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Finn Harps play host to visiting opponents Dundalk at Finn Park in this Premier Division match on Friday.
All Finn Harps v Dundalk match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Finn Harps are hoping to win again after their last result, the 1-2 Premier Division triumph vs Bohemian FC.
For Finn Harps, goals were scored by Ethan Boyle (55') and Daniel Hawkins (80'). Liam Burt (94') scored for Bohemian FC.
Finn Harps haven’t had any problems with scoring, hitting the target in each and every one of their last 6 games.
They’ve hit an aggregate of 11 during that period while seeing the number of goals scored against them stand at 12. Such a pattern might not be carried forward into this match, though.
Going into this one, Finn Harps haven't won against Dundalk in their last 2 league games.
Dundalk go into this encounter following a 2-1 Premier Division win versus Bohemian FC in their most recent game.
For Dundalk, the goalscorers were Sam Stanton (45') and Patrick Hoban (59'). Tyreke Wilson (70') was the scorer for Bohemian FC.
Showing their appetite for eventful encounters, goals have been celebrated 22 times in the prior six matches in which Dundalk have sent out their troops, giving a mean average of 3.67 goals for each clash. Their opponents have managed 9 of this grand total.
Head to head
A review of their prior head to head clashes dating back to 04/10/2020 tells us that Finn Harps have won 1 of these & Dundalk 2, with the tally of drawn games standing at 3.
An aggregate of 16 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 7 of them from The Harps and 9 coming from The Lilywhites. That is an average goals per game value of 2.67.
Team News: Finn Harps
The Finn Harps boss Ollie Horgan doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this clash owing to a fully injury-free squad available to choose from.
Team News: Dundalk
Dundalk boss Vinny Perth has not got a full squad to pick from. David McMillan (Ligament Problems), Patrick McEleney (Hamstring Injury) and Brian Gartland (Cruciate Ligament Injury) will miss out on this game.
Our thinking is that Finn Harps will need things to go their way to register a score against this Dundalk side who we think will likely get a goal themselves and run out victorious.
We’re therefore predicting a highly competitive game with a 0-1 advantage for Dundalk at the end of the match.
Will be interesting to see how this one goes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Finn Park (6,000)
Captain: Tony McNamee
Chairman: Seàn Quinn
Manager: Ollie Horgan
Competitions: Premier Division position 7, FAI Cup (Quarter Finals)
⭐ Star Man: Ryan Rainey
Mostly played in the Centre Midfield position, Ryan Rainey was born in Letterkenny, Rep. Ireland. Having played his first senior match for in the 2017 - 2018 season, the dangerous Midfielder has scored 3 league goals in the Premier Division 2021 campaign so far coming from a total of 14 appearances.