Bray vs Sligo Rovers
League: League of Ireland Regular Season
Date: Sunday, 26th May 2017
Time: Kick off at 19:45
Venue: Carlisle Grounds
Bray Wanderers and Sligo Rovers face off in Carlisle Grounds in a match for the 16th round of the Premier League. Sligo Rovers won at home for (3-2) the last time they faced in this edition of the league, in 18-03-2017. The history of direct matches played in this stadium is favorable to the home team, who in the last 7 games won 4, tied 2 and lost 1. Indeed, the last time these two teams played a game in this stadium in 17 -09-2016, for the Premier League, the Bray Wanderers won by (4-0). G. Pender (15 ‘), D. Noone (42’), A. Lewis (77 ‘) and S. Harding (90′) scored Bray Wanderers’ goals. The Sligo Rovers presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor, so in this game the home factor can be decisive.
The home team is currently in 3rd place with 26 points, after 8 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses. In the penultimate game, lost at home against the Bohemians by (1-2). In the last match, tied outside Drogheda United by (0-0). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, presents similar results at home and abroad, since in the last 30 games has recorded 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses, with 25 goals scored and 16 suffered; Against 10 wins, 3 draws and 2 defeats in his stadium, with 32 goals scored and 17 suffered. For the championship, the Bray Wanderers won 13 points in 21 chances, after 4 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses in the last 7 games played in his stadium. His defense has not been very solid, having suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 games, but his attack has marked regularly, as he scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition.
The Bray arrive at this party little motivated, after a tie like visitor without goals against Drogheda. Like his rival in this game, the home team is expected to choose to play in a 4-3-3, with Connolly, Greene and Marks in the three most offensive positions. So, playing at home, Bray is expected to adopt a more offensive strategy, as he has a higher quality template.
Sligo Rovers :
After 3 wins, 5 draws and 7 losses, the visiting team is currently in 11th place with 14 points. In his last game, he lost to Cork City at home for (1-2), after in the previous game he tied it out in a match against St Patrick’s by (1-1). This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 2 wins, 4 draws and 9 defeats as a visitor, with 14 goals scored and 28 conceded; Against 6 wins, 6 draws and 3 defeats in his stadium, with 20 goals scored and 13 suffered. In his last 8 games as a visitor to the championship, Sligo Rovers recorded 3 draws and 5 losses, so he won 3 points in 24 chances.
For this competition, did not win any of the last 8 games as a visitor. In their home games there are some frequent results: to rest 0-0 (4 in 8 matches) and at the end of the match 1-1 (3 in 8 matches). The team conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games, so it has not shown great defensive solidity, but its attack has marked regularly, since it scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 15 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 8 times and only achieved 1 comeback. In the last 14 matches at home for all competitions there is 1 period in the spotlight: he scored 4 of his 11 goals in the minutes (31′-45 ‘).
Sligo arrive at this party with little motivation, after a home defeat by 1-2, in the reception at Cork: Sligo was ahead, but in the second half conceded the goals of defeat. The best scorer of the visitors is midfielder Sadlier, with 7 goals scored. Thus, it is possible to infer the difficulty of the team at the time of the completion of goal opportunities. The visiting team usually plays in a 5-3-2 and the most advanced players must be Ayunga and Martin.
Bray vs Sligo Rovers Head to Head [H2H]:
18.03.17 PD Sligo Rovers Bray 3 : 2
17.09.16 PD Bray Sligo Rovers 4 : 0
24.06.16 PD Sligo Rovers Bray 0 : 0
26.03.16 PD Bray Sligo Rovers 4 : 0
26.09.15 PD Sligo Rovers Bray 3 : 2
Sligo Rovers have conceded 1 or more goals in their last 9 away Premier League games in a row
Bray Wanderers have kept a clean sheet in their last 3 home matches against Sligo Rovers in Premier League
Bray Wanderers are scoring an average of 2 goals in their Premier League games
Bray Wanderers have scored an average of 2 goals in their home league games
Sligo Rovers have conceded an average of 1.8 goals in their league games
Sligo Rovers are conceding an average of 2.13 goals in away Premier League matches
Bray Wanderers have scored at least two goals in 19 of their last 28 Premier League games
There have been over 2.5 goals scored in 17 of Bray Wanderers’s last 22 league games
There have been over 2.5 goals in 10 of Bray Wanderers’s last 13 home Premier League games
Bray Wanderers have scored at least two goals in 9 of their last 13 home Premier League games
Bray Wanderers have kept a clean sheet in 6 of their last 7 home matches against Sligo Rovers in Premier League
Bray Wanderers have managed to keep a clean sheet against Sligo Rovers in 4 of their last 6 league games
Over 2.5 Goals.