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Shamrock Rovers face off with the visiting Waterford at Tallaght Stadium in the Premier Division clash on Monday.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Shamrock Rovers v Waterford are shown on this page - plus the latest match odds.
Shamrock Rovers are hoping to win again following a 0-2 Premier Division triumph versus Finn Harps.
For Shamrock Rovers, the goalscorers were Rory Gaffney (75') and Seán Hoare (81').
Shamrock Rovers haven’t been able to stop scoring goals, netting in each and every one of their last 6 games.
They’ve managed to rack up 10 during that time and have conceded a total of 3. Such a trend might not follow through into this game, though.
Analysis of their past results shows that Shamrock Rovers:
- are unbeaten in the league by Waterford in their last 9 games. A long run without a loss.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 20 home league matches. What a fantastic run.
After tasting defeat last time out to Dundalk in Premier Division competition, Waterford will be aiming to make amends here.
Andy Boyle (25'), Chris Shields (43') and Michael Duffy (46') scored for Dundalk.
The numbers tell their own story, and Waterford have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, with opponents netting 8 goals in total. At the back, The Blues certainly have room for improvement.
Going into this contest, Waterford are without a win away from home in their last 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
A quick look at their past head to head meetings stretching back to 15/02/2019 tells us that these fixtures have not been kind to Waterford. They have not been able to get any victories whatsoever while Shamrock Rovers have simply been better than them, beating them in 100 per cent of those ties.
There were also goals galore in those games, with 24 overall at an average of 4 goals per meeting.
The last league encounter between these sides was Premier Division match day 30 on 21/09/2020 when the final score was Shamrock Rovers 6-1 Waterford.
The match was refereed by Paul McLaughlin.
Team News: Shamrock Rovers
Shamrock Rovers manager Stephen Bradley will be grateful not to have any fitness worries at all ahead of this match with a completely healthy squad to pick from.
Team News: Waterford
With a completely healthy group available for selection, Waterford boss Kevin Sheedy does not have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this game. Kyle Ferguson cannot play in this game through suspension.
Our assessment is that Shamrock Rovers can and should dominate on the ball and be rewarded with decent chances.
At the other end, Waterford won’t find it easy getting goals but we do fancy them managing to get on the scoresheet as well here.
We’re tipping a fairly comfortable 3-1 win for Shamrock Rovers 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:
Stadium: Tallaght Stadium (8,000)
Captain: Ronan Finn
Chairman: Ciaran Medlar
Manager: Stephen Bradley
Competitions: Premier Division position 2
🔑 Key Man: Graham Burke
Generally taking up the Striker position, Graham Burke was born in Dublin, Rep. Ireland. Having made his senior debut playing for Shrewsbury Town in the 2013 - 2014 season, the goalscoring Forward has netted 3 league goals in the Premier Division 2021 season to date from a total of 7 appearances.