FM Preview: Elgin City v Annan Athletic 20 Oct 2012

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Last updated : 19 October 2012

Footymad preview History of the Elgin City v Annan Athletic fixture

Annan Athletic face a trip to Elgin City at Borough Briggs on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 4 of the 8 previous games, with the hosts winning just 3.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Borough Briggs was less than a year ago, in April 2012, with Annan Athletic inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the City in a Scottish Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 14 Apr Elgin City 1-2 Annan Ath. Scottish Division Three
2011/2012 Tue 06 Mar Elgin City 3 - 0 Annan Ath. Scottish Division Three
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

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Elgin City are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 19 goals have been scored by the City in those games, with 14 conceded.

The away form of Annan Athletic is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Black and Golds have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Elgin City are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 14 points from 8 games.

Annan Athletic lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 9 from their 7 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Elgin City 6 3 1 2 14 13 10
Annan Athletic 6 1 3 2 6 7 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Elgin City 13 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Annan Athletic Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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Annan Athletic Match Reports

Scottish Division 2 Sat 30th September 15:00

Annan Athletic 1 - 0 Cowdenbeath

Last game - Match Centre


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