FM Preview: Forfar Athletic v Dumbarton 14 Feb 2012

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Last updated : 13 February 2012

Footymad preview History of the Forfar Athletic v Dumbarton fixture

Dumbarton face a trip to Forfar Athletic at Station Park on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Sons will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 03 Dec Dumbarton 1 - 1 Forfar Ath. Scottish Division Two
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

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Recent respective form guides

Forfar Athletic have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Loons have scored 10, a worringly large 13 have been leaked at the other end.

Dumbarton have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Sons have hit 9 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Forfar Athletic are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 21 points from 20 matches.

Dumbarton's total of 31 points from their 20 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Two.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Forfar Athletic 6 2 1 3 9 14 7
Dumbarton 6 4 1 1 11 9 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Sons has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Forfar Athletic. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Forfar Athletic Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Dumbarton 4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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