How It Happened: Crusaders 2 Ballymena United 0

Jordan Owens wins the header against Reecee Glendinning
Jordan Owens wins the header against Reecee Glendinning

Second half goals from Declan Caddell and Ross Clarke secured the points for Crusaders at home to Ballymena United.

2: McGonigle's corner is clipped over the bar by Forsythe

3: Heatley's excellent pass released Lowry, but he fired wide

13: Forsythe's cross knocked down by Owens to McGonigle, who fires over from the edge of the box

19: McGonigle tries his luck from distance but Glendinning gets down well to save

45: Poor clearance by Forsythe fell invitingly for Kelly but he fires wide of the target from 12 yards

50: Owens heads wide from McGonigle's cross

56: Caddell gets on the end of another McGonigle centre, but Kelly blocks his header

60: Kelly picks up loose ball on the edge of the box, but fires wide of the target

61: Great run by Friel to tee up McGrory on the edge of the box, but Doherty produces an excellent save to tip the shot on to the post

67: Kelly somehow manages to block Lowry's close range effort

71: Caddell glances home Forsythe's deep cross from eight yards

84: Clarke curls home a delightful free kick from almost 30 yards

Crusaders: Doherty, Burns, Lowry, McGonigle (Cushley 89), Caddell, Forsythe, O'Rourke, Owens, Brown, Thompson, Heatley (Clarke 64).

Subs: O'Neill, Beverland, Ruddy, McElroy, Dummigan.

Ballymena United: Glendinning, Kane, Addis, Whiteside, Friel, McGrory, Lecky, Millar, Glendinning, Burns, Kelly.

Subs: Williamson, Knowles, McCullough, Kane, Carville, Winchester, Lavery.

Referee: Raymond Crangle