FM Preview: Montrose v Elgin City 13 Aug 2011

Footymad preview History of the Montrose v Elgin City fixture

Elgin City face a trip to Montrose at Links Park Ground on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The City will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 13 and win only 5 of the 22 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2011, the Gable Endies carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 02 Apr Montrose 1-0 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 05 Feb Elgin City 1 - 0 Montrose Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 11 Dec Montrose 0 - 1 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 18 Sep Elgin City 3 - 2 Montrose Scottish Division Three
2009/2010 Sat 01 May Elgin City 5 - 2 Montrose Scottish Division Three
2009/2010 Tue 23 Mar Elgin City 0 - 1 Montrose Scottish Division Three
2009/2010 Sat 20 Feb Montrose 0 - 4 Elgin City Scottish Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

Montrose have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While Gable Endies have scored 9, a worringly large 14 have been leaked at the other end.

Elgin City have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. The City's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Montrose see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 0 points from their 1 games played so far,

Elgin City are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 3 points from 1 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Montrose 6 1 0 5 7 19 3
Elgin City 6 4 0 2 15 10 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the City out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Montrose. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Montrose Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Elgin City 10 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 11 outings ago.

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