BBC Sport - Irish Premiership: Lowry strike gives Linfield victory over Ballinamallard United

Lowry strike gives Blues win over Mallards

Stephen Lowry smashes in a late winner as Linfield beat Ballinamallard 2-1 to cut the gap on leaders Crusaders to four points.

Ryan Curran’s long-range effort gave the Mallards the lead before Aaron Burns pulled Linfield level just after the half-time break.

Lowry’s stunning goal in the 85th minute gave the Belfast side a vital three points while Mallards player Johnny Lafferty was dismissed seconds after the final whistle.

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