FM Preview: Albion Rovers v Queen of the South 12 Jan 2013

Footymad preview History of the Albion Rovers v Queen of the South fixture

Albion Rovers play host to Queen of the South at Cliftonhill on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 46 games played, Wee Rovers have recorded 20 wins, and Queen of the South have come away with 18 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Albion Rovers was amazingly over twenty years ago, in July 1990, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Scottish Division Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 25 Aug Queen o.t.S. 1 - 0 Albion Rvs. Scottish Division Two
2010/2011 Sat 24 Jul Queen o.t.S. 2 - 1 Albion Rvs. Scottish Challenge Cup
2005/2006 Sat 30 Jul Queen o.t.S. 4 - 0 Albion Rvs. Scottish Challenge Cup
2004/2005 Tue 17 Aug Queen o.t.S. 1 - 2 Albion Rvs. Scottish League Cup
1994/1995 Wed 10 Aug Queen o.t.S. 2 - 0 Albion Rvs. Scottish League Cup
1993/1994 Sat 12 Mar Queen o.t.S. 1 - 2 Albion Rvs. Scottish Division Two
1991/1992 Tue 13 Aug Queen o.t.S. 0 - 4 Albion Rvs. Scottish League Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Albion Rovers's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Wee Rovers have scored 8, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

Queen of the South's away form is none too clever either, picking up four victories from the last six. Those games have seen the Doonhamers pummel 17 goals, and let in 8.

Albion Rovers find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 16 games have yielded only 8 points.

Queen of the South are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, with their 16 games giving them a return of 41 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Albion Rovers 6 1 0 5 7 11 3
Queen of the South 6 5 0 1 18 5 15

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Wee Rovers at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Doonhamers come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Albion Rovers 6 games since last home draw.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Queen of the South 10 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 13 outings ago.

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