FM Preview: Montrose v Elgin City 27 Oct 2012

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Last updated : 26 October 2012

Footymad preview History of the Montrose v Elgin City fixture

Elgin City face a trip to Montrose at Links Park 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 15 and win only 6 of the 26 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Links Park was less than a year ago, in February 2012, with Elgin City inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Gable Endies in a Scottish Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 13 Oct Elgin City 6 - 1 Montrose Scottish Division Three
2011/2012 Sat 28 Apr Elgin City 2 - 1 Montrose Scottish Division Three
2011/2012 Sat 25 Feb Montrose 2-3 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
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

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Recent respective form guides

Montrose have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 9.

Elgin City have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the City have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Montrose lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 11 points from their 9 games so far.

Elgin City are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 15 points from 9 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Montrose 6 3 0 3 12 16 9
Elgin City 6 3 2 1 15 10 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Elgin City on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Montrose. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Montrose 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Elgin City Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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Elgin City Match Reports

Scottish Division 2 Sat 14th April 14:00

Elgin City 1 - 1 Edinburgh City

Last game - Match Centre

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