Dungannon Swifts 1-4 Linfield

Linfield maintained their 100% league record by trouncing Dungannon Swifts.

Robert Garrett blasted the ball into the top right-hand corner in the 10th minute and Mark McAllister fired in from Damian Curran's corner after 37.

David Armstrong rolled the ball into the net for the third on 57 but Johnny Topley headed home from a corner to reduce the deficit in the 65th minute.

Substitute Rory Patterson completed the scoring with a cool finish in the final minute of the game.

McAllister laid the ball off for Garrett to break the deadlock and the striker then found the net himself after Swifts failed to clear Curran's corner.

McAllister had a further chance to score in the first half, while Philip Lowry hit the bar.

McAllister was again the provider for Armstrong to find the net and Daryl Fordyce saw his curling effort go just over the bar.

For Patterson, it was his first competitive goal for the league champions.

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