What a day! Shocks, six-hits and Big Two win again to close in on top of the table

Title chase is on. Crues go top. Pic: NIFL.

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Crusaders moved to the top of the Danske Bank Premiership on goal difference by beating Dungannon Swifts 6-1 at Stangmore Park on Saturday. 

The Crues are now level on points with Coleraine and Cliftonville who both lost 2-0.

The Bannsiders went down away to Institute while the Reds were beaten by Glentoran at Solitude.

Both Cameron Stewart and Cricky Gallagher scored their first goals for the Glens.

They finished with 10 men after midfielder Hrvoje Plum was sent off for a second booking 10 minutes from time. 

Manager Mick McDermott made several changes and says he's prepared to do it again...

 

 

Linfield beat Larne 1-0 at Windsor Park, with defender Josh Robinson grabbing a late winner for David Healy's men.

Here's the Blues boss...

Meanwhile, Carrick hammered visiting Glenavon 6-2 and Ballymena lost 2-1 at bottom club Warrenpoint.

 

 

 

 

The BetMcLean League Cup semi-finals are being played in Belfast on Tuesday night.

Holders Linfield face Coleraine at Windsor Park and Crusaders host Institute.

Both ties start at 7.45pm

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