The Irish League resumes on Friday night with two major games played for decision. We have news from the team and bets below. The games will now be available to stream on the new WatchLOI.ie platform and the first game to be broadcasted there is Derry City vs. Sligo Rovers at 5:45 pm. Let's get closer to Derry City vs. Sligo Rovers first.
Derry City vs. Sligo Rovers, Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium, Friday, 5:45 PM
Both sides are closer to the bottom of the table than to the top. Derry is currently in seventh place, with 4 points from 7 games, while Sligo Rovers is in 10th position, having not yet won a match. There have been some changes in Derry, with players like Tim Nilsen and Jamie McDonagh going out to new pastures. Derry returned to training four weeks before Sligo, which would certainly help.
Derry has players like Jake Dunwoody, Joe Thomson, Adam Hammill, James Akintunde and Ibrahim Meite, who joined the team. Meanwhile, Darren Cole has since returned from a knee cruciate ligament injury. Looking at Sligo Rovers, Ronan Murray and Lewis Banks are back and available for selection. It is also reported that John Dunleavy corresponds to the adjustment. Junior Ogedi Uzokwe has received a work permit and is also available. He will not be able to participate in Friday's game due to the quarantine.
Derlan City manager Declan Devine Speaking to the club's website, he said: “This league is competitive enough, as it only has ten teams, but everyone seems to be on the team. front foot immediately, as there will not be much time to recover the lost ground ".
Liam Buckley manager of Sligo Rovers talking to club website said: "When the players returned to training, they were in good condition and have worked hard in the past few weeks." It was not ideal to have the short training period and lose boys who were quarantined. There is an imbalance in the league in this. But this is the situation and we have to make the best of what we have.
Derry is a clear favorite to win this game on 8/11. Sligo is 7/2 to get their first win. For me, a 2 x 1 victory for Derry in 6/1 is the selection.
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