FM Preview: Rangers v Montrose 23 Sep 2012

Last updated : 22 September 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Rangers v Montrose fixture

Rangers play host to Montrose at Ibrox on Sunday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Gers have drawn both of the previous games against their opponents, however.

The last time the two teams met at Rangers was way back in the black-and-white days of August 1976, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a Scottish League Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
1976/1977 Sat 28 Aug Montrose 0 - 3 Rangers Scottish League Cup
1976/1977 Sat 21 Aug Rangers 4-0 Montrose Scottish League Cup
1975/1976 Wed 08 Oct Rangers 5 - 1 Montrose Scottish League Cup
1929/1930 Sat 01 Mar Rangers 3 - 0 Montrose Scottish F.A. Cup
1924/1925 Sat 07 Feb Montrose 0 - 2 Rangers Scottish F.A. Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Rangers are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, In this time, Gers have rattled up an impressive 19 goals, and conceded 4.

In complete contrast to Rangers, Montrose are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Gable Endies have hit 6 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Rangers's total of 9 points from their 5 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Three.

Montrose see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 5 points from their 5 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Rangers 6 3 3 0 12 4 12
Montrose 6 1 2 3 7 13 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Rangers fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, we just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Gers. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Rangers Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Montrose Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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