FM Preview: Dumbarton v Brechin City 29 Jan 2011

Last updated : 28 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Dumbarton v Brechin City fixture

Brechin City face a trip to Dumbarton at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 57 games played, The City have recorded 20 wins, and Dumbarton have come away with 28 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 25 SepDumbarton1 - 3Brechin CitySCD2
2009/2010Tue 06 AprBrechin City0 - 1DumbartonSCD2
2009/2010Sat 06 MarDumbarton0 - 1Brechin CitySCD2
2009/2010Sat 31 OctDumbarton0 - 0Brechin CitySCD2
2009/2010Sat 29 AugBrechin City3 - 1DumbartonSCD2
2004/2005Sat 09 AprDumbarton1 - 1Brechin CitySCD2
2004/2005Tue 01 MarDumbarton1 - 1Brechin CitySCD2

Recent respective form guides

Dumbarton have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Sons in those games, with 9 conceded.

The away form of Brechin City however, is much more impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. Those games have seen the The City pummel 16 goals, and let in 7.

Dumbarton find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 17 games have yielded only 13 points. Brechin City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 28 points from 15 games.

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

The City have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Strathclyde Homes Stadium with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Dumbarton 11 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 12 .
Brechin City Undefeated in last 12 away games.
13 games since last defeat.