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Cliftonville Match Preview
Uploaded Friday, 22nd Jan, 2021 at 16:59

AFTER a lengthy break, Ballymena United host Cliftonville at the Showgrounds in the Danske Bank Premiership on Saturday afternoon.
The last time the sides met was in the league in November, Seamus McCartan opening the scoring after 10 minutes, with Paul McElroy scoring a penalty after 50 minutes, Seamus McCartan netting another on 55 minutes and Leroy Millar sealing the points in a 4-0 win at Solitude.
Recent results v Cliftonville (all league unless stated):
Cliftonville 0-4 Ballymena United, Solitude, 24th November 2020. Att: 346
Cliftonville 1-1 Ballymena United, Solitude, 22nd February 2020. Att: 1035
Cliftonville 2-1 Ballymena United, National Stadium, 21st January 2020. (Toals Co. Antrim Shield Final)
Cliftonville 1-0 Ballymena United, Solitude, 16th November 2019. Att: 1441
Ballymena United 2-1 Cliftonville, Ballymena Showgrounds, 28th September 2019. Att: 1547
With 5 wins, 2 draws and 6 defeats so far this season, Cliftonville sit 3 points behind United in the Danske Bank Premiership, having played an extra game. Their most recent game was a 2-2 draw at home to Crusaders on 9th January.
Ballymena United:
Despite a poor start to the season, the Sky Blues have bounced back with a 7 game unbeaten streak, and sit 4th in the league on 20 points, 5 behind Crusaders after the same number of games. The last outing for United was a visit to Larne where they inflicted the Inver Men's first defeat of the season, Kofi Balmer scoring the only goal of the game after 80 minutes.
Ballymena United TV:
If you can't make it to the game, you can always watch via ballymenaunitedfc.tv. You'll need to create an account for the site and make a single payment of £7.50 via Paypal, Debit Card or Credit Card. Ballymena United Season Ticket will be provided access to the stream for free.
Match Information:
No fans will be admitted to the Showgrounds because of the current Covid restrictions.

Kick off is at 3:00pm.
After the enforced break, all players have been tested for Covid and will be happy to return to the game after the 3 week enforced break. Naturally, we will be hoping for another win over Cliftonville to build on the good run of form by the Braidmen. Use the stream above to watch the game from the comfort of your home and get behind YOUR team - Come On Sky Blues!
Match Preview by Paul Irwin