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Forfar Athletic journey to Borough Briggs on Tuesday for the League Two meeting with home team Elgin City.
Our Elgin City v Forfar Athletic predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below (inc. the best betting odds).
Elgin City will be hoping to bounce back here after the 1-0 League Two losing effort in their last game against Dumbarton.
Tony Wallace (67') was the scorer for Dumbarton.
Barry Smith's Elgin City have found the net a sum total of 7 times in their last six outings. The corresponding tally of goals that they have conceded in those fixtures amounts to 12.
Going into this one, Elgin City have not been beaten in the league by Forfar Athletic in their previous 3 games.
Forfar Athletic will go into this meeting after a 0-2 League Two win to beat Bonnyrigg Rose in their last match.
For Forfar Athletic, the goalscorers were Mark Whatley (37') and Ryan Paterson (80').
Over the course of their last half-dozen outings, Forfar Athletic have bagged the sum of 8 goals. Forfar Athletic have also managed to score in every single one of those games. During that period, they have had 10 goals scored by their opponents.
Heading into this contest, Forfar Athletic haven't been defeated in their previous 3 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Inspecting their most recent head to head meetings dating back to 13/08/2022 tells us that Elgin City have won 2 of these games and Forfar Athletic 1, with the tally of draws being 3.
A combined total of 8 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 5 from The Black and Whites and 3 for The Loons. That’s an average goals per game of 1.33.
Team News: Elgin City
There’s just a single fitness concern for the Elgin City manager Barry Smith to be concerned with thanks to an almost full-strength group. Matthew Wright (Ill) is sidelined.
Team News: Forfar Athletic
Due to a completely healthy squad available for selection, the Forfar Athletic manager Ray McKinnon has zero fitness concerns to speak of before this clash.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Forfar Athletic have it within them to breach the defence of this Elgin City outfit, but that probably shouldn’t be enough to avoid defeat.
We’re going for a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 victory for Elgin City after 90 minutes. Let’s see what happens here.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Borough Briggs (4,520)
Captain: Matthew Cooper
Chairman: Isla Benzie
Manager: Barry Smith
Competitions: League Two position 9
⭐ Star Player: Russell Dingwall
Usually played in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Russell Dingwall was born in Dingwall, Scotland. After having made a senior debut playing for Ross County in the 2016 - 2017 season, the gifted Midfielder has contributed 2 league goals in this League Two 2023 - 2024 season so far in 8 appearances.