FootyMAD's Forfar Athletic match preview

Last updated : 02 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Dumbarton v Forfar Athletic fixture

Dumbarton prepare to entertain Forfar Athletic at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Monday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 51 games played, Sons have recorded 19 wins, and Forfar Ath. have come away with 16 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Strathclyde Homes Stadium was earlier this season, with Forfar Ath. inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Sons in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 30 OctForfar Ath.0 - 2DumbartonSCD2
2004/2005Sat 28 AugDumbarton0-1Forfar Ath.SCD2
2003/2004Sat 10 AprDumbarton1 - 1Forfar Ath.SCD2
2003/2004Sat 24 JanForfar Ath.1 - 0DumbartonSCD2
2003/2004Sat 10 JanDumbarton2 - 1Forfar Ath.SCD2
2003/2004Sat 20 SepForfar Ath.3 - 1DumbartonSCD2
2002/2003Sat 05 AprForfar Ath.0 - 1DumbartonSCD2

Recent respective form guides

Dumbarton have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Sons's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

The away form of Forfar Ath. is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Loons have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Dumbarton are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 20 points from 18 matches. Forfar Ath. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 20 points from 18 matches.

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

Its been a distinctly poor show from Dumbarton at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the Sons will at least gain a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Dumbarton Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Forfar Ath. 9 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 14 outings ago.