Drogheda Utd vs Sligo Rovers Preview 03/09/2021
On Friday night, Drogheda United host Sligo Rovers at United Park, as the visitors look to end a poor run of form in the Irish Premier Division.
Drogheda are sixth-place in the Irish top-flight table after an inconsistent campaign so far. Their recent league form has not been great, as they have lost four of their last five matches in the Irish Premier Division.
Full-time: Sligo Rovers 1-2 Derry City
Boyce’s late goal proves the difference in the game. Rovers were on top for large portions but fall to defeat in the closing minutes. pic.twitter.com/ZDy0X1NCv0
— Sligo Rovers (@sligorovers) August 21, 2021
A 2-1 win at struggling Dundalk last time out ended a four-game losing streak, though.
United’s recent form on home soil in the Irish top-flight has been part of the problem, as they head into this game on the back of four defeats in their last five league matches on home soil.
A lack of clean sheets has contributed to those poor results, as they have failed to keep a clean sheet in 11 home games in the Irish Premier Division.
Sligo Rovers are currently third-place in the Irish top-flight table, occupying the last European qualification berth for next season. However, Rovers head into this game on the back of a four-game losing streak in the Premier Division.
A 2-1 home defeat by Derry City last time out ended a run of low-scoring games for the visitors, as their previous four league matches had all produced under 2.5 goals.
A lack of goals has been Sligo’s recent problem, as they have failed to score in three of their last four matches in the Irish Premier Division.
The visitors have been poor on their travels of late in the Irish top-flight, winning just one of their last five away games, while suffering three defeats in the process.
The recent encounters between these two teams have been close, as four of their last five meetings have finished all square. However, PlusBet.net predicts that Sligo will come out on top in a low-scoring encounter.
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