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Longford Town are the guests at Richmond Park on Friday for the Premier Division clash with home team St. Patrick's Athletic.
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St. Patrick's Athletic
St. Patrick's Athletic, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 0-2 Premier Division triumph over Finn Harps.
For St. Patrick's Athletic, goals were scored by Billy King (15') and Matty Smith (61').
Their more recent scorelines highlight the fact that it has been a great time for the St. Patrick's Athletic rearguard. Saints have been stingy, with the number of goals that have flown into the back of their net during their past 6 games standing at 2. We shall soon see if that trend will be sustained into this next match.
Going into this contest, St. Patrick's Athletic have not been beaten in their last 3 league matches at home.
After being beaten in their last game against Waterford in Premier Division competition, Longford Town will be hoping to turn things around here.
Prince Mutswunguma (8') scored for Waterford.
It has become apparent that Longford Town have had real problems scoring goals over their last six encounters, contributing the poor return of just 3. In those fixtures, The Town have also seen the overall goal tally against them equal 10.
Going into this contest, Longford Town have not won away from home in their last 4 matches in the league.
Head to head
An examination of past results between these clubs stretching back to 04/04/2015 tells us that these fixtures have not been kind to Longford Town. They have not managed to register any wins at all while St. Patrick's Athletic have managed to find a way, getting wins in 67 per cent of those matches played.
A total of 18 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 13 of them for Saints and 5 netted by The Town. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.
The last league fixture featuring these sides was Premier Division match day 24 on 15/08/2016 and the score finished Longford Town 0-1 St. Patrick's Athletic.
The referee was Robert Hennessy.
Team News: St. Patrick's Athletic
St. Patrick's Athletic boss Stephen O'Donnell will be thankful to have no fitness concerns at all coming into this match with a completely healthy group to pick from.
Team News: Longford Town
Thanks to a fully injury-free squad ready to go, Longford Town manager Daire Doyle doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this clash.
For this match, we think that St. Patrick's Athletic will likely get amongst the goals when they meet Longford Town, who will be up against it scoring.
We’re therefore expecting to see a controlled 2-0 winning score for St. Patrick's Athletic at the end of the 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
St. Patrick's Athletic
Stadium: Richmond Park (5,340)
Captain: Ian Bermingham
Chairman: Garrett Kelleher
Manager: Stephen O'Donnell
Competitions: Premier Division position 1
⭐ Key Man: Ronan Coughlan
Usually taking up the Striker position, Ronan Coughlan was born in Rep. Ireland. Having made a first senior appearance for Bray Wanderers in the 2018 season, the talented Forward has accumulated 2 league goals in this Premier Division 2021 campaign so far coming from a total of 7 appearances.