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06 Jul 2022
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Alex Waite 06 Jul 2022
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  • Derry City vs Riga predictions for Thursday’s Europa Conference League Fixture
  • The match is being played at Brandywell (19:45 BST)
  • Derry City have drawn 4 of their last 5 home matches
  • Will Derry record a third consecutive home draw?
  • Preview, stats & team news
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Derry City have seen BTTS in their last 3 home matches (Getty Images)

Derry City vs Riga Predictions


Derry have struggled for wins at home and they draw regularly. Riga’s form has tailed off after a two match winless run and a tight draw is expected in Derry. 
  • Derry City vs Riga Predictions
  • Head-to-Head
  • Derry City Form
  • Derry City Injuries & Team News
  • Riga Form
  • Riga Injuries & Team News
  • Derry City vs Riga Live Stream FAQ

  • Derry City have drawn 4 of their last 5 home matches (Irish Premier League)
  • Derry City have seen BTTS in their last 3 home matches (Irish Premier League)
  • Riga are winless in their last 2 matches (Virsliga)

Head-to-Head


This will be the first match between Derry and Riga. 

Derry City Form


Derry extended their five-match unbeaten run in the Irish Premier League to five with a 3-2 win at Bohemians. 

Derry were on the back foot with 8-20 shots and 43% possession. Joe Thomson and Matty Smith scored either side of half time before a Bohemians own goals secured the win. 

Ruaidhrí Higgins’ side have struggled at home and they are winless in their last five at Brandywell. A 2-2 draw with Finn Harps came before a 1-1 stalemate with Drogheda. 

Derry City Injuries & Team News


Midfielder Michael Duffy and defenders Ronan Boyce and Cameron Dummigan are doubtful. 

Riga Form


Riga’s recent seven-match winning streak ended with a two-match winless run. A 0-0 draw with Liepaja followed a 2-0 loss at Valmiera. 

The away draw also ended Riga’s four-match winning run on the road. Sandro Perković’s side previously beat Tukums (1-0), Metta (4-1), Spartaks Jūrmala (4-0) and Super Nova (4-1). 

Riga Injuries & Team News


Riga have no injuries or suspensions and Perković is likely to stick with his preferred 4-3-2-1 formation. 

Derry City vs Riga Live Stream FAQ

Where can I watch the Derry City vs Riga live stream?

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What time does Derry City vs Riga Start?

The match starts at 19:45 GMT on Thursday, July 7

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Verdict

Derry have been unconvincing at home. Riga have shown frailties in their last two and a cagey draw is expected in the first-leg.

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