FM Preview: Dumbarton v Forfar Athletic 03 Dec 2011

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Last updated : 02 December 2011

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

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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

Team P W D L F A P
Dumbarton 6 2 2 2 8 8 8
Forfar Athletic 6 1 3 2 9 10 6

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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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