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History of the Dumbarton v Elgin City fixture

Elgin City face a trip to Dumbarton at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. Most of the previous meetings have ended up in defeat for the City.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, the Sons carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory 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 20 OctElgin City2 - 1DumbartonSCD3
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

Recent respective form guides

Dumbarton are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Sons in those games, with 6 conceded.

Elgin City have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the City have hit 6 goals, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Dumbarton are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 19 points from 20 matches. Elgin City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 27 from their 21 games so far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Dumbarton62047126
Elgin City6303789

FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Elgin City on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Dumbarton. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Dumbarton Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Elgin City No sequences of note