|Dungannon Swifts Match Preview|
|Uploaded Friday, 11th Dec, 2020 at 11:42|
|BALLYMENA United make the trip to Stangmore Park to face Dungannon Swifts in the Danske Bank Premiership on Saturday afternoon.|
|The last time the sides met was in March, the Swifts running out 1-0 winners after a first half goal from Douglas Wilson at Stangmore Park.|
|Latest results v Dungannon Swifts (all league unless stated):|
Dungannon Swifts 1-0 Ballymena United, Stangmore Park, 3rd March 2020. Att: 577
Ballymena United 3-2 Dungannon Swifts, Ballymena Showgrounds, 14th December 2019. Att: 752
Dungannon Swifts 2-2 Ballymena United, Stangmore Park, 10th August 2019. Att: 853
After opening the season with 2 defeats, the Swifts went on to draw 2 before grabbing their first win of the season at home to Cliftonville. This was followed by 2 defeats after which they bounced back with a 2-0 home win over Coleraine before losing 3-1 during the week at home to Portadown.
This leaves them sitting 9th in the league with 8 points, level on points with 8th placed Portadown and a point ahead of Coleraine, both of whom have a game in hand to play.
United were held to a 0-0 draw by Portadown at Shamrock Park last weekend, previously winning 3 on the trot to move up the table after 4 defeats in a row.
The Sky Blues now sit 4th in the table on 13 points, with 3rd placed Crusaders 5 points ahead and 5th placed Cliftonville a single point behind.
|How to watch the game:|
|You can watch a live stream of the game at 247.tv. You'll need an account on 247.tv to purchase the stream for £7, and payment can be made using PayPal, debit card or credit card.|
|Referee: Tim Marshall. Assistant 1: Adam Jeffrey. Assistant 2: Stephen Bell. 4th Official: Niall Gallagher.|
|The match kicks off at 3:00pm.|
|Honours were even last season, with a win, a draw, and a defeat for both teams, Dungannon finishing a place above United in the league. Stangmore Park is a tough venue to get a result at, so the Sky Blues will have to be at their best to get back to winning ways. Even if you're not at the game, you can get behind your team on 247.tv at the address above and make sure you're loud and proud in support of YOUR team - Come On Sky Blues!|
|Match Preview by Paul Irwin|
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