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Larne line up against visiting opponents Warrenpoint Town at Inver Park in this Premiership game on Saturday.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Larne v Warrenpoint Town, scroll down - plus the latest match odds.
Larne are hoping to win again following a 2-3 Premiership triumph vs Portadown.
For Larne, the goals were scored by Dean Jarvis (8'), Mark Randall (28') and Lee Lynch (92'). Ruairi Croskery (66') and Greg Hall (94') scored for Portadown.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent times that Larne have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The reality is that Larne have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 matches, leaking 10 goals on the way.
After a losing effort in their last game against Glenavon in Premiership competition, Warrenpoint Town and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
The only name on the scoresheet from Warrenpoint Town was Fra McCaffrey (11'). Peter Campbell (12'), Matthew Fitzpatrick (20', 24'), Andrew Waterworth (42', 59') and Danny Purkis (87') scored for Glenavon.
Indicating their bias toward high-scoring encounters, goals have been celebrated 22 times in the previous six games in which Warrenpoint Town have sent out their troops, giving an average of 3.67 goals per clash. Their opponents have got 16 from this total. That trend isn’t assured to be sustained into this game, though.
Head to head
A study of their past head to head results going back to 10/08/2019 reveals that these encounters have been miserable for Warrenpoint Town. They have not managed to register any victories whatsoever whereas Larne have remained in the ascendancy, beating them in 67% of those ties.
In all, 18 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 16 of them for Larne and 2 belonging to The Point. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.
The last league contest featuring these clubs was Premiership match day 32 on 16/04/2021 which finished with the scoreline of Larne 5-0 Warrenpoint Town.
The referee was Andrew Davey.
Team News: Larne
The Larne manager Tiernan Lynch will be happy not to have any fitness worries at all before this clash with a fully healthy squad available for selection.
Team News: Warrenpoint Town
Owing to a completely injury-free group ready to go, the Warrenpoint Town manager Barry Gray has no fitness concerns at all before this game.
Warrenpoint Town will surely be able to break down this Larne team, but that might not be enough to avoid a loss.
We’re going for a narrow 2-1 winning margin for Larne at full-time. Let’s just see how this one goes.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Inver Park (2,500)
Captain: Jeff Hughes
Chairman: Gareth Clements
Manager: Tiernan Lynch
Competitions: Premiership position 2, Conference League Qualifiers (1st Qualifying), Conference League Qualifiers (2nd Qualifying), Conference League Qualifiers (3rd Qualifying Round)
🔑 Key Player: Lee Lynch
Mostly playing in the Centre Midfield position, Lee Lynch was born in Limerick, Rep. Ireland. After having played his first senior match for Drogheda United in the 2011 season, the gifted Midfielder has managed 2 league goals in the Premiership 2021 - 2022 campaign so far from a total of 2 appearances.