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, with Forfar Ath. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 12 Nov||Dumbarton||2 - 0||Forfar Ath.||SCD2|
|2005/2006||Sat 17 Sep||Forfar Ath.||2 - 0||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|2004/2005||Sat 12 Mar||Forfar Ath.||6 - 0||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|2004/2005||Mon 03 Jan||Dumbarton||1 - 1||Forfar Ath.||SCD2|
|2004/2005||Sat 30 Oct||Forfar Ath.||0 - 2||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|2004/2005||Sat 28 Aug||Dumbarton||0 - 1||Forfar Ath.||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 10 Apr||Dumbarton||1 - 1||Forfar Ath.||SCD2|
Recent respective form guides
Forfar Athletic's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
The away form of Dumbarton is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Sons have conceded 13 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Forfar Ath. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 22 points from 20 matches. Dumbarton are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 18 points from 21 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Loons, as the Sons have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Forfar Ath.||Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 17 .
|Dumbarton||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
An overall losing run of 6 games.
No win in the 8 most recent games.