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Match Centre

Premiership
Saturday 21 September 2019 (kick off: 3.00 PM)

Venue: The Oval

Attendance: 1447

Referee: Tony Clarke

Glentoran home-team
2 FT 1
away-team Warrenpoint Town
  •   Patrick McClean 90'
  •   Hrvoje Plum 5'
  •   Alan O'Sullivan 69'
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Hrvoje Plum opened the scoring for Glentoran ©INPHO/Brian Little

PLUM AND MCCLEAN HIT THE TARGET FOR GLENS

Hrvoje Plum and Patrick McClean found the net as Glentoran defeated Warrenpoint Town at The Oval.

Plum fired the Glens in front as early as the fifth minute with a stunning 25-yard free-kick before, not long after, Elvio van Overbeek almost made it 2-0 with an effort just past the post swiftly followed by another shot just inside the area which was kept out by keeper Evan Moran.

The chances continued with van Overbeek again threatening with a ball over the top while Moran was called into action again to deny Paul O'Neill from ten yards.

Then, not long after the half-hour mark, van Overbeek teed up Connor Pepper but his effort came back off the inside of the post before being cleared and, before the break, John Herron found O'Neill but his effort finished up on the roof of the net.

Warrenpoint looked a better proposition in the second half, testing Marijan Antolović early on through Ciaran O'Connor's curling attempt with James Prendergast then having a free header at the back post go over.

And 'Point did indeed level when, on 68 minutes, Alan O'Sullivan got in between Steven Gordon and McClean to slide the ball into the net from Emmett Bennett's delivery.

However, just as it looked like Stephen McDonnell's side were about to earn their first point of the season up popped McClean in the 90th minute to nod the ball over the line despite Moran getting a hand to it.

Glentoran: Antolovic, Kane, Heron, McDaid, McClean, Pepper, Crowe, Gordon, O'Neill, Plum, van Overbeek subs Morris (not used), Garrett (not used), Gallagher (replaced O'Neill 66), Murray (replaced Crowe 54), Stewart (replaced Herron 86), Smith (not used), Duric (not used)

Warrenpoint Town: Moran, White, Bennett, Reilly, O'Sullivan, Lynch, Watters, Scannell, O'Connor, Wallace, Donnelly subs Byrne (not used), Smith (not used), Doyle (replaced Donnelly 24), Prendergast (replaced O'Connor 61), O'Kane (not used)

  • FULL TIME
    Glentoran   2 - 1 Warrenpoint Town
  • GOAL

    Patrick McClean

    Glentoran

    90'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    John Herron

    Larne

    86'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Cameron Stewart

    Glentoran

    86'
  •  Yellow Card

    Eamon Scannell

    Warrenpoint Town

    73'
  • GOAL

    Alan O'Sullivan

    Warrenpoint Town

    69'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Paul O'Neill

    Glentoran

    66'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Chris Gallagher

    Glentoran

    66'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Ciaran O'Connor

    Glentoran

    61'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    James Prendergast

    Warrenpoint Town

    61'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Joe Crowe

    Glentoran

    54'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Darren Murray

    Carrick Rangers

    54'
  • GOAL

    Hrvoje Plum

    Glentoran

    5'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Philip Donnelly

    Warrenpoint Town

    24'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Brandon Doyle

    Warrenpoint Town

    24'

Glentoran

  • Marijan Antolović
  • Marcus Kane
  • John Herron red substitution 86'
  • Robbie McDaid
  • Patrick McClean 90'
  • Conor Pepper
  • Joe Crowe red substitution 54'
  • Steven Gordon
  • Paul O'Neill red substitution 66'
  • Hrvoje Plum 5'
  • Elvio van Overbeek

Substitutes

  • Elliott Morris
  • William Garrett
  • Chris Gallagher green substitution 66'
  • Darren Murray green substitution 54'
  • Cameron Stewart green substitution 86'
  • Malachy Smith
  • Antonio Đurić

Warrenpoint Town

  • Evan Moran
  • Evan White
  • Emmet Bennett
  • Anton Reilly
  • Alan O'Sullivan 69'
  • Matthew Lynch
  • Deane Watters
  • Eamon Scannell 73'
  • Ciaran O'Connor red substitution 61'
  • Danny Wallace
  • Philip Donnelly red substitution 24'

Substitutes

  • Mark Byrne
  • Gavin Smith
  • Brandon Doyle green substitution 24'
  • James Prendergast green substitution 61'
  • Ryan O'Kane

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