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Shamrock Rovers vs Derry City Prediction & Betting tips
Shamrock Rovers and Derry City meet at Tallaght Stadium, in a match for the 16th round of the Premier League. In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which registers 4 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses in the last 8 games. However, the last time these two teams played a match at this stadium was on 08‑06‑2019, in a Premier League match that ended in a draw (2‑2). The goals of the match were scored by T. Clarke (52 ‘) and J. Byrne (54’), for Shamrock Rovers, and C. Coll (57 ‘) and J. Ogedi ‑ Uzokwe (83’), for Derry City . In this game, the home factor may be decisive, as Derry City presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor.
Shamrock Rovers :
After 5 victories, the home team is currently in 1st position, with 15 points won. In their last match, they beat Sligo Rovers away by (2‑3), after having won (3‑2) at home in the previous match, against Dundalk. This is a team that presents similar results at home and away, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, since in the last 30 games it has registered 9 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses as a visitor; against 11 victories, 3 draws and 1 defeat in his stadium. In the last 10 home matches for all competitions, Shamrock Rovers won 9 and drew 1.
For this competition, he registers a sequence of 5 victories in his last matches. His attack has scored regularly, as he has always scored at least one goal in the last 5 matches for this competition.
Shamrock come into this game motivated, after a 4×0 win at home over Sligo: Finn, Burke, Byrne and Watts scored the winning goals. The Dublin City team is generally featured in a 5-3-2, in which the two most advanced men are Graham Burke and Aaron Greene. In the most central area of the field it is possible that Byrne, Gary O’Neil and Aaron McEneff will play, the latter will be the head of the midfield. Coach Stephen Bradley should not be able to count on defender Sean Callan because he is suspended.
Derry City :
The visiting team is currently in 7th position, with 4 points won, after 1 victory, 1 draw and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, they won at home against Bohemians by (2‑0). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Waterford United by (2‑1). This is a stronger team with the support of its fans, since in the last 30 games it has recorded 4 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses in their stadium. In the last 10 away matches played for all competitions, Derry City won 4, drew 2 and lost 4. Their defense has not been very strong, since they have conceded goals in 3 of the last 4 matches, but their attack has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 3 of the last 4 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency to have few goals, since 7 of the last 13 they played ended with Under 1.5 goals.
Derry come into this game motivated, after a 2×0 home win over Waterford: Clifford scored on two penalties, allowing his team to take all three points. The visiting team usually presents itself on the field in a 4-3-3, in which the three most advanced pieces are Meite, Mallon and Walter Figueira. Still, the outsider is expected to have a more defensive strategy, given that they have a lower-quality roster. Coach Declan Devine must be very satisfied, as he will have all the players at his disposal for this day.
Shamrock Rovers vs Derry City head to head matches
09.08.20 PD Derry City Shamrock Rovers 1 : 2
16.08.19 PD Derry City Shamrock Rovers 0 : 2
08.06.19 PD Shamrock Rovers Derry City 2 : 2
19.04.19 PD Derry City Shamrock Rovers 0 : 1
22.02.19 PD Shamrock Rovers Derry City 2 : 0