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Larne will take to the pitch with visiting opponents Dungannon Swifts at Inver Park in the Premiership clash on Friday.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Larne v Dungannon Swifts, scroll down - as well as up-to-date odds.
Larne will want to continue from where they left off last time out with a 0-5 Premiership victory vs Portadown.
For Larne, the goalscorers were Leroy Millar (33'), Ben Doherty (40', 51'), Lee Bonis (50') and Cian Bolger (53').
Fixtures featuring Larne have often been exciting affairs recently with a lot of goalmouth action being a real hallmark. Over their past six clashes alone, the sum of 28 goals have been recorded for both sides combined (at an average of 4.67 goals per game) with 21 of these belonging to Larne. Having said that, we will just have to wait and see if that pattern will continue on in this next match.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Larne:
- are unbeaten in the league by Dungannon Swifts in their previous 2 matches.
- are undefeated in their last 7 league matches at home.
Following on from being beaten in their last game against Cliftonville in Premiership competition, Dungannon Swifts and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
Ryan Curran (23', 66') scored for Cliftonville.
The strike force from Dungannon Swifts have failed to get amongst the goals in their past 6 clashes, recording the poor return of only 2. In those fixtures, The Swifts have also seen the collective goal tally against them equal 15.
Head to head
Checking on their past head-to-head meetings going back to 13/02/2021 shows us that Larne have won 5 of these games & Dungannon Swifts 1, with the number of draws being 0.
18 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 15 for Larne and 3 created by The Swifts. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.
The last league contest featuring these sides was Premiership match day 6 on 08/11/2022 which ended up with the score at Larne 4-0 Dungannon Swifts.
The referee was Jamie Robinson.
Team News: Larne
The Larne manager Tiernan Lynch will be happy not to have any fitness worries whatsoever before this game owing to a fully injury-free group available to choose from.
Team News: Dungannon Swifts
Owing to a fully healthy group to pick from, the Dungannon Swifts boss Dean Shiels has no fitness concerns to speak of coming into this clash.
In this game, Dungannon Swifts will do really well to be getting goals against a Larne side who have the quality to control most aspects of this game.
Our selection here is for a very comprehensive 3-0 margin for Larne after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Inver Park (2,500)
Captain: Jeff Hughes
Chairman: Gareth Clements
Manager: Tiernan Lynch
Competitions: Premiership position 1
⭐ Star Man: Leroy Millar
Regularly playing in the Centre Midfield position, Leroy Millar was born in N. Ireland. After making a first senior appearance for Ballymena United in the 2013 - 2014 season, the skilful Midfielder has accumulated 7 league goals in this Premiership 2022 - 2023 campaign to date from a total of 13 appearances.