FootyMAD's Forfar Athletic match preview

Last updated : 30 April 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Forfar Athletic v Arbroath fixture

Arbroath face a trip to Forfar Athletic at Station Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 52 games played, Red Lichties have recorded 17 wins, and Forfar Ath. have come away with 20 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Scottish Division Two match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Tue 16 MarForfar Ath.2 - 2ArbroathSCD2
2003/2004Sat 13 MarArbroath0 - 1Forfar Ath.SCD2
2003/2004Sat 23 AugArbroath0 - 0Forfar Ath.SCD2
2002/2003Tue 06 AugArbroath0 - 2Forfar Ath.SCC
2000/2001Tue 24 AprForfar Ath.1 - 1ArbroathSCD2
2000/2001Tue 02 JanArbroath1 - 1Forfar Ath.SCD2
2000/2001Sat 04 NovForfar Ath.0 - 1ArbroathSCD2

Recent respective form guides

Forfar Athletic are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Loons's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Arbroath have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Red Lichties's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.

Forfar Ath.'s 47 points from 33 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position. Arbroath are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 37 points from 33 matches.

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

An indifferent set of results for Arbroath on the road, and I believe this game is only going to yield a solitary point for the Red Lichties. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Forfar Ath. Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Arbroath 4 games since last away draw.