FM Preview: Dumbarton v Brechin City 14 Jan 2012

Last updated : 13 January 2012

Footymad preview History of the Dumbarton v Brechin City fixture

Dumbarton prepare to entertain Brechin City at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 58 games played, Sons have recorded 28 wins, and Brechin City have come away with 21 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Strathclyde Homes Stadium was less than a year ago, in January 2011, with Brechin City inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Sons in a Scottish Division Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 19 Nov Brechin City 3 - 0 Dumbarton Scottish F.A. Cup
2011/2012 Sat 20 Aug Brechin City 3 - 3 Dumbarton Scottish Division Two
2010/2011 Sat 26 Mar Brechin City 6 - 0 Dumbarton Scottish Division Two
2010/2011 Tue 01 Mar Brechin City 3 - 3 Dumbarton Scottish Division Two
2010/2011 Sat 29 Jan Dumbarton 1-2 Brechin City Scottish Division Two
2010/2011 Sat 25 Sep Dumbarton 1 - 3 Brechin City Scottish Division Two
2009/2010 Tue 06 Apr Brechin City 0 - 1 Dumbarton Scottish Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Dumbarton 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.

Brechin City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The City's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Dumbarton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 22 points from their 17 games so far.

Brechin City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 24 from their 18 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Dumbarton 6 2 2 2 8 9 8
Brechin City 6 3 1 2 8 8 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Sons go into their game against Brechin City in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Dumbarton Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Brechin City 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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