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History of the Montrose v Elgin City fixture

Elgin City face a trip to Montrose at Links Park Ground on Friday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The City will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 9 and win only 3 of the 14 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2007, with Elgin City inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Gable Endies 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 11 AugElgin City0 - 2MontroseSCD3
2006/2007Sat 28 AprElgin City0 - 2MontroseSCD3
2006/2007Sat 17 FebMontrose0 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2006/2007Sat 30 DecElgin City3 - 2MontroseSCD3
2006/2007Sat 19 AugMontrose2 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2005/2006Sat 15 AprMontrose1 - 3Elgin CitySCD3
2005/2006Mon 26 DecElgin City1 - 0MontroseSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Montrose have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 10.

The away form of Elgin City is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the City have hit 7 goals, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Montrose are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 16 points from 9 games. Elgin City see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 10 points from their 9 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Gable Endies, as the City have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Montrose 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Elgin City 5 games since last defeat.