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History of the Elgin City v East Fife fixture

Elgin City prepare to entertain East Fife at Borough Briggs on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 5 of the 11 previous games, with the City winning just 4.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Borough Briggs was earlier this season, with East Fife inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the City in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 26 AugElgin City1-2East FifeSCD3
2005/2006Sat 01 AprEast Fife0 - 2Elgin CitySCD3
2005/2006Sat 04 FebElgin City5 - 3East FifeSCD3
2005/2006Sat 07 JanEast Fife1 - 2Elgin CitySCD3
2005/2006Sat 01 OctElgin City1 - 2East FifeSCD3
2004/2005Sat 09 AprEast Fife1 - 2Elgin CitySCD3
2004/2005Sat 26 MarEast Fife2 - 0Elgin CitySCD3

Recent respective form guides

Elgin City's woeful home form means they have chalked up just a single victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While City have scored 5, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

East Fife's away form is none too clever either, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Fifers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Elgin City find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 9 games have yielded only 0 points. East Fife are leading the way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, with their 9 games giving them a return of 19 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Elgin City60065160
East Fife640210512

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the City at home recently, and I can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Fifers come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Elgin City Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 9 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 9 most recent games.
East Fife Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 11 outings ago.