Our prediction for this Ireland Premier Division match:
Shamrock Rovers and Drogheda United face each other in a David-vs-Goliath clash on Matchday 25. The Hoops aim to recover from a heavy Champions League loss (0-3) to Ludogorets, and they will not have a better chance than this to return to winning ways. Even though head coach Stephen Bradley could opt to rest several first-team regulars in Saturday’s clash, home win should definitely be considered as Shamrock have turned their Tallaght Stadium into a real fortress.
Jack Byrne has overcome his injury, while Neil Farrugia is a major doubt. The Drogs, on the other hand, suffered a 1-0 loss to Bohemians at the weekend, and given their poor away record (1-4-6) in the Irish top flight, we do not believe that they are capable of claiming a major scalp in round 25. There are no fresh injury worries in the away team ahead of the trip to Dublin.