FootyMAD's Montrose match preview

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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 8 of the 17 previous games, with the City winning just 5.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Borough Briggs was earlier this season, with Montrose inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the City in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 10 JanMontrose3 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2008/2009Sat 15 NovElgin City1-2MontroseSCD3
2008/2009Sat 30 AugMontrose1 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2007/2008Sat 19 AprMontrose3 - 2Elgin CitySCD3
2007/2008Sat 26 JanElgin City2 - 1MontroseSCD3
2007/2008Fri 12 OctMontrose0 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2007/2008Sat 11 AugElgin City0 - 2MontroseSCD3

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 4, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Montrose's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Gable Endies have hit 8 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Elgin City find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 21 games have yielded only 12 points. Montrose lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 33 from their 24 games so far.

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

These are testing times at Borough Briggs for the City and the Madmen are unable to see past Montrose claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Elgin City Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Montrose No win in the 3 most recent games.