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The Premiership tie at The Oval on Tuesday sees home team Glentoran take on Linfield.
All Glentoran v Linfield game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - plus the latest match odds.
Glentoran will be looking to improve on their last outing here following a 0-3 Premiership defeat in their last game at the hands of Crusaders.
Adam Lecky (9'), Ben Kennedy (55') and Aidan Wilson (66') scored for Crusaders.
It has not been often in recent times where Glentoran have kept a clean sheet. The reality is that Glentoran have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 games, shipping 9 goals in the process. Such a trend isn’t assured to be continued into this next game, though.
Heading into this fixture, Glentoran are unbeaten in the league by Linfield in their previous 5 matches.
Last time out, Linfield drew 0-0 in the Premiership tie with Glenavon.
David Healy's Linfield have managed to stick the ball in the net 8 times throughout their most recent 6 matches. The overall goals that have been scored against them during those same clashes adds up to 7.
Their prior results show that Linfield:
- have not registered a win against Glentoran in games played away from home for the previous 3 league matches.
- have not been beaten in their last 5 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Checking on their past head-to-head clashes dating back to 14/09/2019 shows us that Glentoran have won 3 of these & Linfield 1, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 2.
15 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 10 of them for The Glens and 5 coming from The Blues. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.5.
The last league contest between these clubs was Premiership match day 1 on 01/05/2021 when the final score was Glentoran 0-0 Linfield.
The match was refereed by Tim Marshall.
Team News: Glentoran
The Glentoran boss Mick McDermott will be grateful to have no fitness worries at all coming into this clash thanks to a completely healthy group ready to go.
Team News: Linfield
With a fully healthy squad available for selection, the Linfield manager David Healy does not have any fitness concerns to report before this match.
In our view, Linfield could find themselves up against it to hit the back of the net against this Glentoran team who will likely score & stay on top.
We’re therefore anticipating a very competitive game with a 1-0 winning score for Glentoran at the conclusion of the game.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Oval (6,054)
Captain: Marcus Kane
Chairman: Stephen Henderson
Manager: Mick McDermott
Competitions: Premiership position 6, Conference League Qualifiers (1st Qualifying)
⭐ Star Man: Robbie McDaid
Usually deployed in the Striker position, Robbie McDaid was born in N. Ireland. Having played his first senior match for Glenavon in the 2012 - 2013 season, the skilful Forward has netted 2 league goals in this Premiership 2021 - 2022 season to date in a total of 5 appearances.