FM Preview: Rangers v Clyde 26 Dec 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Tuesday, 25th December 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Rangers and Clyde at 15:00 on 26th December 2012 in the Scottish Division Three.
History of the Rangers v Clyde fixture
Rangers play host to Clyde at Ibrox on Wednesday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 59 wins out of 77 previous matches.
The last time the two teams met at Rangers was back in September 2005, over five years ago, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 5-2 thriller, in an Scottish League Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Sun 28 Oct||Clyde||0 - 2||Rangers||Scottish Division Three|
|2005/2006||Tue 20 Sep||Rangers||5-2||Clyde||Scottish League Cup|
|1995/1996||Thu 15 Feb||Clyde||1 - 4||Rangers||Scottish F.A. Cup|
|1988/1989||Wed 17 Aug||Clyde||0 - 3||Rangers||Scottish League Cup|
|1985/1986||Wed 21 Aug||Rangers||5 - 0||Clyde||Scottish League Cup|
|1979/1980||Wed 30 Jan||Rangers||2 - 0||Clyde||Scottish F.A. Cup|
|1979/1980||Sat 26 Jan||Clyde||2 - 2||Rangers||Scottish F.A. Cup|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Rangers have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. In this time, Gers have rattled up an impressive 17 goals, and conceded 3.
In complete contrast to Rangers, Clyde are having a torrid time on their travels, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Bully Wee have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Rangers are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, with their 14 games giving them a return of 35 points.
Clyde see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 16 points from their 13 games played so far,
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
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
|Rangers||Won 5 successive home games.
10 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 8 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 15 .
|Clyde||11 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.
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