HOW IT HAPPENED: Glenavon 0 Linfield 0

It was honours even at Mourneview Park as Glenavon and Linfield suffered a red card apiece on the way to picking up a point apiece.

Saturday, 25th September 2021, 4:57 pm
Updated Saturday, 25th September 2021, 4:58 pm
Action from today's Danske Bank Premiership meeting at Mourneview Park between Glenavon and Linfield.

F-T: Glenavon 0 Linfield 0

92: Brown gets behind a powerful Mulgrew drive and the rebound falls for Green but he is unable to fire off a shot

87: Glenavon defend a dangerous Linfield free-kick then counter-attack with McCloskey finding Beggs in the box but his shot from a tight angle is saved at the near post by Johns

81: Rare break by Glenavon ends in a low Fitzpatrick cross off Snoddy's pass but Johns is down to gather

80: SUBS (Glenavon) - Beggs on for Waterworth

76: Callacher header deflected just over the bar off a Millar corner-kick as Linfield continue to build pressure, especially off a string of set-pieces

70: SUBS (Linfield) - Fallon on for Shields and Chadwick on for Stewart

65: The balance has shifted in Linfield's favour since the two red cards and Millar - one of three changes made together by the Blues - fires a volley goalwards off Clarke's cross but Brown is behind the attempt

58: SUBS (Linfield) - Millar on for Salam, Mulgrew on for Palmer, Green on for Donnelly

50: RED (Glenavon) - Doyle

50: RED (Linfield) - Manzinga

A straight red card apiece by referee Andrew Davey following an incident in the far corner in front of referee's assistant Ryan Kelsey

H-T: Glenavon 0 Linfield 0

46: Manzinga with Linfield's first shot on target - a long-range strike off a free-kick but Brown comfortable

42: YELLOW (Glenavon) - McCloskey

35: YELLOW (Linfield) - Palmer

16: A Brown upfield kick is flicked on by Waterworth into space but Johns is behind Snoddy's half-volley shot on the run

12: Waterworth hooks the ball goalwards from the edge of the box but the effort lacks the power to trouble Johns

8: Positive start by Glenavon against Linfield and the first sight of goal as O'Connor's free-kick is met by Haughey but the header drifts just past the post

4: YELLOW (Glenavon) - Doyle

GLENAVON: Brown, Haughey, A.Doyle, Waterworth, O'Connor, Snoddy, McCloskey, FItzpatrick, Wallace, Garrett, Ward.

Subs: Stafford, Hall, Beggs, Harmon, Doran, Hunter, J.Doyle.

LINFIELD: Johns, Newberry, Shields, Callacher, Hume, Manzinga, Stewart, M.Clarke, Donnelly, Salam, Palmer.

Subs: Walsh, Roscoe-Byrne, Millar, Fallon, Mulgrew, Chadwick, Green.

Referee: Andrew Davey.