Linfield
Linfield
Crusaders
Crusaders
2021-05-04 18:45:00
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Linfield vs Crusaders Live Stream, Predictions

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Full-Time Result Prediction
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Linfield to Win

Crusaders make the trip to Windsor Park on Tuesday for the Premiership clash with home side Linfield.

Our predictions, user poll and statistics for Linfield v Crusaders can be found here - as well as the best betting odds.

Over/Under 2.5 Goals Prediction
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Under 2.5

📏 Form Guide

Linfield
Linfield
WWDWLD

Linfield head into this match following a 0-0 Premiership drawn game vs Glentoran.

Over their last 6 games, David Healy's Linfield have scored a total of 9 times which gives them an average number of goals per match equal to 1.5.

Looking at their past form shows that Linfield:

  • haven't been beaten in the league by Crusaders in their previous 5 matches.
  • are unbeaten in their last 7 home league matches.

Crusaders
Crusaders
WDDWWL

After a losing effort in their last game against Larne in Premiership action, Crusaders and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.

The only name on the scoresheet from Crusaders was Ross Clarke (45'). Johnny McMurray (62'), Ronan Hale (68') and Dylan Mottley-Henry (77') scored for Larne.

Over the course of their last six clashes, Crusaders have amassed a total of 13 goals. The Hatchetmen have additionally got on the scoresheet in every single one of those games. Over that period, their defenders have had 7 goals scored by their opponents. Previous results aside, it remains to be seen if that pattern might be maintained in this upcoming game.

Their past results show that Crusaders:

  • have left without a victory over Linfield in away games against them for the last 5 matches in the league. They really have not been travelling well at all.
  • have not been beaten in their last 4 league matches away from home.

↔️ Head to head

Looking at their past head to head clashes dating back to 04/10/2019 shows that Linfield have won 4 of these games and Crusaders 1, with the number of drawn matches standing at 1.

A combined total of 16 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 11 from The Blues and 5 belonging to The Hatchetmen. That’s an average goals per game of 2.67.

The previous league clash featuring these clubs was Premiership match day 25 on 19/03/2021 which finished with the scoreline of Crusaders 1-2 Linfield.

The match was refereed by Raymond Crangle.

ℹ️ Team News: Linfield

Linfield manager David Healy will be thankful to have no fitness worries to speak of before this match owing to a fully injury-free group available for selection.

📰 Team News: Crusaders

Owing to a completely injury-free squad ready to go, Crusaders manager Stephen Baxter has zero fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this game.

🔮 Prediction

When taking all factors into account, Linfield will more than likely get the goals that they need against Crusaders, who may well struggle getting on the scoresheet.

We can therefore see a 2-0 victory for Linfield at full-time.

Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.

Lucas Pereira, 23:19 03/05/2021

Correct Score Prediction
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2-0
Linfield

🏟️ Team Focus:
Linfield

Formed: 1886
Stadium: Windsor Park (18,614)
Captain: Jamie Mulgrew
Chairman: Roy McGivern
Manager: David Healy
Competitions: Premiership position 1

🔑 Key Player: Jordan Stewart

Jordan Stewart

Normally used in the Left Attacking Midfielder position, Jordan Stewart was born in N. Ireland. After having made a senior debut playing for Glentoran in the 2013 - 2014 season, the talented Midfielder has scored a sum of 11 league goals in this Premiership 2020 - 2021 season to date from a total of 33 appearances.

Crusaders 2021-03-19 19:45:00 1 - 2 Linfield
Crusaders 2021-02-06 17:30:00 1 - 2 Linfield
Linfield 2020-10-30 19:45:00 2 - 1 Crusaders
Linfield 2020-02-21 19:45:00 4 - 0 Crusaders
Linfield 2019-12-21 15:00:00 1 - 1 Crusaders
Crusaders 2019-10-04 18:45:00 1 - 0 Linfield
Pos Team Pld W D L +/- Pts Form
1
Linfield
Linfield Linfield
34 22 5 7 42 71 WDWLD
2
Coleraine
Coleraine Coleraine
34 19 8 7 20 65 WDDWW
3
Glentoran
Glentoran Glentoran
34 18 10 6 32 64 DDWWD
4
Larne
Larne Larne
34 16 10 8 23 58 DWLLW
5
Cliftonville
Cliftonville Cliftonville
34 16 8 10 18 56 DWLWL
6
Crusaders
Crusaders Crusaders
34 16 5 13 17 53 DDWWL
7
Glenavon
Glenavon Glenavon
34 14 10 10 -3 52 WLWWL
8
Ballymena United
Ballymena United Ballymena
35 14 8 13 12 50 DLLLW
9
Portadown
Portadown Portadown
34 8 6 20 -26 30 WLWWL
10
Warrenpoint Town
Warrenpoint Town Warrenpoint
34 7 9 18 -32 30 DLLLW
11
Carrick Rangers
Carrick Rangers Carrick
35 5 9 21 -47 24 LDDLW
12
Dungannon Swifts
Dungannon Swifts Dungannon
34 4 4 26 -56 16 LLDLL
Linfield 2021-05-04 18:45:00 3 - 1 Crusaders
Glentoran 2021-05-01 14:00:00 0 - 0 Linfield
Glenavon 2021-04-24 16:30:00 3 - 2 Linfield
Linfield 2021-04-17 16:30:00 2 - 1 Ballymena United
Larne 2021-04-10 14:00:00 1 - 1 Linfield
Linfield 2021-04-07 18:45:00 2 - 1 Coleraine
Linfield 2021-05-04 18:45:00 3 - 1 Crusaders
Crusaders 2021-05-01 16:30:00 1 - 3 Larne
Dungannon Swifts 2021-04-24 14:00:00 0 - 2 Crusaders
Crusaders 2021-04-16 18:45:00 6 - 1 Glenavon
Crusaders 2021-04-10 14:00:00 2 - 2 Cliftonville
Carrick Rangers 2021-04-06 18:45:00 1 - 1 Crusaders
Linfield 2021-04-17 00:00:00 2 - 1 Ballymena United
Linfield 2021-04-07 00:00:00 2 - 1 Coleraine
Linfield 2021-03-16 00:00:00 2 - 0 Dungannon Swifts
Linfield 2021-03-13 00:00:00 7 - 0 Carrick Rangers
Linfield 2021-03-09 00:00:00 5 - 0 Warrenpoint Town
Linfield 2021-03-06 00:00:00 2 - 0 Cliftonville
Dungannon Swifts 2021-04-24 00:00:00 0 - 2 Crusaders
Carrick Rangers 2021-04-06 00:00:00 1 - 1 Crusaders
Ballymena United 2021-04-02 00:00:00 0 - 1 Crusaders
Portadown 2021-03-30 00:00:00 1 - 2 Crusaders
Glentoran 2021-03-27 00:00:00 1 - 0 Crusaders
Dungannon Swifts 2021-03-23 00:00:00 2 - 1 Crusaders
Goals scored 2.9
Goals conceded 0.5
Time first goal scored 33
Time first goal conceded 65
Yellow cards 1.1
Red cards 0.1
Subs used 2.7
Biggest victory 7-0
Biggest defeat 1-0
Goals scored 1.5
Goals conceded 1.3
Time first goal scored 39
Time first goal conceded 47
Yellow cards 1.5
Red cards 0.1
Subs used 2.8
Biggest victory 4-1
Biggest defeat 3-1
Shayne Lavery 23
Andrew Waterworth 14
Jordan Stewart 11
Jimmy Callacher 6
Kirk Millar 6
Paul Heatley 10
Jamie McGonigle 10
Philip Lowry 7
Jordan Owens 7
Adam Lecky 6
Linfield 2021-05-15 14:00:00 Larne
Coleraine 2021-05-25 18:45:00 Linfield
Cliftonville 2021-05-29 16:30:00 Linfield
Crusaders 2021-05-15 11:30:00 Coleraine
Cliftonville 2021-05-25 18:45:00 Crusaders
Glentoran 2021-05-29 16:30:00 Crusaders

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