Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers are well-known competitors for the Irish championship. True, the hosts are not very successful this season. What to expect from their confrontation on September 27? – the answer is in our forecast.
The start of the season for Dundalk was extremely unsuccessful in the domestic championship. The team, after ten played rounds, has 17 points in its assets. Lagging behind the leader – Shamrock Rovers – is fifteen points, although there are still two games left.
From the good news for Filippo Giovagnolli’s wards, one can single out reaching the final of the Europa League qualification. In the previous rounds, they managed to beat Inter Esculdes (1: 0) and Sheriff (2: 1) in extra time.
Stephen Bradley’s charges are doing just fine in the regular season. The team played twelve matches, scoring ten victories in them. In addition, the Dublin team has never lost in the Irish Championship.
Shamrock Rovers failed to make it to the Europa League group stage . Having beaten Ilves (3: 2), the team lost to Milan (0: 2), completing their way in European competition.
The teams have met six times over the past two seasons. Three wins on the account of Dundalk, two matches ended in a draw and once was stronger than Shamrock Rovers
Dundalk are unbeaten at home in their last six games
Dundalk have won their last four matches
02/28/20 Shamrock Rovers Dundalk 3: 2
03.11.19 Dundalk Shamrock Rovers 3: 5
09/23/19 Dundalk Shamrock Rovers 3: 2
06/28/19 Shamrock Rovers Dundalk 0: 1
04/26/19 Dundalk Shamrock Rovers 2: 1
03/01/19 Shamrock Rovers Dundalk 0: 0
08/28/18 Dundalk Shamrock Rovers 12
06/01/18 Shamrock Rovers Dundalk 2: 5
04/06/18 Dundalk Shamrock Rovers 2: 1
02/23/18 Shamrock Rovers Dundalk 0: 0
For the hosts, this fight is of utmost importance. If we count on lost points, then Filippo Giovagnolli’s charges are nine points behind Shamrock Rovers. In case of defeat in the upcoming fight, the gap will increase to twelve points.
Dundalk played very well last season against their perennial rival in the Irish Championship. We believe that the hosts will be able to give the guests a fight with the support of the fans and at least not lose.
Our forecast – “Dundalk” will not lose and we bet on this on the line of BC Vinline with a coefficient of 2.17.