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Friday 13th – unlucky for some!

mColeraine will be hoping it’s not a horror show when they hit the road to Newry.

Ahead of the Friday 13th clash, here’s Irish League Statsman with some tasty stats in his latest column.

Last time out v Newry

16/09/23 Coleraine 3 Newry 1 (Coleraine Showgrounds)

.  Newry are only 1 of 2 teams (Ballymena) not to get a home league win this season (Drew 1 lost 4)

·   Newry’s last league win at home was 04/12/22, a 3-0 win against Portadown. 

They are now winless in their last 15 home league games – 3 draws, 12 defeats . 

.   Coleraine have only won 2 of their last 11 away league fixtures (lost 7 drew 2) scoring 10 and conceding 25

Last time out v Newry away  

10/01/23 Newry 1 Coleraine 2 (Newry Showgrounds)

 ·  Coleraine have conceded the most league goals this season out of any team in the first 15 minutes of games (6) which is 23% of the whole league total (26)

·  Coleraine have scored 5 goals in the first half of league games and 11 in the second half

·   The Bannsiders have conceded 9 goals in the first half of league games and 12 in the second period.

·  There has only been two scoreless draws in the 66 league games this season (Coleraine v Larne being one of them) the other was Glentoran v Dungannon

·  Ballymena (18) have conceded less goals than Coleraine in the league this season (21)

·   Coleraine have scored first twice in their 11 league games this season, winning one and drawing one.

·  Oran Kearney’s side have picked up the most points from losing positions in the league this season (12) coming from goals down to beat Ballymena, Loughgall, Glentoran and Glenavon

·Only three teams have been losing a league game at half time and went on to win…Coleraine being one of them – away to Glentoran.

Since the start of the 21/22 season, Coleraine have played 87 League games. Here is the record:

Home

Played 43

Won 24

Drew 10

Lost 9

Away

Played 44

Won 13

Drew 9

Lost 22

Total against the top 6

Played 45

Won 9

Drew 13

Lost 23

Home against the top 6

Played 21

Won 6

Drew 8

Lost 7

Away against the top 6

Played 24

Won 3

Drew 5

Lost 16

Total against the bottom 6

Played 42

Won 28

Drew 6

Lost 8

Home against the bottom 6

Played 22

Won 18

Drew 2

Lost 2

Away against the bottom 6

Played 20

Won 10

Drew 4

Lost 6

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Maurice Bradley