National cups are something special for many teams and supporters. Today's match will decide whether it's Gala Fairydean Rovers or Annan Athletic that keep their silverware dream alive.
We should expect both teams to be fresh and ready for this match, as there is some time since both teams last played. Let's have a look at how the teams are doing!
Annan Athletic play their home fixtures on artifical turf, while this match occurs on grass. Relevant statistics for Annan Athletic when featuring on grass are 13 wins, 4 draws and 17 defeats from 34 matches. They have managed to score 41 goals and conceded 50 times on these occasions.
Gala Fairydean Rovers form and statsAction has already taken place for Fairydean in Scottish Cup as they have defeated St. Cuthbert Wanderers and Spartans to reach the 3rd Round. Gala Fairydean Rovers participated in Scottish Cup the last season, where they reached the 1st round.
The fans are hoping that Fairydean will strike back in this match, putting things right after the 0-2 away loss in the Football League game against Bonnyrigg Rose Athletic.Previous to that game, a Football League home match hosting Gretna 2008 in a game that was won 3-1.
Annan Athletic form and statsThe traveling awayteam has defeated Jeanfield Swifts in order to reach 3rd round of Scottish Cup. Annan's mission in Scottish Cup last season failed in the 2nd round.
4-0-3 is the win-draw-loss statistic for Annan Athletic in their League Two matches away. The pressure to perform on the road is increasing on P. Murphy, the Annan manager, as the last three away games were defeats.
Annan Athletic's last game was the home draw against Albion Rovers (1-1).Preceding that game, the 0-2 loss visiting Stenhousemuir's place.
Annan Athletic are scoring more than one goal per away game on average, having accumulated 10 away goals from 7 games (in the league). As opposed to that, Annan have seen the ball go into their own net 7 times on the road.
Head 2 Head
Gala Fairydean Rovers missing players
Annan Athletic missing players
|Gala Fairydean Rovers||Annan Athletic|
|100%||100%||Over 0.5||O 0.5||100%||100%|
|88%||91%||Over 1.5||O 1.5||83%||88%|
|68%||82%||Over 2.5||O 2.5||33%||48%|
|40%||45%||Over 3.5||O 3.5||8%||28%|
|20%||27%||Over 4.5||O 4.5||0%||4%|
|24%||9%||Clean Sheets||C S||33%||20%|
|28%||36%||Failed to Score||F T||42%||24%|
|5.2||3||Corners for (avg)||C F||3.5||4.4|
|5.8||6||Corners against (avg)||C A||6.4||5.4|
|0.5||0||Yellow cards (avg)||Y C||2.2||2.4|
|0||0||Red cards||R C||1||2|
|12.5||7||Shots (avg)||S (||7.7||10.2|
|6||5||Shots on Target (avg)||S O||3||4.5|
|21%||0%||Goal Efficiency||G E||39%||31%|
|14.2||11||Shots against (avg)||S A||12.3||11.7|
|5.5||3||Shots on Target against (avg)||S O||4.1||4.1|