By Q Radio Sport
Crusaders won the big Danske Bank Premiership derby match last night, inflicting Linfield's first domestic defeat since January.
The Crues' 2-1 victory in the Seaview showdown came courtesy of spectacular strikes in the first half from Jordan Forsythe and Paul Heatley:
Stephen Baxter's men move above the Blues into second place on goal difference, three points behind early pacesetters Coleraine.
Crusaders goalscorer Paul Heatley on importance of the 2-1 win
Goalscorer Forsythe says the Crues were up for the battle after failing to register a single win against Linfield last season.
And he told Q Radio Sport they're determined to win the title back...
Mark Stafford pulled one back as Linfield staged a revival in the second half last night, but manager David Healy says the better side won.
The defending champions had been unbeaten in 27 games and hadn’t even conceded a goal this season.
Healy gave this reaction to the rare defeat...
The Blues welcome bottom-of-the-table Ballinamallard to Windsor this weekend.