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Montrose arrive at The Falkirk Stadium on Saturday for the League One tie with home team Falkirk.
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Falkirk will be looking for another win after the 0-3 League One victory versus Dumbarton.
For Falkirk, goals were scored by Michael Ruth (11'), Aidan Nesbitt (54') and Charlie Telfer (71').
Over their prior 6 fixtures, Paul Sheerin's Falkirk have hit the target a combined total of 9 times resulting in an average number of goals per match equal to 1.5.
Analysis of their past results shows that Falkirk:
- have not beaten Montrose in their last 2 league games.
- are without a win at home for the past 2 league games.
In their previous fixture, Montrose drew 2-2 in the League One tie with Alloa Athletic.
For Montrose, the scorers were Craig Johnston (77') and Matty Allan (91'). Mark Durnan (53', 64') scored for Alloa Athletic.
A sequence of effective displays by the Montrose defenders has resulted in the number of goals they’ve conceded standing at 3 from their last 6 fixtures in total. In that period, the number of goals that they have scored themselves amounts to 11. We will find out if that trend will end up being sustained into this next match.
A look at their previous results shows us that Montrose:
- are undefeated in their previous 8 league matches away from home. Impressive, to say the least.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
Looking over their prior head to head clashes dating back to 21/12/2019 shows that Falkirk have won 4 of these games & Montrose 1, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 1.
A combined total of 19 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 12 of them for The Bairns and 7 coming from The Gable Endies. That is an average goals per game value of 3.17.
Team News: Falkirk
The Falkirk manager Paul Sheerin will be grateful to have no fitness concerns to speak of before this clash thanks to a completely healthy squad to choose from.
Team News: Montrose
With a fully injury-free group to choose from, the Montrose manager Stewart Petrie doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this game.
We envisage that Montrose have the firepower to breach the defence of this Falkirk side, but it probably shouldn’t be enough to prevent defeat.
We think that it’s going to be both teams to score in a 2-1 winning margin for Falkirk at the end of the match. We are expecting it to be pretty even.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Falkirk Stadium (7,937)
Captain: Steven Hetherington
Chairman: Gary Deans
Manager: Paul Sheerin
Competitions: League One position 5
🔑 Star Player: Callumn Morrison
Generally deployed in the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Callumn Morrison was born in Alva, Scotland. Having made his senior debut playing for Hearts in the 2015 - 2016 season, the dangerous Midfielder has got 4 league goals in the League One 2021 - 2022 campaign so far in 7 appearances.