FM Preview: Elgin City v East Stirlingshire 07 Jan 2012

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Last updated : 06 January 2012

Footymad preview History of the Elgin City v East Stirlingshire fixture

Elgin City prepare to entertain East Stirlingshire at Borough Briggs on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The City are clearly on top, winning 56.52% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Borough Briggs was earlier this season, with Elgin City running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 12 Nov East Stirling 1 - 1 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
2011/2012 Sat 27 Aug Elgin City 2-0 East Stirling Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 23 Apr East Stirling 2 - 1 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 13 Nov East Stirling 0 - 2 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 09 Oct Elgin City 2 - 0 East Stirling Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 21 Aug Elgin City 0 - 2 East Stirling Scottish Division Three
2009/2010 Sat 17 Apr Elgin City 0 - 1 East Stirling 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 have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the City, with 8 goals against.

The away form of East Stirlingshire is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Shire have hit 6 goals, 18 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Elgin City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 22 points from their 15 games so far.

East Stirlingshire find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 18 games have yielded only 9 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Elgin City 6 0 3 3 4 12 3
East Stirlingshire 6 1 2 3 4 13 5

For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against East Stirlingshire 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 Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
East Stirlingshire Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here

Elgin City Match Reports

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