Elgin City prepare to entertain Arbroath at Borough Briggs on Saturday afternoon, looking to improve on a dire past record against their opponents. It does not make pleasant reading, beating their opponents 3 times from 7 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Borough Briggs was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 3-5 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Wed 23 Feb||Arbroath||2 - 0||Elgin City||SCD3|
|2010/2011||Sat 07 Aug||Elgin City||3-5||Arbroath||SCD3|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Mar||Elgin City||2 - 1||Arbroath||SCD3|
|2007/2008||Sat 19 Jan||Arbroath||2 - 0||Elgin City||SCD3|
|2007/2008||Sat 08 Dec||Elgin City||1 - 3||Arbroath||SCD3|
|2007/2008||Sat 27 Oct||Arbroath||5 - 0||Elgin City||SFAC|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Sep||Arbroath||4 - 0||Elgin City||SCD3|
Recent respective form guides
Elgin City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the City in those games, with 5 conceded.
Arbroath's away form is equally impressive, remaining unbeaten in their last six, winning five and drawing the one. These six games have produced a glut of goals, with the The Red Lichties scoring 19 and conceding 6.
Elgin City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 32 points from their 23 games so far. Arbroath are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, with their 22 games giving them a return of 42 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Elgin City may be in prime form at home, but the quality of the opposition suggests to me that Arbroath are going to come away with all the points in this one. Away win
|Elgin City||4 games since last home draw.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Arbroath||Undefeated in last 7 away games.|
6 games since last defeat.