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The League Two match at Ainslie Park Stadium on Saturday will see hosts Edinburgh City lock horns with opponents Elgin City.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Edinburgh City v Elgin City game (including the best match odds).
Edinburgh City will be hoping to return to winning ways here following a 0-1 League Two losing effort in their last game against Cowdenbeath.
Brad Smith (78') was the scorer for Cowdenbeath.
Three or more goals per match were recorded in 5 of the past 6 fixtures where Edinburgh City have taken part. Their opponents scored 11 times in this period while The Citizens totted up 12.
Going into this one, Edinburgh City haven't lost in the league to Elgin City in their last 6 matches.
Elgin City will go into the game following on from a 3-0 League Two win vs Brechin City in their most recent match.
For Elgin City, the goals were scored by Brian Cameron (17') and Kane Hester (60', 65').
Proving their partiality to high-scoring encounters, goals have been celebrated 21 times in the previous six matches in which Elgin City have taken to the pitch, giving a mean average of 3.5 goals for each clash. Their opponents have got 4 of these goals. In any event, it remains to be seen whether that trend might persist in this next game or not.
Leading up to this clash, Elgin City:
- have not emerged victorious against Edinburgh City when having played them away from home in the previous 4 league matches. Not good.
- remain unbeaten by Edinburgh City in games played away from home for the previous 2 matches in the league.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 away league matches.
Head to head
Checking on their most recent head-to-head meetings going back to 15/12/2018 shows us that Edinburgh City have won 2 of these and Elgin City 0, with the number of drawn matches being 4.
A lot of goals were also scored during this period, 22 in total at an average of 3.67 goals per match.
The previous league meeting between the two was League Two match day 19 on 04/01/2020 when it finished Elgin City 0-1 Edinburgh City.
The match was refereed by Grant Irvine.
Team News: Edinburgh City
Allan Smith (Cruciate Ligament Injury), Robbie McIntyre (Knock), Kelby Mason (Knock) and Alex Harris (Knock) will not be able to play for Edinburgh boss James McDonaugh.
Team News: Elgin City
Due to a completely healthy group available to select from, Elgin City manager Gavin Price does not have any fitness worries at all coming into this match.
When taking everything into account, Elgin City could well find it tough to be putting a goal past this Edinburgh City side who we reckon should be able to grind out a win.
Therefore, we predict a very even contest with a 1-0 winning score for Edinburgh City at the end of this one.
Let’s see how this one goes.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Ainslie Park Stadium (3,534)
Captain: Craig Thomson
Chairman: Jim Brown
Manager: James McDonaugh
Competitions: League Two position 5, League Cup (Group H)