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St Patrick’s and Sligo Rovers meet at Richmond Park, in a match for the 4th round of the Premier League. The history of direct confrontations played in this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 8 matches won 4, drew 3 and lost 1. But the last time these two teams played a game in this stadium, in 19- 05-2017, for the Premier League, the two teams tied by (1-1). C. Fagan (31 ‘) scored the goals of the game, for St Patrick’s, and M. Leahy (82’), for Sligo Rovers. Particular attention is required for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results at home and abroad.
After 1 win and 2 losses, the home team is currently in the 6 th position, with 3 points won. In the last match, they have lost in an away match against Waterford United by (2-0), after in the previous match they have won (1-2) an away match against Bray Wanderers. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 4 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses in away matches, with 16 goals scored and 23 conceded; against 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses at their stadium, with 29 goals scored and 19 conceded. In the last 10 home matches for all competitions, St Patrick’s has won 7, tied 1 and lost 2. Defensive consistency has not been their best, as they have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches.
The St. Patrick’s part for this game with a rebuff in the field of Shamrock, by 1-0, adding the following game followed without winning in this championship. It is important to emphasize that the locals added only 2 wins so far, against Bohemios and Bray. Usually coach Liam Buckley plays in 4-3-3, benefiting the maintenance of possession of the ball and attacks by the flanks, however, in this game must act with a more cautious strategy. Conan Byerne is the best marker of this formation, with 2 goals scored. For this game the coach can count on all his players.
The away team is currently in the 7 th position of the league, with 3 points won, after 1 win and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in a home match against Derry City, by (2-1). In the last match, they lost in a home match against Cork City, by (1-4). This is a team that, oddly enough, was better outside than at home, as in the last 30 matches they register 6 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses in away matches; against 5 wins, 7 draws and 3 losses at their stadium. In their last away game, for the Friendlies, they won by (1-4) against Ballisodare Utd. In the last 10 away matches Sligo Rovers has won 6, tied 2 and lost 2. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 9 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches.
The formation of Sligo comes to this day with a tie to two balls against the Bohemians, adding in this way the following encounter without losing in the championship. We remember that visitors add 3 losses in this competition. In this away game, coach Gerard Lyttle must line up in the usual 4-2-3-1, with Morgan being the most offensive reference of the visitors: this player is the best finalist of Sligo with 3 goals scored. For this game the foreign trainer must risk in the same starting line of the last game.
St. Patricks vs Sligo Rovers head to head matches
21.04.18 PD Sligo Rovers St. Patricks 0 : 0
05.08.17 PD Sligo Rovers St. Patricks 1 : 1
19.05.17 PD St. Patricks Sligo Rovers 1 : 1
10.03.17 PD Sligo Rovers St. Patricks 1 : 1
27.09.16 PD St. Patricks Sligo Rovers 0 : 0