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Match Centre

Premiership
Saturday 11 January 2020 (kick off: 3.00 PM)

Venue: Mourneview Park

Attendance: 540

Referee: Chris Morrison

Glenavon home-team
2 FT 2
away-team Institute
  •   Matthew Snoddy 81'
  •   Daniel Purkis 69'
  •   Joe McCready 13p'
  •   Alex Pomeroy 59'
football
Matthew Snoddy and Evan Tweed ©INPHO/Philip Magowan

NEW BOYS LEAD GLENAVON FIGHT BACK

Two Glenavon debutants bagged second half goals as the Lurgan Blues came from behind to salvage a point from Institute's visit to Mourneview Park.

Daniel Purkis, a new signing from East Belfast, and Crusaders loanee Matthew Snoddy helped wipe out 'Stute's two-goal advantage which came arguably against the run of play.

Glenavon started brightly with Purkis and another recent arrival, Dylan Davidson, having shots on goal during the opening exchanges.

However, Institute moved in front after just 13 minutes when Seamus Sharkey fouled Alex Pomeroy inside the box with Joe McCready confidently converting the subsequent spot-kick into the bottom corner.

Davidson thought he had levelled for Glenavon around ten minutes later but his volley from Sammy Clingan's cross was ruled out after he had strayed offside. Then, moments later, Greg Moorhouse sent a right-foot effort just wide from Josh Daniels' delivery.

The chances followed with Sharkey seeing a shot saved by Rory Brown, Moorhouse was off target from a Clingan free-kick, Daniel Larmour glanced a header wide and James Singleton's added time nod was turned over by defender Dean Curry.

Despite all this, Institute extended their advantage just before the hour through Alex Pomeroy after he got past Sharkey and Clingan to fire the visitors second goal past Johnny Tuffey.

Glenavon came close to pulling one back through a goalmouth scramble after Davidson curled a cross against an upright with Daniels and Larmour both seeing follow-up efforts blocked.

But, on 69 minutes, Gary Hamilton's side did reduce the gap after Purkis unleashed an emphatic volley past Brown after Caolan Marron had crossed from the right.

Then, with nine minutes remaining, the comeback was complete when Snoddy scrambled home the equaliser from point blank range after another Clingan set piece - a corner - wasn't cleared by the 'Stute defence.

Glenavon: Tuffey, Larmour, Marron, Daniels, Moorhouse, Clingan, Purkis, Snoddy, Singleton, Davidson, Sharkey subs Doyle (not used), Byrne (replaced Davidson 66), Harmon (not used), McCloskey (replaced Sharkey 75), Beggs (not used), Garrett (not used), Jenkins (replaced Moorhouse 71)

Institute: R. Brown, C. McLaughlin, D. Curry, G. Brown, McCready, Tweed, R. Morrow, Crown, Burke, Brogan, Pomeroy subs Wells (not used), Scoltock (not used), Obhakhan (replaced Pomeroy 61), B. McLaughlin (not used), McCauley (not used), Bradley (replaced Burke 69), Hume (replaced McCready 83)

  • FULL TIME
    Glenavon   2 - 2 Institute
  •  Yellow Card

    Oran Brogan

    Institute

    90+3'
  • GOAL

    Joe McCready

    Ballymena United

    13p'
  •  Yellow Card

    Conor McCloskey

    Glenavon

    89'
  •  Yellow Card

    Rory Brown

    Glentoran

    85'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Joe McCready

    Ballymena United

    83'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Robbie Hume

    Limavady United

    83'
  • GOAL

    Matthew Snoddy

    Glenavon

    81'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Seamus Sharkey

    Institute

    75'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Conor McCloskey

    Glenavon

    75'
  •  Yellow Card

    Ahu Obhakhan

    Institute

    72'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Gregory Moorhouse

    Glenavon

    71'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Jordan Jenkins

    Carrick Rangers

    71'
  • GOAL

    Daniel Purkis

    Glenavon

    69'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Cormac Burke

    Institute

    69'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Jack Bradley

    Institute

    69'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Dylan Davidson

    Unregistered Players

    66'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Conan Byrne

    Glenavon

    66'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Alex Pomeroy

    Institute

    61'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Ahu Obhakhan

    Institute

    61'
  • GOAL

    Alex Pomeroy

    Institute

    59'
  •  Yellow Card

    Colm McLaughlin

    Institute

    42'
  •  Yellow Card

    Dylan Davidson

    Unregistered Players

    31'
  •  Yellow Card

    Seamus Sharkey

    Institute

    12'

Glenavon

  • Jonathan Tuffey
  • Daniel Larmour
  • Caolan Marron
  • Josh Daniels
  • Matthew Snoddy 81'
  • Sammy Clingan
  • James Singleton
  • Seamus Sharkey 12' red substitution 75'
  • Gregory Moorhouse red substitution 71'
  • Daniel Purkis 69'
  • Dylan Davidson 31' red substitution 66'

Substitutes

  • Andrew Doyle
  • Aaron Harmon
  • Conor McCloskey 89' green substitution 75'
  • Kyle Beggs (1)
  • Robert Garrett
  • Jordan Jenkins green substitution 71'
  • Conan Byrne green substitution 66'

Institute

  • Rory Brown 85'
  • Ryan Morrow
  • Colm McLaughlin 42'
  • Dean Curry
  • Gareth Brown
  • Joe McCready red substitution 83' 13p'
  • Evan Tweed
  • Graham Crown
  • Cormac Burke red substitution 69'
  • Oran Brogan 90+3'
  • Alex Pomeroy red substitution 61' 59'

Substitutes

  • Paul Wells
  • Mark Scoltock
  • Brendan McLaughlin
  • Aidan McCauley
  • Jack Bradley green substitution 69'
  • Ahu Obhakhan 72' green substitution 61'
  • Robbie Hume green substitution 83'

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