FootyMAD's Forfar Athletic match preview

Last updated : 20 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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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, with Forfar Ath. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 12 NovDumbarton2 - 0Forfar Ath.SCD2
2005/2006Sat 17 SepForfar Ath.2 - 0DumbartonSCD2
2004/2005Sat 12 MarForfar Ath.6 - 0DumbartonSCD2
2004/2005Mon 03 JanDumbarton1 - 1Forfar Ath.SCD2
2004/2005Sat 30 OctForfar Ath.0 - 2DumbartonSCD2
2004/2005Sat 28 AugDumbarton0 - 1Forfar Ath.SCD2
2003/2004Sat 10 AprDumbarton1 - 1Forfar 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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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

Sequence statistics:
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.