Glenavon vs Linfield: Full pre-match guide and statistics

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Competition: Northern Ireland Premiership
Competition: Sat 27.November
Match begins: 17:30 (UTC)
Venue: Mourneview Park (9000 seats)

Glenavon are prepared for a new challenge after their 3-0 against Warrenpoint Town last time. Linfield are coming to visit!

Insights:
  • Linfield have the fewest conceded goals (7) in Premiership

Glenavon and Linfield 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.

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Glenavon form and stats

Glenavon's struggle is real here at Mourneview Park with only 4 points collected from 6 Premiership games. The win-draw-lost numbers are ugly: 1-1-4.

It's back home for Glenavon, who return with a good feeling about themselves after beating Warrenpoint Town away with the result 3-0. M. O'Connor (2) and M. Fitzpatrick found the net in that victory. Glenavon decided the match against Warrenpoint Town in the first half, and held firmly on to their lead (3-0) without using too much effort. The team showed great control while saving some energy.

Prior to that, an away loss at Larne.

There's a new game coming up fairly quickly for Glenavon as they are travelling to their away game against Dungannon Swifts in the Premiership. That match is three days after this one.

Glenavon have scored 5 league goals here from 6 matches, not a lot. Glenavon have conceded 10 from these games.

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Linfield form and stats

Playing away, Linfield, who have the fewest conceded goals (7) in Premiership, have won 3 games, drawn 3 and suffered 1 defeat in the Premiership this season.

The supporters enjoyed Linfield's previous game versus Cliftonville (placed 1st), a Premiership 1-0 win played at home.

It was a defeat before that one as the away game against Crusaders wasn't a success with a 1-2 loss.

The visitors are returning home after this fixture, hosting Carrick Rangers in just three days.

Linfield are not goal shy away from home in the league, finding the net 11 times in 7 away games so far. They concede less than a goal on average per away game (5 so far).

Head 2 Head

The most up to date recorded history featuring both these sides is the Glenavon - Linfield 0-0 played not long ago this season. Data for the preceeding ten meetings featuring these two teams are: four wins for Glenavon, two draws and four wins for Linfield. Over 2,5 goals: five times; under 2,5 goals: five games.

Top Goalscorers

LinfieldC. Manzinga
C. Manzinga
9 goals
GlenavonM. Fitzpatrick
M. Fitzpatrick
7 goals
LinfieldM. Green
M. Green
4 goals

Glenavon missing players

Linfield missing players

Glenavon Linfield
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
13 6 1 Played P 1 7 13
3 1 0 Won W 0 3 7
4 1 0 Drew D 0 3 5
6 4 1 Lost L 1 1 1
19 5 0 Scored S 1 11 23
18 10 4 Conceded C 2 5 7
85% 83% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 71% 85%
69% 50% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 71% 77%
54% 50% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 57% 46%
31% 33% 100% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 14% 15%
23% 17% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 14% 8%
54% 33% 0% BTTS BTTS 100% 43% 38%
23% 17% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 57% 62%
38% 67% 100% Failed to Score F T 0% 29% 15%
 
4.8 5.6 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 7.3 6.8
7.2 9.6 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 3.6 3.8
2.3 2.4 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 1.4 1.7
2 1 0 Red cards R C 0 1 1
 
7.6 7.2 0 Shots (avg) S ( 1 5.7 6.7
3.5 2.4 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 1 2.4 3.2
44% 42% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 100% 65% 56%
 
9 10.4 0 Shots against (avg) S A 2 7.4 7.2
3.1 3.6 0 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 2 2.9 2.5
Key stats in Premiership this season:
  • Linfield have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Linfield have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Linfield have scored at least twice as many goals away as Glenavon have scored home.
  • Linfield have the fewest conceded goals (7) in Premiership
  • Linfield have the fewest conceded goals in the second half (3) in Premiership
  • Linfield have the most matches under the total-line (9) in Premiership
  • Linfield have won at least twice as many corners as they have conceded away.

  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