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

Cliftonville MATCH REPORT

Glenavon Match Preview
Uploaded Friday, 5th Nov, 2021 at 11:36

BALLYMENA United travel to Lurgan to face Glenavon at Mourneview Park in the Danske Bank Premiership on Saturday afternoon.
The sides last met in September at the Showgrounds, Matthew Fitzpatrick opening the scoring on 51 minutes with Ryan Waide slamming home an equaliser in injury time to grab a point.
Recent results v Glenavon (all league unless stated):
Ballymena United 1-1 Glenavon, Ballymena Showgrounds, 18th September 2021. Att: 972
Ballymena United 3-1 Glenavon, Ballymena Showgrounds, 1st May 2021. Att: Behind Closed Doors
Glenavon 3-2 Ballymena United, Mourneview Park, 10th April 2021. Att: Behind Closed Doors
Glenavon 2-1 Ballymena United, Mourneview Park, 6th February 2021. Att: Behind Closed Doors
Ballymena United 0-2 Glenavon, Ballymena Showgrounds, 10th November, 2020. Att: 600
Glenavon:
Since the meeting in September, Glenavon have drawn with Linfield, lost to Larne and Glentoran and won against Dungannon Swifts all at home, while on the road they've drawn with Coleraine and lost to Cliftonville. They sit 8th in the table with 10 games played and 10 points, ahead of United by way of goal difference.

They dropped out of the BetMcLean League Cup at the hands of Glentoran, drawing 2-2 after extra-time before going down 5-4 on penalties.
Ballymena United:
In the same period the Sky Blues have defeated Dungannon Swifts, Portadown and Cliftonville, and lost to Crusaders and Larne at home, while away from home they've lost to Coleraine and Carrick Rangers. As mentioned above United are on the same number of points after the same number of games.

United were knocked out of the Toals Co Antrim Shield by Larne in October, while in the BetMcLean League Cup a win after extra-time over Crusaders has set up a home quarter-final tie against Linfield on Tuesday evening, kicking off at 19:45.
Ticket Information:
Tickets for Ballymena United supporters are available to buy now from the Glenavon Ticketing Portal. Tickets are £12 for adults, £8 for concessions and Primary School children can enter for free with valid ID.
Match Officials:
Referee: Shane McGonigle. Assistant 1: Gareth Eakin. Assistant 2: George Argyropoulos. 4th Official: Ian McNabb.
Match Information:
The match kicks off at 3:00pm.
This is a crucial game for both teams as they sit level on 10 points, with Glenavon ahead on goal difference. United have struggled to perform at Mourneview in recent times, but know they have the capability to take the points back to Ballymena. Make your way to Mourneview Park and be loud and proud in support of YOUR team - Come On Sky Blues!
Match Preview by Paul Irwin