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History of the Elgin City v Dumbarton fixture

Elgin City prepare to entertain Dumbarton at Borough Briggs on Saturday afternoon, determined to stop the rot against their opponents, having lost out to their rivals on 4 of the previous 6 occasions.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Borough Briggs was less than a year ago, in January 2007, with Dumbarton inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the City in a Scottish Division Three match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 04 AugDumbarton1 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2006/2007Sat 31 MarDumbarton1 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2006/2007Sat 27 JanElgin City0-1DumbartonSCD3
2006/2007Sat 25 NovDumbarton3 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2006/2007Sat 09 SepElgin City0 - 2DumbartonSCD3
2001/2002Sat 30 MarElgin City2 - 0DumbartonSCD3
2001/2002Sat 09 FebDumbarton3 - 1Elgin CitySCD3

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 12 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 13.

Dumbarton's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Sons have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Elgin City see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 11 points from their 10 games played so far, Dumbarton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 12 from their 9 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! I 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:
Elgin City 35 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Dumbarton 4 games since last defeat.