FM Preview: Dumbarton v Brechin City 14 Jan 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 13th January 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Dumbarton and Brechin City at 13:30 on 14th January 2012 in the Scottish Division Two.
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
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
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
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
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
|Dumbarton||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
|Brechin City||4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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