Matchday Guide: Linfield v Larne, Friday 26th February

Feb 25, 2021 | Archive

Matchday Guide

Tiernan Lynch’s men are back in action this Friday night with a top of the table clash against David Healy’s Linfield kicking off at 7:45pm at Windsor Park.

Tickets and Entry

Friday’s game will be played behind closed doors due to Covid-19 restrictions, however, the match has been selected for live television coverage by the BBC, allowing supporters to tune into the game and watch live.

Watch Live

Coverage of Friday’s game from Windsor Park will begin at 7:30pm on BBC 2 Northern Ireland in preparation for the big kick off at 7:45pm. Live updates of the game will also be available via the club’s official Twitter account.

The Opposition

Linfield come into Friday night’s game perched at the top of the table, three points ahead of the Inver Reds. The Blues arrive for the clash off the back of a disappointing last-minute defeat against arch-rivals Glentoran on Tuesday night and will be looking to obtain their first win in four games against the Invermen on Friday evening.

The Inver Reds

After the postponement of Tuesday’s game against Portadown, the Invermen come into the game with no fresh injury concerns. Josh Robinson continues to battle back from injury whilst Marty Donnelly is doubtful after breaking his hand in a previous fixture.

Last Time Out

Larne came out on top of Linfield the last time these two sides met back in December. After going behind in the first half, an excellent second half performance and goals from Graham Kelly, Marty Donnelly and Davy McDaid respectively ensured all three points for the Invermen.

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