|Dungannon Swifts Match Preview|
|Uploaded Friday, 11th Feb, 2022 at 12:13|
|BALLYMENA United host Dungannon Swifts on Saturday afternoon in the Danske Bank Premiership after a break of just over two weeks.|
|The last time the sides met was in December at Stangmore Park, United running out 2-0 winners thanks to goals from Kenneth Kane and Paul McElroy.|
|Latest results v Dungannon Swifts (all league unless stated):|
Dungannon Swifts 0-2 Ballymena United, Stangmore Park, 18th December 2021. Att: 475
Ballymena United 4-3 Dungannon Swifts, Ballymena Showgrounds, 28th September 2021. Att: 715
Dungannon Swifts 1-3 Ballymena United, Stangmore Park, 15th May 2021. Behind Closed Doors
Ballymena United 5-1 Dungannon Swifts, Ballymena Showgrounds, 27th March 2021. Behind Closed Doors
Ballymena United 0-1 Dungannon Swifts, Ballymena Showgrounds, 2nd February 2021. Behind Closed Doors
Dungannon Swifts 1-5 Ballymena United, Stangmore Park, 12th December 2020. Behind Closed Doors
In the time since the meeting in December, the Swifts have won 4 games in the league, drawing 1 and losing 3, and now sit 9th in the Danske Bank Premiership table, 8 points behind Glenavon and 2 ahead of Carrick Rangers. They were defeated 2-0 by Coleraine away from home last weekend.
They've knocked Knockbreda and Annagh United out of the Samuel Gelston's Whiskey Irish Cup and go on to face Coleraine away from home in the quarter-finals.
In the same period the Sky Blues have won 3 league games, drawn 1 and lost 3, leaving them sitting 7th in the table, 5 points behind 6th place Coleraine. With games postponed because of a waterlogged pitch and covid regulations, United haven't played since January when they scored two very late goals to rescue a draw against Cliftonville.
One of the postponed games was United's Samuel Gelston's Whiskey Irish Cup tie at home to Portstewart, which has been rescheduled for Tuesday 15th February at 7:45pm.
|Tickets for Ballymena United supporters are available at Tickets - Home Fans.|
|Referee: Steven Gregg. Assistant 1: Ryan Kelsey. Assistant 2: Gavin Hegarty. 4th Official: Glenn Buchanan.|
|The match kicks off at 3:00pm.|
|In the games between the sides this season United have fared much better with 3 wins, 1 at home and 2 at Stangmore, the gap between the two 10 points. Make your way to the Showgrounds and be loud and proud in support of YOUR team - Come On Sky Blues!|
|Match Preview by Paul Irwin|
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