FM Preview: Dumbarton v Forfar Athletic 03 Dec 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 2nd December 2011
The game between Dumbarton and Forfar Athletic in the Scottish Division Two on 3rd December 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Dumbarton v Forfar Athletic fixture
Dumbarton prepare to entertain Forfar Athletic at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 61 games played, Sons have recorded 23 wins, and Forfar Athletic have come away with 17 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Strathclyde Homes Stadium was less than a year ago, in May 2011, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish Division Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 24 Sep||Forfar Ath.||0 - 2||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 07 May||Dumbarton||0-0||Forfar Ath.||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 26 Feb||Forfar Ath.||2 - 1||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Tue 25 Jan||Dumbarton||1 - 2||Forfar Ath.||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 07 Aug||Forfar Ath.||4 - 1||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Two|
|2008/2009||Sat 25 Apr||Dumbarton||4 - 0||Forfar Ath.||Scottish Division Three|
|2008/2009||Tue 07 Apr||Forfar Ath.||0 - 2||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Three|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Dumbarton have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Sons have scored 10, a worringly large 15 have been leaked at the other end.
Forfar Athletic have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 14 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Dumbarton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 18 points from their 14 games so far.
Forfar Athletic are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 13 points from 13 matches.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Its not been a very profitable last few weeks for Dumbarton, and I'm afraid the Footymad team cannot see it getting too much better here. Look no further than honours being even at the end of this one. No-score draw
|Dumbarton||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Forfar Athletic||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.
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