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The League Two game at Borough Briggs on Thursday will see home side Elgin City go into battle with opponents Stirling Albion.
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Elgin City will want to continue from where they left off last time out with the 1-4 League Two triumph versus Stranraer.
For Elgin City, the goalscorers were Aiden Sopel (3'), Kane Hester (7', 19') and Brian Cameron (10'). Cameron Elliott (72') was the scorer for Stranraer.
It has been all too rare in recent times where Elgin City haven’t conceded. It will be a concern for them that The Black and Whites have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 10 goals during that time.
Coming into this clash, Elgin City haven't lost in the league to Stirling Albion in their last 4 matches.
Following on from tasting defeat last time out to Queen's Park in League Two competition, Stirling Albion will be aiming to make amends here.
The only name on the scoresheet from Stirling Albion was Sean Heaver (82'). Salim Kouider-Aïssa (45', 65') scored for Queen's Park.
Looking at their form, and Stirling Albion have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, conceding 6 goals overall. At the back, The Binos certainly have room for improvement. Historical results aside, it remains to be seen if that pattern shall persist in this game.
Leading up to this clash, Stirling Albion:
- have not beaten Elgin City in away games against them for the last 2 league matches.
- are unbeaten in their last 3 away league matches.
Head to head
Checking on their past head-to-head clashes going back to 30/11/2019 shows that Elgin City have won 4 of them and Stirling Albion 1, with the number of drawn games being 1.
An aggregate of 17 goals were shared by the two clubs in these games, with 11 from The Black and Whites and 6 netted by The Binos. That’s an average goals per game of 2.83.
The previous league fixture featuring these clubs was League Two match day 12 on 27/03/2021 when the final score was Elgin City 1-1 Stirling Albion.
The referee was Grant Irvine.
Team News: Elgin City
Elgin City boss Gavin Price will be happy not to have any fitness concerns whatsoever before this game thanks to a completely healthy squad available to select from.
Team News: Stirling Albion
Due to a mostly available group, there’s just the one fitness worry for the Stirling Albion boss Kevin Rutkiewicz to be concerned with. Paul McLean (Knock) won’t be in action.
In our opinion, Stirling Albion and Elgin City could well both score and end up finding themselves in a fairly even game here.
It appears that a draw might be on the cards. We’re therefore predicting a very even match with a 1-1 score draw when all is said and done.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Borough Briggs (4,520)
Captain: Euan Spark
Chairman: Graham Tatters
Manager: Gavin Price
Competitions: League Two position 5
🔑 Key Man: Brian Cameron
Regularly taking to the field in the Centre Midfield position, Brian Cameron was born in Scotland. Having made a first senior appearance for Elgin City in the 2007 - 2008 season, the skilful Midfielder has got 4 league goals in the League Two 2020 - 2021 season so far in a total of 19 appearances.