FM Preview: Rangers v Clyde 26 Dec 2012

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Last updated : 25 December 2012

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

Team P W D L F A P
Rangers 6 6 0 0 24 6 18
Clyde 6 2 0 4 7 9 6

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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 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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