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Elgin City arrive at Galabank on Saturday for the League Two meeting with home side Annan Athletic.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Annan Athletic v Elgin City are shown on this page (inc. the best betting odds).
Annan Athletic enter this game following on from a 1-1 League Two drawn match vs Albion Rovers.
The only player to score from Annan Athletic was Iain Anderson (70'). Sam Jamieson (93') was the scorer for Albion Rovers.
Under three goals per game were scored during 5 of the last 6 fixtures where Annan Athletic have taken part. With regard to the goal distribution in that period, opposing sides scored a total of 6 and Galabankies managed the sum of 2. Such a trend might not be continued into this match, however.
A look at their previous results shows us that Annan Athletic:
- have not registered a win against Elgin City in their previous 4 league games.
- are without a home win in the past 6 league matches. Things will have to change soon.
Elgin City will go into the meeting following on from a 1-2 League Two win with the defeat of Brechin City in their previous game.
For Elgin City, goals were scored by Kane Hester (47') and Darryl McHardy (83'). Connor Barron (29') scored for Brechin City.
In their last half-dozen outings, Elgin City have amassed a total of 8 goals. The Black and Whites have additionally got on the scoresheet in every single one of those games. During that period, they have had 7 goals go into their own net.
Ahead of this meeting, Elgin City remain unbeaten by Annan Athletic when having played them away from home in the previous 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
Checking on their past head to head clashes dating back to 05/01/2019 shows that Annan Athletic have won 2 of them and Elgin City 3, with the number of draws standing at 1.
A sum of 14 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 4 of them for Galabankies and 10 belonging to The Black and Whites . The average number of goals per game works out to 2.33.
The previous league clash featuring the two was League Two match day 7 on 05/12/2020 and the score finished Elgin City 1-0 Annan Athletic.
The referee was Graham Grainger.
Team News: Annan Athletic
Annan Athletic boss Peter Murphy will be thankful to have no fitness concerns whatsoever before this game with a fully injury-free group ready to go.
Team News: Elgin City
Due to a fully injury-free group to choose from, Elgin City boss Gavin Price does not have any fitness concerns whatsoever before this clash.
We’re thinking that Annan Athletic will need to put in a solid display to break down this Elgin City lineup who we think should be able to get on the scoresheet themselves in a winning performance.
We therefore see a hard-fought contest, finishing with a 0-1 winning score for Elgin City at the end of the 90.
Expecting it to be tight.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Galabank (2,504)
Captain: Steven Swinglehurst
Chairman: Philip Jones
Manager: Peter Murphy
Competitions: League Two position 7
⭐ Star Man: Russell Currie
Regularly played in the Striker position, Russell Currie was born in Manchester, England. After having played his first senior match for Annan Athletic in the 2020 - 2021 season, the goalscoring Forward has scored a sum of 2 league goals in the League Two 2020 - 2021 season to date from a total of 5 appearances.