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History of the Elgin City v Forfar Athletic fixture

Elgin City prepare to entertain Forfar Athletic at Borough Briggs on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The two sides drew on their own previous meeting.

The only previous meeting between Elgin City and Forfar Ath. at was earlier this season, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw 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:
2007/2008Wed 02 JanForfar Ath.0 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2007/2008Sat 10 NovElgin City2-2Forfar Ath.SCD3
2007/2008Sat 25 AugForfar Ath.4 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2003/2004Sat 02 AugForfar Ath.4 - 0Elgin CitySCC

Recent respective form guides

Elgin City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While City have scored 8, a worringly large 13 have been leaked at the other end.

Forfar Ath. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Loons have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Elgin City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 31 points from their 25 games so far. Forfar Ath. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 23 points from 26 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Elgin City62136117
Forfar Ath.6222558

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its not been a very profitable last few weeks for Elgin City, and I'm afraid the Footymad team cannot see it getting too much better here. Look no further than honours being even at the end of this one. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Elgin City 6 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Forfar Ath. Not won in previous 4 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.