The Ireland Airtricity League will continue this weekend with several matches scheduled to take place. Among the fixtures is a match between Sligo Rovers vs. Saint Patrick’s. The match will take place at The Showgrounds on 8th June 2019. The kick off time will be 21:45GMT.
Sligo Rovers suffered an upsetting 4-0 defeat to Dundalk ending their 5 match unbeaten record in a huff. They are currently at number 6 of the Ireland table standings with 24 points. They will be looking forward to return to the winning ways when they welcome Saint Patrick’s Athletic over the weekend.
Saint Patrick’s Athletic managed to secure a point in their last league match against Cork City in a 1-1 draw. This was relieving especially after having suffered a 1-0 loss to league leaders . At number 5, just 1 position above their opponents, they know what is at stake in Saturday fixture. This is compounded with the fact that they are leading their opponents with 3 points however; they have played one more game as opposed to Sligo Rovers.
Sligo Rovers are going into this match knowing very well that in their last match they succumbed to defeat to their opponent. They will be looking forward to use this window serve their revenge. We believe they have all it takes to collect all the three points. Nevertheless, Saint Patrick’s is going to give them a run for their win.
Sligo Rovers vs. Saint Patrick’s Athletic Head to Head
The two sides Sligo Rovers and Saint Patrick’s Athletic have so far played 50 matches between them. Sligo Rovers has won 13 of the matches while losing 22 times to Saint Patrick’s Athletic. 15 of their encounters ended in a draw. Here is a look into the two sides’ 8 most recent matches and how the scores turned out:
- Saint Patrick’s Athletic 2-1 Sligo Rovers
- Sligo Rovers 0-1 Saint Patrick’s Athletic
- Sligo Rovers 1-2 Saint Patrick’s Athletic
- Saint Patrick’s Athletic 0-3 Sligo Rovers
- Saint Patrick’s Athletic 2-0 Sligo Rovers
- Sligo Rovers 0-0 Saint Patrick’s Athletic
- Sligo Rovers 1-1 Saint Patrick’s Athletic
- Saint Patrick’s Athletic1-1 Sligo Rovers
Sligo Rovers comes into the fixture without the services of Regan Donelon, John Dunleavy and Dante Leverock. The triple are all nursing various injuries. Mitchell Beeney has also lect the club after serving there for 2 seasons.
Saint Patrick’s Athletic
Michael Drennan will not play for Saint Patrick’s Athletic in their Saturday fixture as he is serving a red card suspension.
Prediction and Odds
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In their previous matches, the hosts seem to have been doing impressively well. Despite last week’s 4-0 upset, they are still up for the task. Here are our best bets for the outcome of the match:
- Sligo Rovers to win
- Under 2.5 goals on fulltime
- Scores in 2dn half