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Dundalk journey to Tallaght Stadium on Friday for the Premier Division meeting with home side Shamrock Rovers.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Shamrock Rovers v Dundalk game - as well as up-to-date odds.
Shamrock Rovers go into this match following a 1-1 Premier Division drawn result against St. Patrick's Athletic.
For Shamrock Rovers, the goals were scored by Roberto Lopes (87' Own goal) and Aaron Greene (89').
Shamrock Rovers haven’t been able to stop scoring goals, finding the back of the net in each and every one of their last 6 games.
They’ve totted up the amount of 12 during that time while also conceding a total of 7.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Shamrock Rovers:
- have not lost a league tie with Dundalk in their previous 2 matches.
- are unbeaten in their last 17 league matches at home. What a fortress.
After suffering a loss in their previous game against Finn Harps in Premier Division competition, Dundalk and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
The only scorer from Dundalk was Patrick Hoban (48'). Adam Foley (43', 63') scored for Finn Harps.
Over the course of their last six outings, Dundalk have bagged the sum of 20 goals. The Lilywhites have additionally got on the scoresheet in every single one of those games. During those fixtures, they’ve seen 12 goals go against them. In any event, it remains to be seen whether that pattern might be maintained here in this match.
A look at their previous results shows us that Dundalk:
- are undefeated in their previous 2 league matches away from home.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 3 league games.
Head to head
A review of their most recent head to head meetings stretching back to 28/06/2019 tells us that Shamrock Rovers have won 2 of these games and Dundalk 3, with the number of drawn results being 1.
Those games weren’t short on goals, either, with 23 in all at an average of 3.83 goals per match.
Team News: Shamrock Rovers
Shamrock Rovers manager Stephen Bradley does not have any fitness worries whatsoever before this game owing to a completely injury-free squad available to choose from.
Team News: Dundalk
Thanks to a completely healthy squad available for selection, Dundalk boss Shane Keegan does not have any fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this game. Sonni Nattestad will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
We feel that over the course of the game, Dundalk will really need to work well to see themselves scoring against this Shamrock Rovers side who should end up scoring and possibly keep a clean sheet as well.
That’s why we have predicted a very even match with a 1-0 winning score for Shamrock Rovers when the full-time whistle blows.
Looking forward to this.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Tallaght Stadium (8,000)
Captain: Ronan Finn
Chairman: Ciaran Medlar
Manager: Stephen Bradley
Competitions: Premier Division position 6