DONEGAL CELTIC 1 GLENAVON 0
DONEGAL Celtic bounced back from their weekend mauling to Glentoran by seeing off Glenavon on Tuesday.
Fresh from their 5-0 drubbing at the Oval Pat McAllister’s side recorded a 1-0 win to boost their survival hopes.
Veteran striker Paul McVeigh bagged the all-important winner, slotting last Andy Coleman in the 68th minute.
Coleman pulled off a number of impressive saves to deny Celtic but McVeigh finally broke the goalkeeper’s resistance with a glancing header from Conor Downey’s cross.
Glenavon could only muster up a set-piece in the first-half that saw Guy Bates draw superb save from ‘keeper John Connolly.
Donegal Celtic: Connolly, Bradley, Burns, McAreavey (Devine 74), McVeigh, Gargan, McShane, Keegan, Downe, Deans, Miskimmin
Subs not used: McNamee, McAllister, Hughes, Todd
Glenavon: Coleman, McCallion (Bennett 78), Haughey, Kilmartin, Doherty (McCashin 20), Bates, Lindsay, McGrory, Turkington (Hagan 68), Henderso, Hamilton
Subs not used: Ballard, McDaid
Referee: Mervyn Smyth