FM Preview: Elgin City v Rangers 22 Dec 2012

Last updated : 21 December 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Elgin City v Rangers fixture

Rangers face a trip to Elgin City at Borough Briggs at lunchtime on Saturday, for the first time in their history, and will be hoping to give their new opponents the runaround.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sun 02 Dec Rangers 3 - 0 Elgin City Scottish F.A. Cup
2012/2013 Sun 02 Sep Rangers 5 - 1 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
1976/1977 Sat 26 Feb Rangers 3 - 0 Elgin City Scottish F.A. Cup
1951/1952 Sat 09 Feb Rangers 6 - 1 Elgin City Scottish F.A. Cup
1948/1949 Sat 22 Jan Rangers 6 - 1 Elgin City Scottish F.A. Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Elgin City are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, City have rattled up an impressive 21 goals, and conceded 7.

Rangers's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the Gers pummel 13 goals, and let in 5.

Elgin City are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 27 points from 15 games.

Rangers are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, with their 14 games giving them a return of 33 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Elgin City 6 3 2 1 11 8 11
Rangers 6 6 0 0 20 4 18

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Rangers are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Elgin City. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Elgin City Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Rangers 3 successive away victories.
6 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 7 matches.
Last drawn game 15 outings ago.

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