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Preview: Drogheda vs UCD

Kick-off: 7.45pm, United Park, Saturday 15th OctoberSSE-Airtricity-League

Following last week's terrific 3-2 victory over Shelbourne, we face a crucial SSE Airtricity First Division game against Drogheda United on Saturday. Ryan Swan secured the three points last week with a last gasp winner to cap a brilliant victory in a thrilling game. Collie O'Neill's side head into Saturday's game knowing that only a win is likely to be enough to secure our playoff place with Cobh Ramblers facing Athlone Town. Heading into the game Collie knows his side face a tough challenge against a strong side, however he is pleased that at least it is in his side's hands.

"It's in our hands, we know exactly what we have to do and at least we aren't looking over our shoulder and hoping for other results to go our way."

"These are the type of games everyone wants to be involved in, but it will come down to the players desire to pull up their sleeves and grind out the result we need. With the quality of the players we have I am confident that is exactly what they are going to do and get the win needed to secure our playoff place."

Collie has a full squad available for Saturday's game, with no players missing through injury or suspension.

Injured: None
Doubtful: None
Suspended: None

Last 5 results this season:

9/9: UCD AFC 0 – 1 Dundalk FC
16/9: UCD AFC 0 – 2 Cobh Ramblers
23/9: Athlone Town 1 – 1 UCD AFC
30/9: Waterford United 1 – 8 UCD AFC
7/10: UCD AFC 3 – 2 Shelbourne

This season's top scorers (all competitions):

16 – Gary O'Neill
9 – Kieran Marty Waters
8 – Ryan Swan
7 – Georgie Kelly
6 – Maxi Kouogun
5 – Greg Sloggett
4 – Jason Byrne
3 – Jason McClelland, Liam Scales
2 – Dylan Watts (now Leicester City), Jack Watson, Daire O'Connor, Tomas Boyle
1 – Cathal Brady