Causeway Chronicle

Coleraine home to Carrick this weekend

It’s a crucial game for Coleraine tomorrow afternoon.

The Bannsiders take on one of their challengers for a Top Six place.

Coleraine come into this fixture on the back of five league defeats in a row, conceding 17 goals.
Coleraine have won of their last 10 league games.

The Bannsiders have lost five of their 12 home league games this season – they only lost four at home in the whole of last season from 19 games.
They have only previously lost nine of their last 39 at home, over the two previous seasons.
Coleraine have scored first in seven of their 25 league games this season, the joint lowest in the league.

Coleraine have also scored first, twice in their 12 home league games, the lowest in the league.
Coleraine have conceded first 16 times in their 25 home league games – third highest in the league behind Carrick Rangers and Newry City.

Coleraine have conceded 10 goals in the first 20 minutes of league games this season – the second highest total.
There are eight league games left until the split
Coleraine have five at home and three away – four against current top six teams and four against bottom six.

Last time out Coleraine 1 Carrick 1 (25/11/23)
The draw in the previous fixture was the first time Carrick had picked up any points in their last 11 trips to the Coleraine Showgrounds – Coleraine winning the last 10 in a row in the league
previous to that.

Oran Kearney has managed 24 times against Carrick, winning 19, drawing two and only losing three.

Michael Anderson

Michael Anderson