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Match Centre

Premiership
Saturday 18 January 2020 (kick off: 3.00 PM)

Venue: Brandywell Stadium

Attendance: 612

Referee: Robert Hennessy

Institute home-team
0 FT 2
away-team Glentoran
  •   Navid Nasseri 20'
  •   Keith Cowan 42'
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Navid Nasseri gets ahead of Graham Crown ©INPHO/Lorcan Doherty

FIRST HALF GOALS SEND GLENS BACK TO THE TOP

Glentoran are back on top of the Danske Bank Premiership following a two-goal defeat of Institute at the Brandywell.

After a quiet opening it was Institute that came closest to breaking the deadlock when Gareth Brown held off Caolan Marron to find Aidan McCauley but his effort was snuffed out by keeper Marijan Antolovic.

But moments later Glentoran were in front. Elvio van Overbeek sent over a cross which Navid Nasseri collected before cutting onto his right foot and sending a powerful finish past Rory Brown.

That was how it stayed until the 42nd minute when new signing Keith Cowan marked his debut with a goal, a tap into the unguarded net after Hrvoje Plum's free-kick was only only parried by keeper Brown into his path.

Looking to put the game to bed, Robbie McDaid and Nasseri had chances early in the second half but both failed to find the target.

'Stute substitute Ahu Obhakhan might have pulled one back just before the hour but miskicked at the crucial moments after Alex Pomeroy had found him with a ball across the box.

Marcus Kane had one late chance for the Glens, only to find the side netting from a Plum free-kick which Brown made a save from a McDaid header.

Institute: R. Brown, R. Morrow, D. Curry, C. McLaughlin, G. Brown, McCready, McCauley, Tweed, Crown, Brogan, Pomeroy subs Wells (not used), Obhakhan (replaced McCready 59), B. McLaughlin (not used), Burke (replaced Tweed 74), Bradley (not used), Hume (not used), Carty (replaced McCauley 68)

Glentoran: Antolovic, Garrett, Kane, Gallagher, McDaid, Nasseri, Plum, Cowan, van Overbeek, Mitchell, Marron subs Morris (not used), Frazer (not used), Herron (not used), McClean (not used), Pepper (not used), O’Neill (replaced van Overbeek 68), O’Connor (replaced Nasseri 70)

  • FULL TIME
    Institute   0 - 2 Glentoran
  •  Yellow Card

    Robbie McDaid

    Glentoran

    87'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Evan Tweed

    Institute

    74'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Cormac Burke

    Institute

    74'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Navid Nasseri

    Glentoran

    70'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Ciaran O'Connor

    Glentoran

    70'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Elvio van Overbeek

    Glentoran

    68'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Paul O'Neill

    Glentoran

    68'
  •  Yellow Card

    Oran Brogan

    Institute

    60'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Joe McCready

    Ballymena United

    59'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Ahu Obhakhan

    Institute

    59'
  •  Yellow Card

    Keith Cowan

    Glentoran

    53'
  • GOAL

    Keith Cowan

    Glentoran

    42'
  • GOAL

    Navid Nasseri

    Glentoran

    20'

Institute

  • Rory Brown
  • Ryan Morrow
  • Colm McLaughlin
  • Dean Curry
  • Gareth Brown
  • Joe McCready red substitution 59'
  • Aidan McCauley
  • Evan Tweed red substitution 74'
  • Graham Crown
  • Oran Brogan 60'
  • Alex Pomeroy

Substitutes

  • Paul Wells
  • Ahu Obhakhan green substitution 59'
  • Brendan McLaughlin
  • Cormac Burke green substitution 74'
  • Jack Bradley
  • Robbie Hume
  • David Carty

Glentoran

  • Marijan Antolović
  • William Garrett
  • Marcus Kane
  • Chris Gallagher
  • Robbie McDaid 87'
  • Navid Nasseri red substitution 70' 20'
  • Hrvoje Plum
  • Keith Cowan 53' 42'
  • Elvio van Overbeek red substitution 68'
  • Andrew Mitchell
  • Caolan Marron

Substitutes

  • Elliott Morris
  • Jonathan Frazer
  • John Herron
  • Patrick McClean
  • Conor Pepper
  • Paul O'Neill green substitution 68'
  • Ciaran O'Connor green substitution 70'

Institute

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Glentoran

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