FootyMAD's Forfar Athletic match preview

Last updated : 23 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Forfar Athletic v Dumbarton fixture

Dumbarton face a trip to Forfar Athletic at Station Park on Saturday 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, with Forfar Ath. running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 10 JanDumbarton2 - 1Forfar Ath.SCD2
2003/2004Sat 20 SepForfar Ath.3 - 1DumbartonSCD2
2002/2003Sat 05 AprForfar Ath.0 - 1DumbartonSCD2
2002/2003Sat 18 JanDumbarton1 - 2Forfar Ath.SCD2
2002/2003Sat 16 NovForfar Ath.2 - 0DumbartonSCD2
2002/2003Sat 14 SepDumbarton1 - 2Forfar Ath.SCD2
1999/2000Sat 15 AprDumbarton0 - 0Forfar Ath.SCD3

Recent respective form guides

Forfar Athletic have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The Loons's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

The away form of Dumbarton is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Sons have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Forfar Ath. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 24 points from 18 matches. Dumbarton see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Two, showing a record of 25 points from their 18 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Dumbarton on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Forfar Ath.. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Forfar Ath. Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Dumbarton Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.