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We've too many good players to settle for a draw, says McClean

By Graham Luney

Craig McClean says Crusaders won't be playing for a draw today and he believes there is more pressure on Linfield going into the title showdown.

The Crues' 1-0 defeat at Coleraine allowed Linfield to cut the champions' lead to four points and that advantage would be only a solitary point if the Blues win at Windsor Park.

"In my eyes they are under more pressure because they are chasing us," said the left-back.

"We've been in that situation before when we've been trying to catch Cliftonville. They will feel they have to win but we will have the same mindset.

"We will not be playing for a draw, there are too many good players in our squad to even think about that. We can hurt them, I know they are unbeaten against us this season but these games are about fine margins and fine lines."

• Linfield Rangers lifted the Youth Cup last night after beating Ballinamallard 3-0 at Stangmore Park.

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