FM Preview: Elgin City v Rangers 25 Nov 2012

Last updated : 24 November 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 Sunday, 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 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 have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 19 goals for the City, with 10 goals against.

The Gers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Gers, and 4 goals against.

Elgin City are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 22 points from 12 games.

Rangers are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, with their 11 games giving them a return of 24 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Elgin City 6 3 3 0 18 9 12
Rangers 6 5 0 1 19 5 15

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Gers's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Elgin City, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Elgin City Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Rangers 5 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 11 outings ago.

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