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    Glentoran 3-1 Ballymena

    It's all over at the Oval. Second-half goals by Hrvoje Plum, Robbie McDaid and Marcus Kane secure three points for Glentoran having fallen behind to Cathair Friel's opener in first-half stoppage time.

  2. GOAL

    Glentoran 3-1 Ballymena

    Marcus Kane's header surely seals the points for the Glens!

  3. GOAL

    Glentoran 2-1 Ballymena

    Robbie McDaid turns the game on its head with a close-range header!

  4. GOAL

    Glentoran 1-1 Ballymena

    Hrvoje Plum brings the hosts level with a fine strike after some fine work by Robbie McDaid.


    Glentoran 0-1 Ballymena

    Friel's goal is the last action of the half as the irate Glentoran players storm down the tunnel.

  6. GOAL

    Glentoran 0-1 Ballymena


    Cathair Friel opens the scoring for Ballymena United from the penalty spot, but it's a hugely contentious goal.

    Jude Winchester wins the penalty after being fouled by Conor Pepper.

    Friel steps up, but it's a weak penalty which is easily saved by Antolovic. The rebound comes back to the Sky Blues striker, who makes a hash of his rebound as the Glens 'keeper gets across to palm the ball away.

    However, referee Tim Marshall awards a goal having adjudged that the ball crossed the line before Antolovic made the save.

    A hugely dramatic end to what's been a dull first half.

  7. Team news

    Glentoran 0-0 Ballymena

    Glentoran: Antolovic, Kane, Peers, Gallagher, McDaid, McClean, Pepper, Crowe, O'Neill, Plum, Van Overbeek

    Subs: Morris, Frazer, Herron, Murray, Stewart, Nasseri, Gordon

    Ballymena United: Glendinning, Addis, Harpur, Friel, McCullough, Burns, McGrory, Winchester, Ervin, Millar, Kelly

    Subs: Williamson, Mayse, McGinty, Kane, Carville, Balmer, Lavery

    Glentoran v Ballymena
    Image caption: Glentoran v Ballymena