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Friday 10th December v. Larne (home) - Danske Bank Premiership - k.o: 7:45pm

Cliftonville MATCH REPORT

Crusaders Match Preview
Uploaded Tuesday, 12th Oct, 2021 at 10:30

BALLYMENA United travel to Seaview on Wednesday evening to face Crusaders in the 3rd round of the BetMcLean League Cup.
The game comes hot on the heels of a league 1-0 win for the Crues at the Showgrounds on Saturday afternoon, an early goal from Jarlath O'Rourke securing the points for the visitors.
Recent Results v Crusaders (all league unless stated):
Ballymena United 0-1 Crusaders, Ballymena Showgrounds, 9th October 2021. Att: N/A

Ballymena United 0-1 Crusaders, Ballymena Showgrounds, 2nd April 2021. Att: Behind Closed Doors

Crusaders 2-1 Ballymena United, Seaview, 20th February 2021. Att: Behind Closed Doors

Ballymena United 1-4 Crusaders, Ballymena Showgrounds, 7th November 2020. Att: 600
Crusaders:
The 3 points gained by Crusaders on Saturday has moved them up into 5th place in the league, a single point behind 4th placed Coleraine, who have played an extra game, and just 3 points behind 2nd place Larne.
Ballymena United:
Ballymena United remain 3 points behind Glenavon with a game in hand.
Match Tickets:
Ballymena United fans can access match tickets by clicking here. Tickets are £12 for adults and £8 concessions.

There will be no cash gate, but any supporters arriving without a ticket can purchase tickets from our ticket office at the front of The McDonald Centre on arrival.
Food and Beverages:
The Danny Hale Suite bar under the North Stand will be open during the game for any spectators that wish to avail of it.

Harry D's Lounge will be serving food until 8pm on Wednesday night and Ballymena United supporters are very welcome to visit for prematch meals.
Match Officials:
Referee: Lee Tavinder. Assistant 1: Ken Ross. Assistant 2: John Doherty. 4th Official: Evan Boyce.
Match Information:
The game will kick off at 7:45pm.
The Sky Blues have shown us how dangerous they can be on the attack and were unlucky not to get a draw on Saturday, although Crusaders should've been several goals in front by then. If we can pressure the North Belfast side, we have every chance of making it to the quarter-finals, as we have done in each of the past 6 occasions. Make your way to Seaview and be loud and proud in support of YOUR team - Come On Sky Blues!
Match Preview by Paul Irwin