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Forfar Athletic will arrive at Forthbank Stadium on Saturday for the League Two clash with home side Stirling Albion.
All Stirling Albion v Forfar Athletic match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - along with the latest match odds.
Stirling Albion will be hoping to bounce back here following a 1-0 Challenge Cup defeat in their last game at the hands of Montrose.
Kevin Rutkiewicz's Stirling Albion have hit the back of the net a sum total of 8 times in their past six outings. The corresponding tally of goals that they have conceded in those games stands at 8.
Going into this contest, Stirling Albion have not registered a win against Forfar Athletic in their last 12 league games.
Following on from being defeated in their last game at the hands of Raith Rovers in Challenge Cup action, Forfar Athletic and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In 5 of the prior 6 clashes featuring Forfar Athletic, a notably low volume of goals have been struck between them and opposing sides. The overall average number of goals per game within that spell comes to just 2, with the number of goals averaged by The Loons standing at 1.17.
Looking at their past form shows that Forfar Athletic:
- remain undefeated by Stirling Albion when having played them away from home in the previous 6 league games. A very good record, indeed.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 3 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A look at their prior head to head clashes dating back to 28/03/2015 shows us that Stirling Albion have won 1 of them & Forfar Athletic 4, with the tally of drawn matches being 1.
A combined sum of 21 goals were scored between them in these games, with 5 of them from The Binos and 16 created by The Loons. The average goals per game has been 3.5.
Team News: Stirling Albion
The Stirling Albion boss Kevin Rutkiewicz has zero fitness worries at all coming into this match owing to a fully injury-free squad ready to go.
Team News: Forfar Athletic
In an otherwise available group of players, there’s only a single fitness problem for the Forfar Athletic manager Gary Irvine to contend with. Darren Whyte (Knock) misses out for this game.
We’re of the opinion that Forfar Athletic will do well to hit the back of the net against this Stirling Albion lineup who we think will likely be able to grind out a win.
Our tip is therefore for a highly competitive game with a 1-0 victory for Stirling Albion at the end of this one.
We’ll see what happens.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Forthbank Stadium (3,808)
Captain: Ross McGeachie
Chairman: Stuart Brown
Manager: Kevin Rutkiewicz
Competitions: League Two position 4, Challenge Cup (Second round)
⭐ Key Man: Kurtis Roberts
Usually taking to the field in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Kurtis Roberts was born in Glasgow, Scotland. Having played his first senior match for Stirling Albion in the 2021 - 2022 season, the dangerous Midfielder has got 2 league goals in the League Two 2021 - 2022 campaign to date in a total of 5 appearances.