Coleraine and Cliftonville supporters can't wait for Premiership bout at The Showgrounds

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Competition: Northern Ireland Premiership
Competition: Sat 27.November
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)
Venue: The Showgrounds (2496 seats)

Tension and suspense is expected at The Showgrounds when Coleraine challenge Cliftonville in what should be a top-notch fixture. Here's the preview!

Insights:
  • Coleraine have the most scored goals (28) in Premiership
  • Cliftonville have the fewest dropped points from leading position (0) in Premiership

Coleraine and Cliftonville should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

It should be mentioned that Cliftonville play their home matches on artifical turf, so they have to adjust for this one as it's played on grass. Does it matter? Recent statistics for Cliftonville on grass are 18 victories, 10 draws and 15 defeats from 43 games. In these matches they have a goal statistics scored/conceded: 60-44. You can compare this with overall results below.

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Coleraine form and stats

Coleraine have been outstanding at home so far in the Premiership with 5 wins, 1 draw and only 0 losses. Coleraine haven’t lost a league-game in twelve attempts regardless of arena, a great achievement. Their last loss was the fixture versus Cliftonville, 87 days ago.

Coleraine's previous game was a Premiership match also played at home, ending 3-1 versus Larne (placed 3rd). The home side are looking to build on that result.

Before that, Coleraine had a home game versus Dungannon Swifts which ended with a victory 2-0.

The match schedule is unforgiving for Coleraine as they have a new game in only three days, a Premiership match thankfully also at home. Glentoran are visiting.

Goals decide football matches and Coleraine are scoring many of them at home; 12 on target from 6 league matches. Coleraine have showed great defending skills in these home games, allowing the opposition to score only 1 goal.

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Cliftonville form and stats

As the visiting team in Premiership matches, Cliftonville have produced an overall stat of 2-2-2 so far.

It might be tough going out on the road again for Cliftonville, facing their second straight away game. Especially as the previous game, ended with a defeat 0-1 versus Linfield (placed 5th).

Before that one, a nice away victory 4-2 at Warrenpoint Town.

The visitors will be packing their bags again in only three days as another away game awaits: The Premiership trip to Larne.

Cliftonville has displayed an ability to score goals in away matches in the league this season, 9 goals from 6 games. 7 goals have been conceded by Cliftonville in these games.

Head 2 Head

The most up to date recorded result featuring both these squads is the Cliftonville - Coleraine 2-1 played previously this season. Numbers for the last ten meetings involving these two participants are: three wins for Coleraine, two draws and five wins for Cliftonville. Over 2,5 goals: five times; under 2,5 goals: five games.

Top Goalscorers

ColeraineM. Shevlin
M. Shevlin
9 goals
CliftonvilleJ. Gormley
J. Gormley
8 goals
CliftonvilleR. Curran
R. Curran
5 goals

Coleraine missing players

Cliftonville missing players

Coleraine Cliftonville
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
14 6 1 Played P 0 6 14
8 5 1 Won W 0 2 10
4 1 0 Drew D 0 2 2
2 0 0 Lost L 0 2 2
28 12 3 Scored S 0 9 26
10 1 1 Conceded C 0 7 11
86% 83% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 100% 100%
86% 83% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 67% 71%
50% 33% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 33% 57%
29% 17% 100% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 33% 21%
14% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 17% 7%
36% 17% 100% BTTS BTTS 0% 67% 57%
64% 83% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 29%
14% 17% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 33% 14%
 
4.6 5.3 2 Corners for (avg) C F 0 4.8 4.7
4.8 3.5 4 Corners against (avg) C A 0 4.5 2.9
1.7 1 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 0.5 0.7
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
10.2 10.8 9 Shots (avg) S ( 0 7 8.4
5.1 4.8 5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 2.7 4.1
39% 41% 60% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 56% 46%
 
7.9 6.3 9 Shots against (avg) S A 0 9 7.1
3.1 2 5 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 0 3.8 2.8
Key stats in Premiership this season:
  • Cliftonville have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their away matches.
  • Cliftonville have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Cliftonville have the fewest dropped points from leading position (0) in Premiership
  • Cliftonville have the most points from losing position (11) in Premiership
  • Cliftonville haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Coleraine have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Coleraine have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Coleraine have the fewest conceded goals (1) at home in Premiership
  • Coleraine have the most clean sheets (5) at home in Premiership
  • Coleraine have the most clean sheets (9) in Premiership
  • Coleraine have the most scored goals (28) in Premiership
  • Coleraine have the most scored goals in the second half (17) in Premiership
  • Coleraine have the the best goal difference (+18) in Premiership

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Cliftonville 14 10 2 2 26 11 8 8 0 0 17 4 6 2 2 2 9 7 15 32
2 Coleraine 14 8 4 2 28 10 6 5 1 0 12 1 8 3 3 2 16 9 18 28
3 Larne 14 8 3 3 26 16 7 4 3 0 13 6 7 4 0 3 13 10 10 27
4 Glentoran 14 8 3 3 26 17 7 3 2 2 14 12 7 5 1 1 12 5 9 27
5 Linfield 13 7 5 1 23 7 6 4 2 0 12 2 7 3 3 1 11 5 16 26
6 Crusaders 12 7 1 4 18 10 6 3 1 2 8 5 6 4 0 2 10 5 8 22
7 Carrick Rangers 14 5 3 6 12 18 7 3 1 3 4 8 7 2 2 3 8 10 -6 18
8 Glenavon 13 3 4 6 19 18 6 1 1 4 5 10 7 2 3 2 14 8 1 13
9 Ballymena United 13 4 1 8 11 24 6 2 1 3 6 9 7 2 0 5 5 15 -13 13
10 Dungannon Swifts 12 3 0 9 20 34 6 2 0 4 11 17 6 1 0 5 9 17 -14 9
11 Portadown 14 1 4 9 15 33 7 0 3 4 8 14 7 1 1 5 7 19 -18 7
12 Warrenpoint Town 13 1 0 12 10 36 8 1 0 7 9 27 5 0 0 5 1 9 -26 3