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Sligo Rovers arrive at Tallaght Stadium on Monday for the Premier Division clash with home team Shamrock Rovers.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Shamrock Rovers v Sligo Rovers are shown on this page (including the best match odds).
Shamrock Rovers, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 3-1 Premier Division triumph against Finn Harps.
For Shamrock Rovers, the scorers were Roberto Lopes (17') and Danny Mandroiu (20', 28'). Conor Tourish (41') scored for Finn Harps.
Shamrock Rovers haven’t had any problems with scoring, hitting the target in one hundred percent of their last 6 matches.
They have managed to rack up 11 during that period while seeing the number of goals scored against them stand at 4.
Looking at their past form shows that Shamrock Rovers:
- are unbeaten in the league by Sligo Rovers in their last 4 matches.
- haven't beaten Sligo Rovers in their last 2 league games.
- have not been beaten in their last 18 home league matches. Incredible, really.
Since being defeated in their last game at the hands of Shelbourne in Premier Division competition, Sligo Rovers and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
The only player to score from Sligo Rovers was Paddy Kirk (64'). Jack Moylan (23') and Seán Boyd (43') scored for Shelbourne.
The stats don’t lie, and Sligo Rovers have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing their opponents hit 9 goals in total. At the back, Sligo Rovers have not been doing too well. That kind of trend might not follow through into this game, though.
Coming into this fixture, Sligo Rovers have not registered a win against Shamrock Rovers in away games against them for the last 2 league games.
Head to head
Looking over their prior head-to-head meetings dating back to 10/04/2021 tells us that Shamrock Rovers have won 2 of them & Sligo Rovers 1, with the number of drawn games standing at 3.
12 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 7 of them from The Hoops and 5 coming from The Bit o' Red. The average goals per game has been 2.
The previous league encounter featuring the two was Premier Division match day 13 on 29/04/2022 which finished with the scoreline of Sligo Rovers 1-1 Shamrock Rovers.
The match was refereed by Robert Harvey.
Team News: Shamrock Rovers
The Shamrock Rovers boss Stephen Bradley will be happy not to have any fitness worries at all coming into this clash owing to a fully healthy group to pick from.
Team News: Sligo Rovers
Due to a fully healthy squad available to select from, the Sligo Rovers manager Liam Buckley has zero fitness concerns at all ahead of this match.
When taking all factors into account, Shamrock Rovers should score at least once when they line up against Sligo Rovers, who could well find it tough finding the net themselves.
Our selection here is for a fairly comfortable 2-0 margin for Shamrock Rovers at the conclusion of the game.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Tallaght Stadium (8,000)
Captain: Ronan Finn
Chairman: Ciaran Medlar
Manager: Stephen Bradley
Competitions: Premier Division position 2, Conference League Qualifiers (3rd Qualifying Round), Conference League Qualifiers (Play Off Round)
⭐ Key Man: Graham Burke
Normally taking to the field in the Right Wing position, Graham Burke was born in Dublin, Rep. Ireland. After having made a senior debut playing for Shrewsbury Town in the 2013 - 2014 season, the accomplished Forward has managed 4 league goals in the Premier Division 2022 season so far in 11 appearances.