Dungannon Swifts U20 vs Larne U20: Match guide and preview

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Competition: Northern Ireland Premiership Development League
Competition: Sat 15.January
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)

Struggling Dungannon Swifts U20 are keen to pull off a surprise victory when they host top team Larne U20 in the upcoming league game. It’s 9th vs 4th and the home regulars will have so-so expectations.

Insights:
  • Dungannon Swifts U20 have the fewest clean sheets (0) in Premiership Development League
  • Larne U20 have the fewest matches over the total-line (1) in Premiership Development League

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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Dungannon Swifts U20 form and stats

Dungannon Swifts U20 have performed here this season with 5 wins from 7 Premiership Development League matches. Some points have been lost, as they have drawn 0 games and lost 2.

Dungannon Swifts U20 are returning here after visiting Linfield U20 in a Premiership Development League game and winning with a 6-1 scoreline. As indicated by the result mentioned above, Dungannon Swifts U20 played a great game against Linfield U20 and beat them comfortably. Expectations are high for this one.

Before that, Dungannon played out a draw 1-1 when visiting Warrenpoint Town U20.

With more than three goals on average, the attacking play of Dungannon Swifts U20 is on fire here. A stunning 29 from 7 league matches. Dungannon Swifts U20 have conceded 16 goals in these home games, a significant number. When Dungannon Swifts U20 hosts teams that live on the top of the table (like Portadown U20, Warrenpoint Town U20 and Carrick Rangers U20), the matches have ended over 2.5 goals 2 of 2 times.

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Larne U20 form and stats

As the visiting team in Premiership Development League matches, Larne U20 have produced an overall stat of 5-1-4 so far. The visitors have performed well in their home games as well, building a total win streak of four games home and away. Larne U20 hope to make it five in this match.

Impressive finishing secured the home win 7-1 against Portadown U20 in their previous game. As mentioned above, Larne U20 was the only team on the pitch versus Portadown U20 in their previous game, winning 7-1. This could be a tougher task.

That result followed a home victory 2-0 versus Glentoran U20.

The visiting Larne U20 have scored more than one goal per away game in the league so far. The grand total is 13 goals from 10 games. In the opposite end, Larne U20 have conceded 18 goals in their away games.

Head 2 Head

The teams have met each other previously this season, with the result Larne U20 - Dungannon Swifts U20 1-1 logged in the official records. Statistics for the last four meetings involving these two participants are: two wins for Dungannon, one draw and one win for Larne U20. Over 2,5 goals: two times; under 2,5 goals: two games.

Dungannon Swifts U20 missing players

Larne U20 missing players

Dungannon Swifts U20 Larne U20
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
16 7 2 Played P 3 10 20
6 5 0 Won W 1 5 9
4 0 0 Drew D 0 1 5
6 2 2 Lost L 2 4 6
45 29 2 Scored S 2 13 31
37 16 8 Conceded C 4 18 30
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
94% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 80% 80%
81% 100% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 33% 60% 55%
81% 100% 100% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 20% 25%
62% 86% 100% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 20% 15%
81% 86% 100% BTTS BTTS 33% 70% 65%
6% 14% 0% Clean Sheets C S 33% 20% 20%
12% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 33% 10% 15%
 
4.4 4.5 2 Corners for (avg) C F 3.3 4 4.3
4.4 3.5 2 Corners against (avg) C A 6.3 6.6 6.1
1.1 1 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.7 1.5 1.2
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 1 1
 
12.5 11.5 2 Shots (avg) S ( 9.7 9.5 9.7
6.1 5 2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4 4.2 3.9
37% 50% 50% Goal Efficiency G E 17% 32% 31%
 
10.4 8.5 10 Shots against (avg) S A 12.3 13.2 12.3
4.9 3 4 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 5.3 6.2 5.7
Key stats in Premiership Development League this season:
  • All of Dungannon Swifts U20's home-matches have had more than 3,5 goals.
  • Dungannon Swifts U20 have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Dungannon Swifts U20 have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Larne U20 have scored away.
  • Dungannon Swifts U20 have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • Dungannon Swifts U20 have the fewest clean sheets (0) in Premiership Development League
  • Dungannon Swifts U20 haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Larne U20 have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Larne U20 have the fewest matches over the total-line (1) in Premiership Development League
  • Larne U20 have the most matches under the total-line (8) in Premiership Development League
  • Larne U20 haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Crusaders U20 18 12 6 0 42 15 10 6 4 0 22 7 8 6 2 0 20 8 27 42
2 Ballymena United U20 21 10 5 6 43 35 11 7 1 3 29 19 10 3 4 3 14 16 8 35
3 Cliftonville U20 18 10 2 6 45 35 9 5 2 2 26 13 9 5 0 4 19 22 10 32
4 Larne U20 20 9 5 6 31 30 10 4 4 2 18 12 10 5 1 4 13 18 1 32
5 Glenavon U20 19 8 4 7 56 40 10 7 2 1 40 15 9 1 2 6 16 25 16 28
6 Linfield U20 17 8 1 8 33 38 8 3 1 4 16 16 9 5 0 4 17 22 -5 25
7 Glentoran U20 19 7 3 9 44 47 10 5 3 2 28 15 9 2 0 7 16 32 -3 24
8 Coleraine U20 17 7 2 8 38 34 9 4 1 4 20 17 8 3 1 4 18 17 4 23
9 Dungannon Swifts U20 16 6 4 6 45 37 7 5 0 2 29 16 9 1 4 4 16 21 8 22
10 Portadown U20 20 3 7 10 36 53 9 3 2 4 25 23 11 0 5 6 11 30 -17 16
11 Carrick Rangers U20 17 4 4 9 24 41 7 2 2 3 11 10 10 2 2 6 13 31 -17 16
12 Warrenpoint Town U20 20 2 7 11 20 52 11 2 3 6 10 20 9 0 4 5 10 32 -32 13