Dungannon Swifts 1-2 Crusaders

Matt Hazley's thumping second-half strike helped Crusaders edge out struggling Dungannon in the Premiership clash at Stangmore Park.

Matthew Snoddy struck the visitors ahead on 17 minutes after a Jordan Owens flick-on.

Sean Friars hit the Crusaders woodwork but he did level on 22 after great work by 15-year-old Liam Donnelly.

Hazley blasted in the winner on 55 minutes and the Crues had Declan Caddell sent-off late on.

Caddell picked up a second yellow card for an elbowing offence on Friars.

The match was halted for about 15 minutes late in the game because of a floodlight failure, but action resumed when the fault was fixed.

Crusaders are 10 points behind leaders Linfield in fifth place in the table while Dungannon remain 10th - only two points ahead of bottom club Glenavon.

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