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Spartans will host away side Elgin City at Ainslie Park Stadium in the League Two game on Saturday.
Our predictions, user poll and statistics for Spartans v Elgin City can be found here - as well as up-to-date odds.
Spartans will be looking to improve on their last outing here after a 1-0 League Two loss in their previous game against Forfar Athletic.
Tom Brindley (3') scored for Forfar Athletic.
Over their last six games, Dougie Samuel's Spartans have managed to score a combined total of 6 times giving them an average number of goals per match equal to 1.
Ahead of this meeting, Spartans haven’t won at home in the past 2 matches in the league.
Since being defeated in their last game at the hands of Bonnyrigg Rose in League Two competition, Elgin City and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
Conor Doan (21', 54') was the scorer for Bonnyrigg Rose.
Looking at their form, and Elgin City have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 6 goals overall. Defensively, Elgin City seem to have a bit of a soft underbelly. That sort of trend isn’t assured to be carried forward into this match, however.
Head to head
The previous league contest featuring the two was League Two match day 16 on 16/12/2023 when the final score was Elgin City 0-4 Spartans.
The referee was Alex Shepherd.
Team News: Spartans
The Spartans manager Dougie Samuel will be thankful to have no fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this match thanks to a fully healthy squad to pick from.
Team News: Elgin City
Due to a fully healthy group available for selection, the Elgin City manager Allan Hale doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this match.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Elgin City have the capability to find the net against this Spartans team, although that might not quite be as many as they’ll concede.
We’re tipping a 2-1 winning margin for Spartans after the 90. Let’s just see how this one goes.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Ainslie Park Stadium (3,612)
Captain: Kevin Waugh
Chairman: Craig Graham
Manager: Dougie Samuel
Competitions: League Two position 3
🔑 Key Player: Blair Henderson
Regularly played in the Striker position, Blair Henderson was born in Melrose, Scotland. After making a first senior appearance for Dunfermline Athletic in the 2012 - 2013 season, the skilful Forward has struck 12 league goals in this League Two 2023 - 2024 campaign so far in a total of 21 appearances.