FM Preview: Elgin City v Annan Athletic 20 Oct 2012

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Last updated : 19 October 2012

Footymad preview History of the Elgin City v Annan Athletic fixture

Elgin City prepare to entertain Annan Athletic at Borough Briggs on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 4 of the 8 previous games, with the City winning just 3.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Borough Briggs was less than a year ago, in April 2012, with Annan Athletic inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the City in a Scottish Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 14 Apr Elgin City 1-2 Annan Ath. Scottish Division Three
2011/2012 Tue 06 Mar Elgin City 3 - 0 Annan Ath. Scottish Division Three
2011/2012 Sat 11 Feb Annan Ath. 1 - 1 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
2011/2012 Sat 15 Oct Annan Ath. 1 - 1 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 12 Mar Elgin City 2 - 3 Annan Ath. Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 15 Jan Annan Ath. 2 - 2 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 06 Nov Elgin City 2 - 0 Annan Ath. Scottish Division Three

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

Recent respective form guides

Elgin City are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 19 goals have been scored by the City in those games, with 14 conceded.

The away form of Annan Athletic is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Black and Golds have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Elgin City are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 14 points from 8 games.

Annan Athletic lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 9 from their 7 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Elgin City 6 3 1 2 14 13 10
Annan Athletic 6 1 3 2 6 7 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Annan Athletic is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the City in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Elgin City 13 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Annan Athletic Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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Elgin City Match Reports

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