Bohemians and St. Patrick’s meet today starting at 21:45 on Dalymount Park in Dublin in a new city derby in the 15th round of the first Irish league football.
Chasing the hosts in the final period is not very bright. Bohemians managed just three draws in the last five rounds, due to which the results came in ninth place, with 13 points. In five of the last six games Aaron Callaghan’s students have scored, but have been empty. The only exception was the failure suffered after 17 days at UC Dublin fellow-citizen. In the previous round Bohemians managed to equalize in injury time at Shamrock Rovers game. Bohemians has today taken a rematch in front of their fans after ace has lost four of the last five games played at home. But one difficult opponent will be St. Patrick’s.
Heavy hosts Captain Owen is out, like Conor O’Brien and Keith Buckley, the latter being suspended. In contrast to the last game will come back Stephen Traynor.
“Saints’ fight for the title this season, being in second place with 30 points, as many as has the leader Sligo Rovers but with a game more played. Last week St. Patrick’s won easily on land Shelbourne last positioned team, Forrester Fagan with a double and scoring goals victory. it was the second consecutive game in which Brendan Clarke manages to keep perforated gate. After suffering the first and only failure this season, 0: 3 Shamrock Rovers, St. Patrick’s won all six games played away, receiving a single goal throughout the series ” green ”.
After the technician returned and Anton’s Flood St. Patrick’s has all the lot available for the derby Dalymount.
The two teams met already this season, at the end of April. Then at home, St. Patrick’s failed to pass Bohemians, match ending a draw 1: 1. In previous visit Dalymount Park ‘saints’ have won 3: 2. In 2009 they lost last time the arena of the Bohemians, getting two wins in six games that have taken place since then.