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.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 10 Jan||Dumbarton||2 - 1||Forfar Ath.||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 20 Sep||Forfar Ath.||3 - 1||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|2002/2003||Sat 05 Apr||Forfar Ath.||0 - 1||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|2002/2003||Sat 18 Jan||Dumbarton||1 - 2||Forfar Ath.||SCD2|
|2002/2003||Sat 16 Nov||Forfar Ath.||2 - 0||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|2002/2003||Sat 14 Sep||Dumbarton||1 - 2||Forfar Ath.||SCD2|
|1999/2000||Sat 15 Apr||Dumbarton||0 - 0||Forfar 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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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
|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.