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 56 games played, The Red Lichties have recorded 19 wins, and Forfar Ath. have come away with 21 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2006, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a Scottish Challenge Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Tue 29 Aug||Forfar Ath.||1 - 3||Arbroath||SCC|
|2004/2005||Sat 23 Apr||Arbroath||1 - 2||Forfar Ath.||SCD2|
|2004/2005||Sat 19 Feb||Forfar Ath.||1 - 1||Arbroath||SCD2|
|2004/2005||Sat 01 Jan||Arbroath||0 - 2||Forfar Ath.||SCD2|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Forfar Athletic's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
The away form of Arbroath is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the The Red Lichties have hit 5 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Forfar Ath. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 3 points from 5 matches. Arbroath see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 5 points from their 5 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Arbroath are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Station Park with a well-deserved point. No-score draw
|Forfar Ath.||13 games since last home draw.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Arbroath||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.