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Coleraine Match Preview
Uploaded Monday, 15th Feb, 2021 at 16:48

BALLYMENA United host derby rivals Coleraine in the Danske Bank Premiership on Tuesday evening.
The sides last met on the opening day of the season at Coleraine Showgrounds, Kofi Balmer scoring the only goal of the day in the 27th minute with a headed effort from a Steven McCullough cross to win the game for the Sky Blues.
Latest results v Coleraine (all league unless stated):
Coleraine 0-1 Ballymena United, Coleraine Showgrounds, 16th October 2020. Att: 450
Ballymena United 1-1 (AET, 3-1 pens) Coleraine, National Stadium, 27th July 2020. (Sadler's Peaky Blinder Irish Cup Semi-Final)
Ballymena United 0-2 Coleraine, Ballymena Showgrounds, 7th March 2020. Att: 2034
Coleraine 2-0 Ballymena United, Coleraine Showgrounds, 26th December 2019. Att: 2952
Ballymena United 1-1 Coleraine, Ballymena Showgrounds, 14th September 2019. Att: 2225
With 8 wins, 3 draws and 5 defeats, the Bannsiders sit 4th in the table, 4 ahead of United who have a game in hand. The last two games for Coleraine have ended in draws, a 2-2 home draw against Cliftonville and a 1-1 home draw against Portadown a week and a half ago.
Ballymena United:
The Sky Blues have 7 wins, 2 draws and 6 defeats in the Danske Bank Premiership, and sit 6th in the table on 23 points, 3 behind Cliftonville with 4 games in hand, and 4 behind Coleraine with a single game in hand. The last two games which United played were both defeats, coming on the back of an eight game unbeaten run, losing 1-0 to Dungannon Swifts and 2-1 to Glenavon.
Ballymena United TV:
There will be a stream of the match live at https://ballymenaunitedfc.tv/live/. If you haven't already created an account, it's recommended you do so as soon as possible, and you'll have to make payment of £7.50 to watch the game. Ballymena United Season Ticket holders will gain access free of charge.
Match Officials:
Referee: Tony Clarke. Assistant 1: Kristian Hanna. Assistant 2: Neil Gillespie. 4th Official: Diarmuid Harrigan.
Match Information:
No fans will be admitted to the Showgrounds because of current Covid-19 restrictions.

Kick off is 7:45pm.
While United are stinging from 2 defeats in a row, Coleraine will be eager to make up for losing their latest 2 games against the Braidmen, in the Sadler's Peaky Blinder Irish Cup Semi-Final at the National Stadium and on the first day of this seasons Danske Bank Premiership campaign in Coleraine. Make sure you 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