever before this game.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Newry City certainly have the ability to find the net against this Coleraine side, however that is unlikely to be as many as they will have scored against them.
We’re expecting a very close game with a 2-1 win for Coleraine by the conclusion of the game. Looking forward to this.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Coleraine Showgrounds (4,843)
Captain: Stephen O'Donnell
Chairman: Colin McKendry
Manager: Oran Kearney
Competitions: Premiership position 7, Challenge Cup (Third round)
🔑 Key Man: Matthew Shevlin
Regularly taking up the Striker position, Matthew Shevlin was born in N. Ireland. After having made a senior debut playing for Ballymena United in the 2014 - 2015 season, the accomplished Forward has managed to score 2 league goals in this Premiership 2023 - 2024 season to date coming from a total of 2 appearances.