FM Preview: Montrose v Annan Athletic 22 Jan 2011

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History of the Montrose v Annan Athletic fixture

Annan Ath. face a trip to Montrose at Links Park Ground on Saturday afternoon, and will hope to continue their unbeaten record at the ground. Most of the previous games have been drawn, but the remainder have resulted in a win for Black and Golds.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Tue 09 NovAnnan Ath.2 - 2MontroseSCD3
2010/2011Sat 28 AugMontrose1 - 1Annan Ath.SCD3
2009/2010Tue 13 AprAnnan Ath.0 - 0MontroseSCD3
2009/2010Sat 10 AprMontrose1 - 2Annan Ath.SCD3
2009/2010Sat 12 DecMontrose0 - 0Annan Ath.SCD3
2009/2010Sat 10 OctAnnan Ath.2 - 0MontroseSCD3
2008/2009Sat 04 AprAnnan Ath.2 - 1MontroseSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Montrose need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. While Gable Endies have scored 4, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

Annan Ath.'s away form is none too clever either, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Montrose see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 16 points from their 16 games played so far, Annan Ath. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 21 from their 13 games so far.

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

The away form of the Black and Golds has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Montrose. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Montrose Failed to win in previous 7 home matches.
Annan Ath. Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.