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Linfield maintained their nine-point cushion at the top of the Danske Bank Premiership on Tuesday night with a 1-0 victory away to Newry City.
But the Blues needed a dramatic injury time header from captain for the night, defender Chris Casement, to clinch their 10th league win on the bounce...
.@OfficialBlues Captain Fantastic skipper on night @chriscasement stoppage time winner @NewryCityAFC keeps Linfield 9 clear. Praises teammates for late, late show. “Speaks volumes, how many times we’ve been knocked down & found a way to win. Just need to keep ticking them off.” pic.twitter.com/wsOTeqEhCm— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) February 26, 2019
Newry manager Darren Mullen says if his players keep up performances like that they'll beat the drop...
🎥 .@NewryCityAFC @ncr72 praises “magnificent response” from players in last-gasp heartbreaker v @OfficialBlues the team he “feels are going to be league champions.” DM: “We deserved a point, gutted...8 to play, play like that we should be ok.” pic.twitter.com/9ZmKYgVK9f— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) February 26, 2019
Also on Tuesday night, second-placed Ballymena had a 2-1 home win over Cliftonville.
And Glentoran beat Warrenpoint Town 3-1 at the Oval with Darren Murray scoring twice against his old club for the second time this month.
Point's Lee Duffy was sent off when the scoring had finished.
The Glens move up to eighth in the table.
TABLES | Chris Casement's stoppage time winner keeps @OfficialBlues nine points clear at the top #DanskeBankPrem pic.twitter.com/3jS2NyJWYO— NI Football League (@OfficialNIFL) February 26, 2019