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History of the Elgin City v Montrose fixture

Elgin City prepare to entertain Montrose at Borough Briggs on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 7 of the 15 previous games, with the City winning just 4.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Borough Briggs was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Fri 12 OctMontrose0 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
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

Recent respective form guides

Elgin City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the City in those games, with 8 conceded.

The Gable Endies 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 games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Gable Endies, and 8 goals against.

Elgin City see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 24 points from their 20 games played so far, Montrose are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 37 points from 22 games.

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

Elgin City are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Elgin City 4 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Montrose Undefeated in last 4 away games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.