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The League Two tie at Meadowbank Stadium on Friday sees home side Edinburgh City welcome guests Stirling Albion.
Our Edinburgh City v Stirling Albion predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Edinburgh City will be looking for another win after a 0-1 League Two triumph versus Stranraer.
The only scorer from Edinburgh City was Ouzy See (80').
Their latest results shine a light on the fact that quality has been evident in the Edinburgh City defence. Edinburgh City have been miserly, with the number of goals that have flown into the back of their net over the course of their last 6 games standing at 4.
Taking a look at their past results, Edinburgh City:
- are winless against Stirling Albion in games played at home for the previous 3 matches in the league.
- are unbeaten in their last 3 league matches at home.
Stirling Albion head into the encounter following a 1-0 League Two win with the eclipse of Forfar Athletic in their last game.
The only name on the scoresheet from Stirling Albion was Dylan Bikey (81').
Throughout their six previous matches, Kevin Rutkiewicz's Stirling Albion have had reason to celebrate scoring 8 times - yielding them a goals scored per game average of 1.33.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head meetings going back to 17/08/2019, there is nothing to separate the two clubs with Edinburgh City winning 3 of those games, Stirling Albion 3 and 0 being draws after 90 minutes of play.
A combined sum of 10 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 5 from The Citizens and 5 being from The Binos. The average goals per game has been 1.67.
The last league fixture between the two was League Two match day 1 on 24/04/2021 and the score finished Edinburgh City 0-1 Stirling Albion.
The match was refereed by Lorraine Watson.
Team News: Edinburgh City
The Edinburgh City manager Gary Naysmith has a full complement, with no fitness worries to speak of before this game owing to a fully injury-free group available for selection.
Team News: Stirling Albion
Owing to a completely healthy group to pick from, the Stirling Albion boss Kevin Rutkiewicz has no fitness worries at all ahead of this match.
We are of the inclination to think that Stirling Albion and Edinburgh City should both get enough opportunities to score, although it’s hard to separate the two.
It appears that a draw might be on the cards. We’re therefore anticipating a tight encounter, finishing with a score draw at the conclusion of the game.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Meadowbank Stadium (500)
Captain: Robbie McIntyre
Chairman: Jim Brown
Manager: Gary Naysmith
Competitions: League Two position 5
🔑 Star Player: Danny Handling
Mostly used in the Right Wing position, Danny Handling was born in Scotland. Having made his senior debut playing for Hibernian in the 2010 - 2011 season, the accomplished Forward has bagged 2 league goals in this League Two 2021 - 2022 campaign to date from a total of 5 appearances.