FootyMAD's Elgin City match preview

Last updated : 31 August 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, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Red Lichties are clearly on top, beating their opponents 3 times from 5 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gayfield Park was less than a year ago, in March 2007, 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 24 MarElgin City0 - 1ArbroathSCD3
2006/2007Wed 07 MarArbroath2-1Elgin CitySCD3
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

Recent respective form guides

Arbroath have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Elgin City is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. City have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.

Arbroath are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 2 points from 4 matches. Elgin City find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 4 games have yielded only 0 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its not been a very profitable last few weeks for Arbroath, and I'm afraid the Footymad team cannot see it getting too much better here. Look no further than honours being even at the end of this one. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Arbroath Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Elgin City Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
An overall losing run of 8 games.
No win in the 8 most recent games.