BBC Sport - Crusaders beat Bannsiders to stay top of Premiership

Crusaders beat Bannsiders to stay top

Premiership pacesetters Crusaders maintain a one-point lead over Linfield thanks to a thrilling 3-2 win over Coleraine at Seaview.

Jordan Owens and Paul Heatley (2) netted for the champions while the Coleraine goals came from James McLaughlin and Jamie McGonigle.

Crues boss Stephen Baxter said it was an "enthralling" performance from his side while Coleraine manager Oran Kearney reflected on his team's first defeat in 18 games.

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