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The Premiership clash at Mourneview Park on Tuesday will see hosts Glenavon prepare for the visit of opponents, Portadown.
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Glenavon will be looking for an improved result here after a 3-1 Premiership defeat last time out to Ballymena United.
The only scorer from Glenavon was Calvin Douglas (88'). Paul McElroy (60'), Shay McCartan (68') and Kofi Balmer (81') scored for Ballymena United.
Matches featuring Glenavon have usually been engaging affairs lately with plenty of scoring being a common characteristic. Over their past six games alone, the sum total of 29 goals have been recorded for both sides combined (at an average of 4.83 goals per game) with 13 of them belonging to The Lurgan Blues.
Coming into this fixture, Glenavon haven't been defeated in their previous 9 league matches at home. A run that they'll hope to extend here.
Since suffering a loss in their previous game against Warrenpoint Town in Premiership competition, Portadown will be hoping to turn things around here.
The only scorer from Portadown was Adam Salley (17'). Fra McCaffrey (27') and Alan O'Sullivan (62') scored for Warrenpoint Town.
In their last half-dozen clashes, Portadown have amassed a tally of 10 goals. The Ports have also managed to score in every single one of those games. During those fixtures, they have seen 6 goals go into their own net. We will just have to see whether or not that trend will end up being sustained here.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head duels stretching back to 01/10/2016, neither club has come out on top overall with Glenavon winning 3 of those games, Portadown 3 and 0 being draws in normal time.
A sum of 21 goals were produced between them in this period, with 8 of them for The Lurgan Blues and 13 created by The Ports. That is an average goals per game value of 3.5.
The last league game between these sides was Premiership match day 12 on 09/03/2021 when it finished Portadown 1-2 Glenavon.
The match was refereed by Lee Tavinder.
Team News: Glenavon
Sammy Clingan (Knee Surgery) and Lee McNulty (Knock) will not be able to play for Glenavon manager Gary Hamilton.
Team News: Portadown
Due to a fully injury-free squad available to select from, Portadown boss Matthew Tipton doesn’t have any fitness worries at all before this match.
It’s pretty clear that Portadown will need to be at their best to break down a Glenavon outfit who should dominate.
We reckon that it will be a very comprehensive 3-0 margin for Glenavon when the full-time whistle blows.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Mourneview Park (3,316)
Chairman: Adrian Teer
Manager: Gary Hamilton
Competitions: Premiership position 7
⭐ Key Player: Matthew Fitzpatrick
Customarily taking up the Striker position, Matthew Fitzpatrick was born in N. Ireland. After making a first senior appearance for Glenavon in the 2020 - 2021 season, the talented Forward has managed to score 11 league goals in this Premiership 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in a total of 31 appearances.