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History of the East Fife v Elgin City fixture

Elgin City face a trip to East Fife at Bayview Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 13 games played, City have recorded 4 wins, and East Fife have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as they swept to an impressive 4 - 0 win 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 05 JanElgin City1 - 2East FifeSCD3
2007/2008Sat 03 NovEast Fife4 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2007/2008Sat 18 AugElgin City2 - 3East FifeSCD3
2006/2007Sat 03 MarEast Fife3 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2006/2007Sat 04 NovEast Fife1 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2006/2007Sat 07 OctElgin City2 - 3East FifeSCD3
2006/2007Sat 26 AugElgin City1 - 2East FifeSCD3

Recent respective form guides

East Fife are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Fifers in those games, with 4 conceded.

The City have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The City's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.

East Fife are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, with their 26 games giving them a return of 64 points. Elgin City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 31 from their 23 games so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
East Fife65019115
Elgin City63128610

FootyMad's prediction ...

Neither team is setting the world alight, and I think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Fifers. Home win

Sequence statistics:
East Fife 27 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 15 .
Elgin City 4 games since last defeat.