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History of the Gretna v Livingston fixture

Livingston face a trip to Gretna at Raydale Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The only previous meeting between the two sides yielded a draw.

The only previous meeting between Gretna and Livingston at was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 18 NovLivingston1 - 2GretnaSCD1
2006/2007Sat 16 SepGretna1 - 1LivingstonSCD1

Recent respective form guides

Gretna are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Black and Whites have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 3.

Livingston's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Livi, and 12 goals against.

Gretna are leading the way in the Bells Scottish Division One, with their 22 games giving them a return of 46 points. Livingston's 31 points from 22 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 4th position.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Gretna651012216
Livingston630311129

FootyMad's prediction ...

Livingston are performing with pride on their travels, but the FootyMad panel believes it may not be enough to prevent the Black and Whites coming away with a hard-fought home win. Home win.

Sequence statistics:
Gretna Won 5 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Livingston 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.