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Glentoran are the guests at Windsor Park on Saturday for the Premiership showdown with home team Linfield.
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Linfield will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following the 1-2 Premiership success over Glenavon.
For Linfield, the scorers were Niall Quinn (48') and Jordan Stewart (78'). Danny Purkis (23') scored for Glenavon.
Fixtures featuring Linfield have proved to be lively ones recently with plenty of scoring being a common characteristic. Over their past six games, the sum total of 22 goals have been scored for both sides combined (at an average of 3.67 goals per game) with 13 of these accredited to The Blues. With no two games being the same, it remains to be seen whether that trend will persist here in this game.
Leading up to this clash, Linfield:
- are winless against Glentoran in their last 2 matches in the league.
- are unbeaten in their previous 19 league matches at home. So impressive.
Glentoran head into the clash following a 2-1 Premiership win as they beat Portadown in their most recent match.
For Glentoran, the goalscorers were Patrick McClean (8') and Jay Donnelly (12'). Adam Salley (81') was the scorer for Portadown.
Mick McDermott's Glentoran have found the back of the net a total of 14 times throughout their latest sextet of matches. The aggregate of goals that have been scored against them during those same matches equals 5.
Their previous form shows that Glentoran:
- have not won against Linfield when they have played them away from home in the previous 11 league matches. A really bad run.
- are without a win away from home in their last 3 league matches.
Head to head
A look at their prior head-to-head meetings stretching back to 08/10/2018 shows us that Linfield have won 4 of these games and Glentoran 1, with the number of drawn results standing at 1.
An aggregate of 21 goals were shared by the two clubs in these games, with 13 for The Blues and 8 coming from The Glens. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.5.
The last league game between the two was Premiership match day 5 on 24/11/2020 when it ended Linfield 3-3 Glentoran.
The referee was Steven Gregg.
Team News: Linfield
Linfield manager David Healy doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this match owing to a completely healthy squad to pick from.
Team News: Glentoran
Thanks to a completely healthy group to pick from, Glentoran boss Mick McDermott has no fitness worries to speak of before this match.
We feel that Glentoran have the ability to put a goal past this Linfield outfit, although it possibly won’t quite be enough to avoid defeat.
We’re tipping a 2-1 advantage for Linfield by the conclusion of the game. It should be a decent one.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Windsor Park (18,614)
Captain: Jamie Mulgrew
Chairman: Roy McGivern
Manager: David Healy
Competitions: Premiership position 1
🔑 Key Player: Shayne Lavery
Mostly playing in the Striker position, Shayne Lavery was born in N. Ireland. After having played his first senior match for Linfield in the 2020 - 2021 season, the talented Forward has scored 5 league goals in the Premiership 2020 - 2021 campaign to date coming from a total of 8 appearances.