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Albion Rovers visit Forthbank Stadium on Tuesday for the League Two clash with hosts Stirling Albion.
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Stirling Albion will be hoping to return to winning ways here after the 1-0 League Two defeat in their last game at the hands of Queen's Park.
The only name on the scoresheet from Stirling Albion was Kyle Banner (34' Own goal).
Under three goals per game were scored during 5 of the last 6 meetings where Stirling Albion have been participants. Regarding the goal attribution from that period, opposing sides scored an aggregate of 4 while The Binos totted up 7.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Stirling Albion:
- haven't lost in the league to Albion Rovers in their previous 3 matches.
- are unbeaten in their last 3 league matches at home.
Albion Rovers go into this game after a 0-1 League Two win over Cowdenbeath in their last outing.
The only name on the scoresheet from Albion Rovers was Ryan Stevenson (11').
It has become apparent that Albion Rovers have struggled for goals in their past 6 games, contributing the poor return of only 3. In those matches, The Wee Rovers have also seen the overall goal aggregate of their opponents equal 12. That kind of pattern isn’t assured to follow through into this next game, of course.
Head to head
An examination of their prior head to head meetings going back to 12/02/2019 tells us that Stirling Albion have won 4 of them & Albion Rovers 2, with the number of drawn matches standing at 0.
A sum of 12 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 9 for The Binos and 3 created by The Wee Rovers. That is an average goals per game value of 2.
The last league contest between the two was League Two match day 6 on 28/11/2020 which ended up with the score at Albion Rovers 0-1 Stirling Albion.
The match was refereed by Scott Lambie.
Team News: Stirling Albion
Regarding absentees, there’s just the sole fitness concern for the Stirling Albion manager Kevin Rutkiewicz to be concerned about from an otherwise fully-primed group of players. Paul McLean (Knock) is out of contention.
Team News: Albion Rovers
With a fully injury-free group to pick from, Albion Rovers boss Brian Reid has no fitness worries at all ahead of this game.
We’re inclined to think that Stirling Albion will probably create the chances to score more than once when they line up against Albion Rovers, who might well find it difficult to find the back of the net.
We’re tipping a controlled 2-0 winning score for Stirling Albion at the end of this one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Forthbank Stadium (3,808)
Captain: Ross McGeachie
Chairman: Stuart Brown
Manager: Kevin Rutkiewicz
Competitions: League Two position 4
🔑 Key Player: Declan Byrne
Mostly taking to the field in the Striker position, Declan Byrne was born in Scotland. After making a first senior appearance for Cowdenbeath in the 2015 - 2016 season, the goalscoring Forward has contributed 3 league goals in this League Two 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in a total of 12 appearances.