Annan Ath. face a trip to East Stirlingshire at Ochilview on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The two previous games have resulted in one drawn game and one defeat for the Black and Golds.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2009, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division Three match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Tue 18 Aug||Annan Ath.||1 - 0||East Stirling||SCC|
|2009/2010||Sat 15 Aug||Annan Ath.||0 - 1||East Stirling||SCD3|
|2008/2009||Sat 11 Apr||East Stirling||1 - 1||Annan Ath.||SCD3|
|2008/2009||Sat 24 Jan||Annan Ath.||4 - 0||East Stirling||SCD3|
|2008/2009||Wed 12 Nov||East Stirling||2 - 1||Annan Ath.||SCD3|
|2008/2009||Sat 16 Aug||Annan Ath.||2 - 1||East Stirling||SCD3|
Recent respective form guides
East Stirlingshire have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.
The away form of Annan Ath. is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Black and Golds have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.
East Stirling are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, with their 10 games giving them a return of 20 points. Annan Ath. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 12 from their 10 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Shire, as the Black and Golds have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|East Stirling||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Annan Ath.||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 11 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.