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Match Centre

Premiership
Saturday 7 September 2019 (kick off: 3.00 PM)

Venue: The Oval

Attendance: 2874

Referee: Shane Andrews

Glentoran home-team
2 FT 1
away-team Larne
  •   Marcus Kane 74'
  •   Paul O'Neill 39'
  •   Jeff Hughes 33'
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Marcus Kane scored Glentoran's late winner ©Brian Little/INPHO

KANE WINNER MOVES GLENS UPTO THIRD

Glentoran moved into third spot in the Danske Bank Premiership with victory over Larne at The Oval.

The sides traded chances during the early exchanges. Sean Graham tested Glentoran keeper Marijan Antolovic with a 20-yard drive while, at the other end, Conor Mitchell was equally alert to deal with Hrvoje Plum's effort from distance before, a little later, tipping a free-kick from the same player over.

Larne moved in front on 34 minutes through Jeff Hughes who offered up a speculative 20-yard drive which deceived Antolovic on its way into the net.

But, five minutes later, Glentoran levelled courtesy of Paul O'Neill's back post finish after an Elvio van Overbeek lofted ball into the box wasn't cleared.

The visitors had a couple of chances to regain the lead around the hour when Martin Donnelly's low shot from the edge of the box was turned by Antolovic followed by Shane McEleney's flashed effort over from a corner before Fuad Sule also had a shot from inside the area.

However, what proved to be Glentoran's winner came with just over a quarter-of-an-hour remaining when Larne keeper Mitchell failed to hold onto a long throw allowing Marcus Kane to stab the loose ball over the line.

Glentoran: Antolovic, Kane, Peers, Herron, McDaid, McClean, Pepper, Crowe, O'Neill, Plum, van Overbeek subs Morris (not used), Frazer (replaced van Overbeek 64), Murray (replaced O'Neill 72), Stewart (not used), Smith (not used), Gordon (replaced Herron 81), Duric (not used)

Larne: Mitchell, Kelly, Watson, McEleney, Sule, Randall, McDaid, Graham, Cosgrove, Hughes, McMurray subs Pauley (not used), Ramsey (not used), Donnelly (replaced McMurray 52), Tilney (not used), Lynch (replaced Randall 52), McKendry (replaced Sule 90+1), Andrade (not used)

  • FULL TIME
    Glentoran   2 - 1 Larne
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Fuad Sule

    Larne

    90+1'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Conor McKendry

    Larne

    90+1'
  •  Yellow Card

    Darren Murray

    Unregistered Players

    82'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    John Herron

    Larne

    81'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Steven Gordon

    Carrick Rangers

    81'
  • GOAL

    Marcus Kane

    Glentoran

    74'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Paul O'Neill

    Glentoran

    72'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Darren Murray

    Unregistered Players

    72'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Elvio van Overbeek

    Unregistered Players

    64'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Jonathan Frazer

    Carrick Rangers

    64'
  •  Yellow Card

    Hrvoje Plum

    Glentoran

    59'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Mark Randall

    Larne

    52'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Jonathan McMurray

    Larne

    52'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Martin Donnelly

    Larne

    52'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Lee Lynch

    Larne

    52'
  • GOAL

    Paul O'Neill

    Glentoran

    39'
  •  Yellow Card

    Mark Randall

    Larne

    37'
  • GOAL

    Jeff Hughes

    Larne

    33'
  •  Yellow Card

    Albert Watson

    Larne

    18'

Glentoran

  • Marijan Antolović
  • Marcus Kane 74'
  • Gavin Peers
  • John Herron red substitution 81'
  • Robbie McDaid
  • Patrick McClean
  • Conor Pepper
  • Joe Crowe
  • Paul O'Neill red substitution 72' 39'
  • Hrvoje Plum 59'
  • Elvio van Overbeek red substitution 64'

Substitutes

  • Elliott Morris
  • Jonathan Frazer green substitution 64'
  • Darren Murray 82' green substitution 72'
  • Cameron Stewart
  • Malachy Smith
  • Steven Gordon green substitution 81'
  • Antonio Đurić

Larne

  • Conor Mitchell
  • Graham Kelly
  • Albert Watson 18'
  • Shane McEleney
  • Fuad Sule red substitution 90+1'
  • Mark Randall 37' red substitution 52'
  • David McDaid
  • Sean Graham
  • Tomas Cosgrove
  • Jeff Hughes 33'
  • Jonathan McMurray red substitution 52'

Substitutes

  • Chris Ramsey
  • Martin Donnelly green substitution 52'
  • Ben Tilney
  • Lee Lynch green substitution 52'
  • Pablo Cavalcante
  • McKenzie Pauley
  • Conor McKendry green substitution 90+1'

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Larne

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