How It Happened: Coleraine 1 Portadown 1

Adam Salley earned a point for Portadown with a spectacular striker to cancel out Stewart Nixon's opener for Coleraine, but the Ports man ended up seeing red for a challenge on Lyndon Kane.

Saturday, 6th February 2021, 6:14 pm
Updated Saturday, 6th February 2021, 6:16 pm
Adam Salley levelled for the Ports before before sent off late on

86: RED CARD - Salley sent off for a challenge on Kane

80: McCallum produces a great block tackle to deny Nixon another goal

77: Another slick passing move sees the ball end up with Lowry on the edge of the box, but his placed shot goes narrowly wide

73: GOAL - Lavery's cross finds Salley in the box and he lashed the ball in from 15 yards out

67: GOAL - Swift move down the right Nixon's cross was blocked but he latched on to the loose ball and lashed a left foot shot past Carney

64: Carson can only find the side netting after Lowry had a shot blocked from a tight angle

55: Neat passing move Lowry takes on the shot from the edge of the box, Carney gets down well to save

52: Salley tries his luck from distance but his effort goes wide

HALF TIME Coleraine 0 Portadown 0

44: Allen in on goal but Carney got enough on his attempted lob to allow Scannell to race back and hook the ball off the line

44: Ball drops to Canning in the box but he flashes a shot past the post

29: Bradley bends a free kick wide of the target

26: Finnegan reacts well to the loose ball in the box but Gallagher produces an excellent block with his leg to deny him

21: McCallum misplaces a pass which allows Bradley to run through on goal but he shoots over under pressure from Finnegan

18: First effort of the game from the visitors as Conaty tries his luck from distance but he drags his shot harmlessly wide

6: Clash of heads between Finnegan and Bradley both players able to carry on after receiving treatment

Coleraine: Gallagher, Kane, Canning, Lowry, Bradley (McLaughlin 34), Carson, McConaghie, Tweed, Glackin, Traynor, Allen.

Subs: Deane, Jarvis, Wilson, Parkhill, Nixon, Beverland.

Portadown: Carney, Hall, McCallum, Finnegan, McKeown, Lavery, Tipton, Salley, Conaty, Scannell, Tilney.

Subs: Buchanan, Murray, Croskery, Guy, Teggart, Kerr, Jordan.

Referee: Keith Kennedy