In-form Linfield defeat Ballinamallard

Linfield clinched their fourth victory in a row in the Irish Premiership by beating Ballinamallard Utd 2-1 at Ferney Park.

Jamie Mulgrew put the Blues ahead midway through the second half and Andy Waterworth made it 2-0 with his fourth goal in two games.

Andy Crawford gave the Mallards hope by heading in with two minutes left but Linfield held on for a deserved three points.