|Glenavon Match Preview|
|Uploaded Sunday, 2nd Apr, 2023 at 15:29|
|Ballymena United host Glenavon in their last pre-split Danske Bank Premiership game on Monday evening.|
|The latest meeting between the sides was in October, Glenavon coming back from a goal down to win 3-2 at Mourneview Park.|
|Recent results v Glenavon (all league unless stated):|
Glenavon 3-2 Ballymena United, Mourneview Park, 28th October 2022. Att: 640
Ballymena United 2-2 Glenavon, Ballymena Showgrounds, 13th August 2022. Att: 1206
Glenavon 3-1 Ballymena United, Mourneview Park, 9th April 2022. Att: 775
Ballymena United 3-3 Glenavon, Ballymena Showgrounds, 19th February 2022. Att: 973
Glenavon 0-1 Ballymena United, Mourneview Park, 6th November 2021. Att: 688
Ballymena United 1-1 Glenavon, Ballymena Showgrounds, 18th September 2021. Att: 972
Since defeating Ballymena at home in October, Glenavon have went on to win 6 league games, draw 5, and lose 9, moving them up to 7th in the Danske Bank Premiership on 38 points, 1 ahead of Carrick Rangers and 6 ahead of United.
They were knocked out of the Samuel Gelston's Whiskey Irish Cup by Harland & Wolff Welders with a 1-0 defeat at Mourneview Park.
In the same period, United have also won 6 league games, drawn 3 and lost 12, dropping down to 9th in the Danske Bank Premiership table, 5 behind Carrick Rangers and 6 behind Glenavon.
The Sky Blues have also won 4 games in the Samuel Gelston's Whiskey Irish Cup, sending Carrick Rangers, Newington and Ballyclare Comrades out before winning their semi-final against league leaders Larne 2-0 at Seaview on Friday night to set up a final against Crusaders.
|Tickets are not required for this game, and a cash gate will be available for both sets of fans. Adult admission will cost £12, concessions £8 and children under the age of 16 will be admitted for £1 with a paying adult.|
|Entrance to the ground is back to usual, with Ballymena United fans able to use the ECOS entrance to the ground, or by Slemish Drive via Warden Street. Glenavon fans will enter via the Warden Street turnstiles.|
|Referee: Lee Tavinder. Assistant 1: Paul Robinson. Assistant 2: Adam Jeffrey. 4th Official: Diarmuid Harrigan.|
|The match kicks off at 7:45pm.|
|You have to go back to 14th January to find a league win for Ballymena and since then, United have managed to 2 goals in 11 league games. Glenavon have won their last 3 games, taking them above both Ballymena United and Carrick Rangers. It'll be a tough game, but we look forward to our last game before the post-split action and hope you will be there to support YOUR team - Come On Sky Blues!|
|Match Preview by Paul Irwin|
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