History of the Forfar Athletic v Dumbarton fixture
Dumbarton face a trip to Forfar Athletic at Station Park on Saturday afternoon, 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
|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 are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Loons's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
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 8 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Forfar Athletic are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 21 points from 19 matches.
Dumbarton's total of 28 points from their 19 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Two.
Current overall team form
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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
|Forfar Athletic||Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Dumbarton||Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.
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