Here's the complete lowdown on the Ards - Queen's University game:

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Competition: Northern Ireland Championship
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: Bangor Fuels Arena (1895 seats)

Ards greet Queen's University with belief in winning all three points. Can they? Check our preview!

Insights:
  • Ards have the most scored goals (24) in Championship
  • Queen's University have the fewest scored goals (5) in Championship

There should be plenty of energy on the pitch in this game, as both sides have had time to recuperate from their last game. Let's hope both teams are ready to give it all.

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Ards form and stats

6-0-0 is the performance here at Bangor Fuels Arena so far in the Championship, giving Ards a total of 18 from their 6 games here. Outstanding results! After failing to beat Portadown here at Bangor Fuels Arena, Ards has put together a very nice winning streak on their own turf with seven wins in a row.

A strong away win for Ards against Knockbreda the last match.

Before that, Ards had a home game versus Ballinamallard United which ended with a victory 3-1.

Ards are showing their attacking force in their league home games this season, scoring more than 2,5 goals per game on average (15 goals in 6 games). Defensively Ards have been outstanding, conceding less than half a goal on average per home game in the league (2 in 6 games). For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Queen's University form and stats

1 win, 1 draw and 3 losses. That’s the product of Queen's University playing as the away team in the Championship this season.

Queen's have been frustrated by their lack of goals lately, as they haven't scored in the league since they found the net 288 minutes ago. M. McKenna was the goal scorer.

Queen's University failed to get anything from their last game, a Championship home match vs Annagh United (placed 4th) that ended with defeat 0-2.

Preceding that game, the 0-0 draw paying a visit to Loughgall.

Many goals are not expected from the visiting Queen's as they have only managed to score 4 times from 5 away games in the league. The Queen's manager P. Thompson has some worries about the defense as 10 goals have been conceded in these travels.

Head 2 Head

The teams have met each other already this season, with the match result Ards - Queen's University 3-0 logged in the official records. Numbers for the preceeding four meetings featuring these two contenders are: three wins for Ards, zero draws and one win for Queen's University. Over 2,5 goals: four times; under 2,5 goals: zero games.

Ards missing players

Queen's University missing players

Ards Queen's University
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
11 6 1 Played P 0 5 11
8 6 1 Won W 0 1 1
1 0 0 Drew D 0 1 1
2 0 0 Lost L 0 3 9
24 15 2 Scored S 0 4 5
11 2 0 Conceded C 0 10 25
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 80% 91%
91% 83% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 80% 82%
73% 67% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 80% 55%
36% 33% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 40% 36%
18% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 9%
64% 33% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 60% 36%
36% 67% 100% Clean Sheets C S 0% 20% 9%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 40% 64%
 
4 3 2 Corners for (avg) C F 0 4 3.7
3.6 3.2 6 Corners against (avg) C A 0 5.5 4.3
3.3 3 3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 1.5 1.5
3 1 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
9.6 10.2 6 Shots (avg) S ( 0 8 6.7
3 3.5 5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 4.5 3.5
67% 64% 40% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 33% 19%
Key stats in Championship this season:
  • Ards have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Ards have scored in all their matches so far.
  • Ards have scored more than double the goals of Queen's University.
  • Ards have the most clean sheets (4) at home in Championship
  • Ards have the most dropped points from leading position (8) in Championship
  • Ards have the most points (18) at home in Championship
  • Ards have the most points from losing position (9) in Championship
  • Ards have the most scored goals (24) in Championship
  • Ards have the most scored goals in the second half (12) in Championship
  • Ards have the the best goal difference (+13) at home in Championship
  • Ards have the the best goal difference (+13) in Championship
  • Ards have won all their matches at home so far.
  • Ards have won significantly less corners at home than away.
  • Ards haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Queen's University have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Queen's University have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Queen's University have the fewest scored goals (5) in Championship
  • Queen's University have the most conceded goals in the second half (16) in Championship
  • Queen's University have the the worst goal difference (-20) in Championship
  • Queen's University is in the worst form (0-1-5)

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Ards 11 8 1 2 24 11 6 6 0 0 15 2 5 2 1 2 9 9 13 25
2 Newry City AFC 11 7 2 2 22 10 7 4 2 1 15 9 4 3 0 1 7 1 12 23
3 Ballyclare Comrades 11 7 1 3 19 16 6 4 1 1 10 5 5 3 0 2 9 11 3 22
4 Annagh United 11 6 1 4 23 17 6 2 0 4 12 13 5 4 1 0 11 4 6 19
5 Loughgall 11 5 3 3 19 9 6 3 1 2 9 4 5 2 2 1 10 5 10 18
6 H&W Welders 11 6 0 5 14 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 6 0 5 14 15 -1 18
7 Ballinamallard United 11 4 4 3 17 15 6 1 4 1 6 5 5 3 0 2 11 10 2 16
8 Knockbreda 11 4 2 5 21 27 6 2 1 3 12 16 5 2 1 2 9 11 -6 14
9 Institute 11 4 1 6 10 21 6 2 0 4 6 11 5 2 1 2 4 10 -11 13
10 Dergview 11 3 2 6 18 18 6 2 1 3 11 8 5 1 1 3 7 10 0 11
11 Dundela 11 1 2 8 14 22 5 1 0 4 10 11 6 0 2 4 4 11 -8 5
12 Queen's University 11 1 1 9 5 25 6 0 0 6 1 15 5 1 1 3 4 10 -20 4