Reds rout Sky Blues at Solitude

Cliftonville hammer Ballymena United 5-0 at Solitude as they close in on the Irish Premiership title.

Liam Boyce and Ronan Scannell scored first-half goals for the Reds with Stephen Garrett, Ciaran Caldwell and Boyce adding further strikes in the second period.

The result keeps Cliftonville 11 points clear of second-placed Crusaders.