FM Preview: Forfar Athletic v Montrose 17 Apr 2010

Last updated : 16 April 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Forfar Athletic v Montrose fixture

Montrose face a trip to Forfar Athletic at Station Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 62 games played, Gable Endies have recorded 20 wins, and Forfar Ath. have come away with 28 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Tue 16 MarMontrose4 - 0Forfar Ath.SCD3
2009/2010Sat 17 OctForfar Ath.2 - 2MontroseSCD3
2009/2010Sat 22 AugMontrose1 - 2Forfar Ath.SCD3
2008/2009Sat 28 MarForfar Ath.0 - 3MontroseSCD3
2008/2009Sat 07 MarMontrose1 - 3Forfar Ath.SCD3
2008/2009Sat 22 NovMontrose1 - 0Forfar Ath.SCD3
2008/2009Sat 13 SepForfar Ath.0 - 1MontroseSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Forfar Athletic have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Loons in those games, with 8 conceded.

Montrose have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Gable Endies have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Forfar Ath. are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 56 points from 32 games. Montrose find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 33 games have yielded only 24 points.

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

Montrose have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Forfar Ath. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Forfar Ath. Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 5 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Montrose Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.