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Saturday 24th April v. Coleraine (home) - Danske Bank Premiership - k.o: 3:00pm

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Cliftonville Match Preview
Uploaded Monday, 1st Mar, 2021 at 16:34

BALLYMENA United host Cliftonville in the Danske Bank Premiership on Tuesday evening.
This game was supposed to be played at the Showgrounds last Tuesday, but was swapped with this Tuesdays game because the pitch was waterlogged and time wouldn't have been enough to get it on. Instead, United traveled to Solitude where the Sky Blues were drawing 1-1 at half-time thanks to a goal from Seamus McCartan but Paul O'Neill gave the Reds the winner in the 82nd minute.
Recent results v Cliftonville (all league unless stated):
Cliftonville 2-1 Ballymena United, Solitude, 23rd February 2021. Att: Behind Closed Doors
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
Cliftonville:
With only time for a single game since the last meeting between the sides, Cliftonville defeated Carrick Rangers away from home, the only goal of the game coming from Ryan Curran in the 32nd minute. They now sit 4th in the table, a point behind Larne who have two games in hand, and two points ahead of Crusaders, who also have two games in hand.
Ballymena United:
Ballymena United got back to winning ways on Saturday afternoon, beating Portadown 2-1 at Shamrock Park, Seamus McCartan and Ross Redman scoring to come back after Sam Warde had put the Ports ahead. United now occupy 8th spot in the Danske Bank Premiership, a point behind Glenavon who have a game in hand, and 9 points clear of Warrenpoint Town who also have a game in hand.
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: Andrew Davey. Assistant 1: George Argyropoulos. Assistant 2: Paul Robinson. 4th Official: Mark Dillon.
Match Information:
No fans will be admitted to the Showgrounds because of current Covid-19 restrictions.

Kick off is 7:45pm.
Can United exact revenge for last weeks defeat or will the North Belfast side come out on top again? Tune into Ballymena United TV and enjoy the game from the warmth of your home and don't forget to get behind YOUR team - Come On Sky Blues!
Match Preview by Paul Irwin