FM Preview: Elgin City v East Stirlingshire 27 Aug 2011

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 54.55% 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 October 2010, 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
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
2009/2010 Wed 10 Feb East Stirling 2 - 0 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
2009/2010 Sat 17 Oct Elgin City 1 - 2 East Stirling Scottish Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

Elgin City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the City in those games, with 6 conceded.

The away form of East Stirlingshire is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the The Shire have hit 5 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Elgin City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 6 points from 3 games.

East Stirlingshire find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 3 games have yielded only 3 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Elgin City 6 3 0 3 9 9 9
East Stirlingshire 6 2 0 4 7 12 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the City to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Elgin City Won 3 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
East Stirlingshire Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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