FM Preview: Elgin City v East Stirlingshire 21 Aug 2010

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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 55.00% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Borough Briggs was less than a year ago, in April 2010, with East Stirling inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the City in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 17 AprElgin City0-1East StirlingSCD3
2009/2010Wed 10 FebEast Stirling2 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2009/2010Sat 17 OctElgin City1 - 2East StirlingSCD3
2009/2010Sat 22 AugEast Stirling1 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2008/2009Sat 25 AprElgin City0 - 2East StirlingSCD3
2008/2009Sat 14 FebEast Stirling1 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2008/2009Sat 13 DecElgin City0 - 4East StirlingSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Elgin City's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The City's have scored 14 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 15.

East Stirling's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the The Shire have hit 7 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Elgin City find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 2 games have yielded only 0 points. East Stirling see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 3 points from their 2 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Elgin City620416206
East Stirling62139157

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Borough Briggs for the City and the Madmen are unable to see past East Stirling claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Elgin City 19 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
East Stirling Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.