FootyMAD's Elgin City match preview

Last updated : 09 February 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Arbroath v Elgin City fixture

Arbroath prepare to entertain Elgin City at Gayfield Park on Saturday afternoon,

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gayfield Park was earlier this season, the The Red Lichties carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Division Three match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 16 DecElgin City0 - 4ArbroathSCD3
2006/2007Sat 30 SepArbroath2-1Elgin CitySCD3
2006/2007Wed 09 AugArbroath0 - 1Elgin CitySLGC
2005/2006Sat 08 AprElgin City4 - 1ArbroathSCD3
2005/2006Sat 11 FebArbroath0 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2005/2006Sat 03 DecElgin City2 - 0ArbroathSCD3
2005/2006Sat 15 OctArbroath2 - 0Elgin CitySCD3

Recent respective form guides

Arbroath have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These games have seen the The Red Lichties score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

The away form of Elgin City is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the City have hit 12 goals, 20 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Arbroath's total of 39 points from their 22 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Bells Scottish Division Three. Elgin City find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 24 games have yielded only 16 points.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Elgin City620413186

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Elgin City is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the The Red Lichties in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Arbroath Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Elgin City Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 13 outings ago.