FootyMAD's Gretna match preview

Last updated : 23 April 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Montrose v Gretna fixture

Montrose prepare to entertain Gretna at Links Park Ground on Saturday afternoon, determined to stop the rot against their opponents, having lost out to their rivals on 2 of the previous 3 occassions.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Links Park Ground was earlier this season, with Montrose running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 28 FebGretna1 - 2MontroseSCD3
2003/2004Sat 13 DecMontrose2-0GretnaSCD3
2003/2004Sat 04 OctGretna1 - 1MontroseSCD3
2002/2003Sat 10 MayMontrose0 - 1GretnaSCD3
2002/2003Sat 01 MarGretna2 - 2MontroseSCD3
2002/2003Sat 28 DecMontrose0 - 2GretnaSCD3
2002/2003Sat 17 AugGretna4 - 1MontroseSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Montrose are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. While Gable Endies have scored 11, a worringly large 14 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Gretna however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Black and Whites, and 5 goals against.

Montrose see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 41 points from their 32 games played so far, Gretna are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 61 points from 32 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Gable Endies of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Gretna, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Montrose Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Gretna 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.