Dundalk vs Sligo Prediction: Team to Win, Form, News and more

Here is our prediction for the upcoming League of Ireland Premier match between Dundalk and Sligo on Thursday, June 13th 2024.

8:00am on Thursday 13th June 2024
Jake Skudder

As Dundalk faces Sligo Rovers in the League of Ireland Premier clash at Oriel Park on Thursday, fans eagerly anticipate the outcome of this critical match.

Here's a detailed preview, including predictions, team news, form, and lineups.

Match Preview

Dundalk's Struggle for Safety

Dundalk, currently at the bottom of the League of Ireland Premier table, is in a desperate fight for top-tier safety.

Under new management, the Lilywhites have shown signs of improvement, notably during their narrow 1-0 defeat against Shelbourne, where they managed to hold off the league leaders until the 71st minute.

Sligo's Inconsistent Form

Sligo Rovers, on the other hand, come into this match after a heavy 4-1 defeat against Waterford.

Despite this setback, they sit comfortably in sixth place, nine points clear of the relegation zone.

Their recent form includes two victories over Shelbourne and Drogheda United, followed by the disappointing loss at Waterford.

Team News


Dundalk will be without goalkeeper George Shelvey, who is serving a 10-match ban.

Sean Molloy will continue in goal after making his debut recently. Midfielder Koen Oostenbrink is sidelined with a knock, and former Sligo defender Nando Pijnaker remains out with a broken rib.

Dundalk possible starting lineup: Molloy; Johnson, Walker, Boyle; Muller, Doyle, Horgan, Davies, Mountney, O'Kane; Elliott

Sligo Rovers

Sligo has several absentees, including Simon Power, who is recovering from a groin injury, and John Mahon, who has yet to play this season due to an Achilles injury.

Sligo Rovers possible starting lineup: McGinty; Wiggett, Hutchinson, Denham, Wilson; Chapman, Morahan, Barlow, Malley; Hartmann, Waweru


Since Jon Daly took over, Dundalk has only lost to league leaders Shelbourne, indicating a potential turnaround in their form.

Playing at home, Dundalk could leverage their recent defensive solidity to secure a vital win.

Sligo's heavy defeat at Waterford raised concerns about their consistency. Facing Dundalk, who are fighting for survival, Sligo might struggle to regain their form.

Our Prediction: Dundalk 1-0 Sligo Rovers

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