St. Johnstone prepare to entertain Brechin City at McDiarmid Park on Saturday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Saints are clearly on top, having won 9 and lost only 3 of the 15 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at McDiarmid Park was earlier this season, with St. Johnstone running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Scottish Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sun 16 Nov||Brechin City||0 - 1||St. Johnstone||SCD1|
|2003/2004||Sat 30 Aug||St. Johnstone||3-1||Brechin City||SCD1|
|2003/2004||Tue 26 Aug||St. Johnstone||1 - 2||Brechin City||SCC|
|2002/2003||Wed 14 Aug||Brechin City||3 - 2||St. Johnstone||SCC|
|1987/1988||Sat 30 Dec||St. Johnstone||1 - 1||Brechin City||SCD2|
|1987/1988||Sat 30 Dec||St. Johnstone||2 - 0||Brechin City||SCD2|
|1984/1985||Sat 30 Dec||St. Johnstone||0 - 1||Brechin City||SCD1|
Recent respective form guides
St. Johnstone have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.
The away form of Brechin City is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. City have conceded 15 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.
St. Johnstone's 30 points from 19 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position. Brechin City find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 19 games have yielded only 9 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Brechin City is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Saints in a close run game. Home Win
|St. Johnstone||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Brechin City||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.