Saturday 13th August v. Glenavon (home) - Danske Bank Premiership - k.o: 3:00pm

Danske Bank Premiership fixtures announced
Crusaders Match Preview
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BALLYMENA United travel to Seaview on Tuesday night to face Crusaders in the Danske Bank Premiership.
The last time the sides met, United ran out 2-0 winners at the Ballymena Showgrounds, goals coming from Jude Winchester and Paul McElroy in the tie in November.
Recent Results v Crusaders (all league unless stated):
Ballymena United 2-0 Crusaders, Ballymena Showgrounds, 27th November 2021. Att: 1055
Crusaders 1-1 (2-3 aet) Ballymena United, Seaview, 13th October 2021. Att: N/A
Ballymena United 0-1 Crusaders, Ballymena Showgrounds, 9th October 2021. Att: 1282
Ballymena United 0-1 Crusaders, Ballymena Showgrounds, 2nd April 2021. Att: Behind Closed Doors
Crusaders 2-1 Ballymena United, Seaview, 20th February 2021. Att: Behind Closed Doors
Ballymena United 1-4 Crusaders, Ballymena Showgrounds, 7th November 2020. Att: 600
Since losing to United in November, Crusaders have won 5 league games, drawn 1 and lost 3, leaving them sitting 5th in the Danske Bank Premiership with 42 points, 2 behind Larne with 2 games in hand.

They've also won through their 2 ties in the Samuel Gelston's Whiskey Irish Cup, and go on to face Dungannon Swifts at home in the quarter-finals.
Ballymena United:
In the same period, the Sky Blues have won 6 league games, drawn 1 and lost 4, leaving them sitting 6th in the table, a single point ahead of Coleraine who have 2 games in hand.

Ballymena beat Loughgall in the Samuel Gelston's Whiskey Irish Cup first round, and were due to play Portstewart in the second round on Saturday only for the game to be postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. The game has now been moved to Tuesday 15th February.
Match Tickets:
Ballymena United fans can buy their tickets online now by clicking here.
Match Information:
The match kicks off at 7:45pm.
So far this season United have had gained the upper hand, with the Crues winning the first game at the Showgrounds in the league, United winning in extra-time at Seaview in the BetMcLean League Cup and 2-0 at Seaview in the league. Grab your tickets online, make your way to Seaview and be loud and proud in support of YOUR team - Come On Sky Blues!
Match Preview by Paul Irwin

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