SOCCER 10 POOL OF THE DAY
Monday 27 December
Wayne Rooney’s Derby County need a miracle in the second half of the Championship season to stave off relegation but can set the tone for a revival with home success over West Bromwich Albion today. More details at www.soccer6.co.za
M1 Doncaster Rovers vs Sunderland: After five losses in a row, Doncaster beat Shrewsbury last weekend to return to winning ways. Sunderland are up to third in League One.
M2 Ballymena vs Coleraine: Ballymena have lost their last three home games against Coleraine and sit three points behind them in the Northern Ireland league standings.
M3 Carrick Rangers vs Larne: Rangers are looking to arrest a run of five successive defeats. Larne have lost their past two matches to sip down to fifth in Northern Ireland.
M4 Cliftonville vs Crusaders: Cliftonville are just one point off the top of the standings in the Northern Ireland league. Crusaders have one point from their previous three away games.
M5 Derby County vs West Bromwich Albion With all their penalty points, Derby remain firmly bottom of the Championship. West Brom are chasing promotion and gone five games without defeat
M6 Linfield vs Glentoran: Leaders Linfield are three points above third placed Glentoran in the Northern Ireland league. Linfield won 2-0 away at Glentoran in their last meeting in September.
M7 Portadown vs Glenavon: Second from bottom Portadown have won only one of their five previous home games against Glenavon.
M8 Warrenpoint Town vs Dungannon Swifts: Warrenpoint have not won any of their past six games and sit bottom of the Northern Ireland league table. Dungannon have won twice in their past 12 fixtures.
M9 Konyaspor vs Besiktas: Three successive league wins has Konyaspor up to second spot in the Turkish top flight. Konyaspor have won only four of 24 previous visits by Besiktas.
M10 Queens Park Rangers vs AFC Bournemouth: QPR are playing their first game in three weeks because of COVID cancellations. Bournemouth are second in the Championship but without a victory in their last six games.
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