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Tuesday 23rd April v. Glenavon (home) - Danske Bank Premiership - k.o: 7:45pm

Cliftonville Match Preview
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BALLYMENA United host Cliftonville in the Danske Bank Premiership on Saturday afternoon.
The last meeting between the sides, which took place in April at the Showgrounds, seen United run out 4-1 winners thanks to goals from Kyle Owens, Johnny McMurray (2) and Cathair Friel.
Johnny McMurray celebrates his second goal in the win over Cliftonville in April
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Recent results v Cliftonville (all league unless stated):
Ballymena United 4-1 Cliftonville, Ballymena Showgrounds, 18th April 2017. Att: 874
Cliftonville 2-1 Ballymena United, Solitude, 25th March 2017. Att: 1211
Ballymena United 1-1 Cliftonville (1-1 aet) (4-3 pens), Ballymena Showgrounds, 7th January 2017. Tennent's Irish Cup Round 5
Cliftonville 2-0 Ballymena United, Solitude, 26th November 2016. Att: 1062
Ballymena United 3-2 Cliftonville, Ballymena Showgrounds, 10th September 2016. Att: 1019
David Jeffrey congratulates Johnny McMurray at the end of the game in April
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The Reds finished last season a single point behind United, having lost at home to Linfield in their last league game. In their subsequent Europa League Play-Off semi-final, they were defeated 5-3 at home by Glenavon.
They easily won their first league match of this season, defeating Ards 6-3 at home, then went on to lose 2-0 away to Coleraine, draw 1-1 with Ballinamallard United at Ferney Park and lose 2-1 to derby rivals Crusaders at Solitude last weekend. They bounced back with a 4-0 home win over Banbridge Town in the BetMcLean League Cup on Tuesday night.
Ballymena United:
The Sky Blues have yet to win a league game this season, losing 4-1 at home to Crusaders on the opening weekend, drawing 1-1 away to Carrick, losing 6-1 at home to Glenavon then losing 1-0 away to Linfield after a much improved performance.
They did get their first win in the BetMcLean League Cup, beating Knockbreda 3-0 on Tuesday night thanks to goals from Cathair Friel, Joe McKinney and Willie Faulkner.
David Jeffrey applauds the supporters after victory on Tuesday night
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Match Officials:
Referee: Steven Gregg. Assistant 1: Stephen Donaldson. Assistant 2: Gavin Hegarty. 4th Official: Neil Robinson.
Match Information:
Admission is payable at the gate.

Kick off is 3:00pm.
After a strong performance last weekend and the first win of the season on Tuesday night, United will be hoping to put some points on the board on Saturday afternoon. Make your way to the Showgrounds and be loud and proud in your support of the team - Come On Sky Blues!
Match Preview by Paul Irwin