FootyMAD's Gretna match preview

History of the Elgin City v Gretna fixture

Elgin City prepare to entertain Gretna at Borough Briggs on Saturday evening, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. Though past meetings have resulted in more draws than losses for City.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Borough Briggs was earlier this season, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3-3 draw in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 08 NovGretna2 - 2Elgin CitySCD3
2003/2004Sat 13 SepElgin City3-3GretnaSCD3
2002/2003Sat 03 MayGretna2 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2002/2003Sat 22 FebElgin City2 - 2GretnaSCD3
2002/2003Sat 19 OctGretna0 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2002/2003Sat 10 AugElgin City0 - 2GretnaSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Elgin City's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While City have scored 9, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

Gretna's away form is none too clever either, picking up four victories from the last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Elgin City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 13 points from 20 matches. Gretna are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 38 points from 20 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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 Black and Whites come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Elgin City 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Gretna 10 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.