Arbroath prepare to entertain Forfar Athletic at Gayfield Park on Saturday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 54 games played, Red Lichties have recorded 20 wins, and Forfar Ath. have come away with 19 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gayfield Park was less than a year ago, in March 2004, with Forfar Ath. inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Red Lichties 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:|
|2004/2005||Sat 21 Aug||Forfar Ath.||5 - 0||Arbroath||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 01 May||Forfar Ath.||1 - 2||Arbroath||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Tue 16 Mar||Forfar Ath.||2 - 2||Arbroath||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Mar||Arbroath||0-1||Forfar Ath.||SCD2|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Arbroath have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. While Red Lichties have scored 5, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Forfar Ath. is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! While the Loons have hit 4 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Arbroath are stuck down in the relegation zone of Bells Scottish Division Two with a return of just 16 points from their 18 games thus far. Forfar Ath. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 17 points from 17 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been a distinctly poor show from Arbroath at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the Red Lichties will at least gain a draw. No-score draw
|Arbroath||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Forfar Ath.||Lost each of the previous 6 away matches.|
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
An overall losing run of 8 games.
No win in the 8 most recent games.