Arbroath pack their bags to visit Forfar Athletic at Station Park on Saturday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 51 games played, Red Lichties have recorded 17 wins, and Forfar Ath. have come away with 20 victories.
The previous match played between the two at Station Park was within the last three years, in April 2001, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 23 Aug||Arbroath||0 - 0||Forfar Ath.||SCD2|
|2002/2003||Tue 06 Aug||Arbroath||0 - 2||Forfar Ath.||SCC|
|2000/2001||Tue 24 Apr||Forfar Ath.||1 - 1||Arbroath||SCD2|
|2000/2001||Tue 02 Jan||Arbroath||1 - 1||Forfar Ath.||SCD2|
|2000/2001||Sat 04 Nov||Forfar Ath.||0 - 1||Arbroath||SCD2|
|2000/2001||Sat 09 Sep||Arbroath||3 - 4||Forfar Ath.||SCD2|
|1998/1999||Sat 13 Mar||Forfar Ath.||5 - 2||Arbroath||SCD2|
Recent respective form guides
Forfar Athletic haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Loons in those games, with 9 conceded.
The away form of Arbroath is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Red Lichties have hit 7 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Forfar Ath.'s 24 points from 16 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position. Arbroath are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 20 points from 17 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Loons, as the Red Lichties have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Forfar Ath.||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 4 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Arbroath||7 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.