FM Preview: Montrose v Elgin City 25 Feb 2012

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 14 and win only 5 of the 23 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Montrose running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 08 Nov Elgin City 3 - 1 Montrose Scottish Division Three
2011/2012 Sat 13 Aug Montrose 3-0 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
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

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Recent respective form guides

Montrose's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Gable Endies's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 13.

Elgin City's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the City have hit 5 goals, 19 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Montrose are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 22 points from 24 matches.

Elgin City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 38 from their 23 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Montrose 6 1 1 4 7 14 4
Elgin City 6 4 1 1 18 8 13

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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 Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Elgin City Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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