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History of the Elgin City v Annan Athletic fixture

Annan Ath. face a trip to Elgin City at Borough Briggs on Saturday afternoon, and will hope to continue their unbeaten record at the ground. Black and Golds won the only previous game contested between the two teams.

The only previous meeting between Elgin City and Annan Ath. at was earlier this season, with Annan Ath. 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 07 MarAnnan Ath.6 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2008/2009Sat 22 NovAnnan Ath.5 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2008/2009Sat 13 SepElgin City1 - 2Annan Ath.SCD3

Recent respective form guides

Elgin City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.

Annan Ath. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Black and Golds's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.

Elgin City find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 28 games have yielded only 19 points. Annan Ath. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 42 from their 29 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Elgin City61145134
Annan Ath.631214610

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 Elgin City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Elgin City Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Annan Ath. 4 games since last away draw.
5 games since last defeat.