Dungannon defeat Glenavon 1-0 in a Mid-Ulster derby at Mourneview Park
Andrew Mitchell scored a late winner to hand Dungannon a dramatic win at Glenavon.
His 89th minute tap-in from a Cormac Burke cross saw the Swifts snatch victory in this Mid-Ulster derby at Mourneview Park.
Mitchell has now taken his tally for the season to an impressive 13 goals.
The best first half opportunity fell to Dungannon after 27 minutes.
Jamie Glackin’s strike from the edge of the box was well blocked by goalkeeper Jonny Tuffey.
The ball rebounded to Mitchell but again Tuffey came out on top, denying the striker at close range.
In the second half Glenavon's Andy Hall saw his side-foot volley parried wide.
But just as the game seemed destined to finish scoreless, Mitchell struck the winner.
GLENAVON: Tuffey, Singleton, Lindsay, Marron, McGrory (McCourt, 80), Sykes, Marshall, Hall, Cooper, Moorehouse, Bradley (O’Brien, 80)
Subs not used: Neill, Kilmartin, Braniff
Super super super stuff from Swifts tonight. Passing between each other and the team work on show was so evident. Togetherness keeps growing— Dungannon Swifts (@DgnSwifts) December 2, 2016
DGN SWIFTS: Coleman, Burns, Hegarty, Armstrong, O’Rourke (Clucas, 88), Wilson, Fitzpatrick (Teggart, 58), Lowe, Glackin, McElroy (McElroy, 58), Mitchell
Subs not used: Addis, McMahon
Referee: Raymond Crangle (Belfast)
Couldn't pick out individuals as thought all lads put great shift in. The happiness on their faces at final whistle mirrored that of fans!— Dungannon Swifts (@DgnSwifts) December 2, 2016
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