|Linfield Match Preview|
|Uploaded Monday, 20th Dec, 2021 at 16:18|
|BALLYMENA United travel to Belfast to face Linfield in the Danske Bank Premiership on Tuesday evening.|
|The sides met earlier in the season at the Showgrounds, United knocking the Blues out of the BetMcLean League Cup with a 3-1 win, goals coming from Douglas Wilson, Jude Winchester and Leroy Millar.|
|Latest results v Linfield:|
Ballymena United 3-1 Linfield, Ballymena Showgrounds, 9th November 2021. Att: N/A
Ballymena United 0-3 Linfield, Mourneview Park, 18th May 2021. Att: Behind Closed Doors
Linfield 2-1 Ballymena United, National Stadium, 17th April 2021. Att: Behind Closed Doors
Ballymena United 2-1 Linfield, Ballymena Showgrounds, 23rd March 2021. Att: Behind Closed Doors
Ballymena United 2-3 Linfield, Ballymena Showgrounds, 24th October 2020. Att: 600
Since the league cup defeat to United, Linfield have went on to win 5 of their 7 league wins, drawing with Warrenpoint Town and losing to Crusaders. This leaves them second in the Danske Bank Premiership table with 39 points, 2 behind Cliftonville with a game in hand.
They also beat Cliftonville on penalties to reach the Toals Co Antrim Shield Final.
The Sky Blues have won 4 league games in the same timeframe, losing 3 to leave them sitting 7th in the league with 25 points, just 5 points behind 6th placed Coleraine.
They were dumped out of the BetMcLean League Cup by Cliftonville at Solitude last Tuesday evening, losing 3-0 in the semi-final.
|Ballymena United fans can purchase tickets online now at https://www.linfieldfc.com/buytickets-awaysupportersales.aspx?id=62 at a price of £12 for adults and £8 for concessions.|
|Referee: Tony Clarke. Assistant 1: Gavin Hegarty. Assistant 2: Jamie Carnduff. 4th Official: Glenn Buchanan.|
|The match kicks off at 7:45pm.|
|The one game between the sides so far this season resulted in a 3-1 win for United, but that was at the Showgrounds and it's very rare we get a result against Linfield at the National Stadium. Tuesday night could be the night so make your way to Belfast and be loud and proud in support of YOUR team - Come On Sky Blues!|
|Match Preview by Paul Irwin|
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