Linfield 3 Dungannon Switts 0
Linfield remain on Premier League title track with this victory, but it wasn’t pretty stuff.
Striker Andy Waterworth shot the Blues in front on 51 minutes. It was routine after that.
Michael Carvill bagged the second 16 minutes from time with a cracking drive and defender Billy Joe Burns wrapped it up eight minutes from time with a third.
Linfield: Tuffey, Gault, Haughey, Waterworth (Thompson 85), Lowry, Carvill, BJ Burns, Ward (Callacher 85), Mulgrew (Garrett 85), McAllister, Quinn.
Subs: M Clarke, R Clarke.
Dungannon Swifts: Buchanan, Brennan, McCashin, McCaffrey, Grieve, McCullough (Burns 64), Lowe, Hutchinson, Brolly, Liggett (Lavery 68), Glackin (Tomelty 64).
Subs: Harpur, Topley.
Referee: R Dunlop (Carrickfergus).