FM Preview: Elgin City v Annan Athletic 06 Mar 2012

Footymad preview History of the Elgin City v Annan Athletic fixture

Annan Athletic face a trip to Elgin City at Borough Briggs on Tuesday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 3 of the 6 previous games, with the hosts winning just 2.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2011, with Annan Athletic inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the City in a Scottish Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 11 Feb Annan Ath. 1 - 1 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
2011/2012 Sat 15 Oct Annan Ath. 1 - 1 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 12 Mar Elgin City 2-3 Annan Ath. Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 15 Jan Annan Ath. 2 - 2 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 06 Nov Elgin City 2 - 0 Annan Ath. Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 11 Sep Annan Ath. 0 - 1 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
2009/2010 Tue 06 Apr Elgin City 1 - 0 Annan Ath. Scottish Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

Elgin City are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, In this time, City have rattled up an impressive 18 goals, and conceded 4.

In complete contrast to Elgin City, Annan Athletic are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Black and Golds have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Elgin City's total of 43 points from their 26 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Three.

Annan Athletic lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 40 from their 26 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Elgin City 6 4 2 0 16 6 14
Annan Athletic 6 1 3 2 10 10 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Black and Golds are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Elgin City. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Elgin City Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Annan Athletic An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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