Cork City vs Sligo Rovers Prediction 18 August 2017
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Cork City vs Sligo Rovers Prediction 18 August 2017

Tournament: League of Ireland Premier Division
Location: Turners Cross
Match date: 18.08.2017 at 19:30

On August 18 2017 at 19:30 in the 26th game of the League of Ireland Premier Division at the Turners Cross Stadium the local Cork City will play against Sligo Rovers.

There are 8 matches left to play in the Irish national elite division and Cork City are still the leaders of the championship. The victory against Droeda United 0:1 got Cork City to their winning series. Before that Cork City lost to Bohemians 0:1 on July 31 and that was their first loss in the current season. Cork City are now 17 points above their closest rivals and they also have one more match to play.

As for Sligo rover, the current season is already a big failure for them. They hardly ever win and, in fact, they only won four times in their games already played. These poor results immediately effected the position of the team in the standings. Today, after 26 matches played in the current season of the Irish national elite division Sligo have 25 points gained and take the 11th, one before last, place in the standings.

Cork city are the absolute favorites of the upcoming game. They also won most of the matches played against Sligo Rovers. The teams have already met each other twice in the current season and Cork won both of these games with the same 2:1 score.