Bray – Bohemians SOCCER PICKS
Bray Wanderers and Bohemians meet at Carlisle Grounds, in a match for the 35th round of the Premier League. In the last head-to-head for this edition of the league, played on 03-03-2018, the Bohemians won at home against (2-1). The record of direct confrontations in this stadium is favorable to the visiting team, which in the last 7 matches won 5 and lost 2. Indeed, the last time these two teams met in this stadium was on 05-05-2018, in a match for the Premier League that ended with the victory of the Bohemians by (1-3). G. McCabe (45 ‘) scored the goals of the match, for Bray Wanderers, and D. Corcoran (7′), K. Ward (32 ‘) and E. Stokes (74’), for the Bohemians. Particular attention is required for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results at home and abroad.
After 4 wins, 3 draws and 26 losses, the home team is currently in the 10 th position of the league, with 15 points won. In the last match, they lost in an away match against Sligo Rovers by (2-1), after in the previous match they lost (0-2) at home, against Limerick. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 15 losses in away matches, with 5 goals scored and 49 conceded; against 4 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses at their stadium, with 14 goals scored and 27 suffered. For the league, Bray Wanderers won 11 points out of 30 possible points, after 3 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses in the last 10 home matches. The team has not been very strong defensively, since it has suffered goals in the last 10 games which it disputed in this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 11 of the last 16 matches for this competition have ended with Over 2,5 goals. This is a team that marks few times is first and only managed to open the scoring in 5 of its last 33 games for the Premier League, of these 5 came to rest in advantage in 1 and won at the end of the 90 ‘in 4. In 33 games in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 26 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 16 home matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have scored 5 of their 14 goals between minutes (61’-75 ‘).
The Bray Wanderers goes through a very negative period in the championship and at this moment registers 8 snubs followed in the championship, being the last one outside home, against Sligo, by 2-1. On this day, against the Bohemian, coach Gary Cronin must play in 4-3-3, privileging the middle or low block and counterattacks, thus exploring the space on the opponent’s back. Ronan Coughlan is one of the best Bray Wanderers markers, with 4 goals scored. Apparently, there are no absences to register for this meeting.
The away team is currently in the 6 th position of the league, with 43 points won, after 12 wins, 7 draws and 14 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in an away match against St Patrick’s, by (1-3). In the last match, they lost in a home match against Waterford United, by (1-3). This is a team that usually gets better results in away matches than at home, since in the last 30 matches they register 9 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses in away matches, with 27 goals scored and 13 conceded; against 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses at their stadium, with 22 goals scored and 19 conceded. The team comes to this match after a home victory with Sutton United by (4-3), in the shoot-out on penalties. For the league, Bohemians won 18 points out of 30 possible points, after 5 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses in the last 10 home matches. Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 33 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 21 times and only managed 4 comebacks.
In the last day of the Irish championship, the Bohemian team added a defeat at home against Waterford, by 1-3, but no longer lost to the competition had five games in a row. In this game away from home, coach Keith Long must keep the team in the usual tactical system, that is, the 4-2-3-1, benefiting possession of the ball and the paused attacks, however, in some moments of the game. game must privilege a direct soccer game. Dinny Corcoran is the great scorer of this formation, with 6 goals scored. For this game the visiting coach can count on all his players.