Liam Buckley's Saints are back in SSE Airtricity League action on Good Friday as they welcome Phibsboro rivals Bohemians to Richmond Park.
Following victories over Bray Wanderers and Shamrock Rovers in their previous two games, the Saints will looking to make it three league wins on the bounce, while also moving on from last Monday's Setanta Sports Cup semi-final defeat to Sligo Rovers.
For Owen Heary's Bohemians side, they'll be looking to bounce back themselves from their 1-0 home defeat to Limerick last Friday, while also maintain their unbeaten away record in the league to date of two wins and one draw.
“Bohemians have been going well since Owen took charge of the club in the latter half of last season. Dublin derbies between the two clubs are always well contested, and the fact that it is also Good Friday, it should mean that people will have more free time so we should see a big turnout from both sets of fans,” Saints' manager Liam Buckley told stpatsfc.com.
“I'd fully expect them to come to Inchicore looking for a result, however our lads are keen to bounce back from Monday's loss so we'll hopefully get the performance right and get a result.”
In team news, Buckley is without the services of both Killian Brennan and Greg Bolger will serve an additional one match suspension for their respective sending-offs against Shamrock Rovers last week. Both Ger O'Brien (groin) and Ken Oman face fitness tests before the game, while Rene Gilmartin is still out with a hamstring injury.
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