If you looked at the betting, you would think this would be a case of one-way traffic for Dundalk.
However, Waterford have been in okay form since the restart with John Sheridan taking over the reigns at the club. They won their first league game after lockdown away at Shelbourne and then drew with Cork City at the RSC.
They’ve picked up four points from six available and by no means will they make this easy for The Lilywhites. However, Dundalk know they must get back to winning ways to stand any chance of retaining their title.
The champions have fallen eight points behind Shamrock Rovers, so their need is greater in this game and I fancy Dundalk to win here. I can also see them grabbing a few goals in this one, while keeping a clean sheet, and a 2-0 home victory seems about right in this one.
While on paper this is a battle between two of the teams around the basement of the league, Sligo are in good form heading down to Turners Cross.
Sligo have picked up two league successes over Derry and Shelbourne since they came back, so they have put their terrible form at the start of the season behind them.
Cork City are in real trouble though, they’re struggling to keep the goals out and have let in 12 of them in their seven league matches to date. City have only scored once all season, which is really disappointing, and they are bottom of the table for that reason.
I reckon Sligo Rovers will continue their good form here and pick up another victory on the road at the expense of a beleaguered Cork City.
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