FM Preview: Falkirk v Dundee 19 Mar 2011

Footymad preview History of the Falkirk v Dundee fixture

Falkirk prepare to entertain Dundee at The Falkirk Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 80 games played, Bairns have recorded 38 wins, and Dundee have come away with 21 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Falkirk Stadium was earlier this season, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3-3 draw in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 22 Jan Dundee 1 - 0 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Sat 30 Oct Falkirk 3-3 Dundee Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Sat 28 Aug Dundee 2 - 0 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2002/2003 Wed 09 Apr Dundee 4 - 1 Falkirk Scottish F.A. Cup
2002/2003 Sat 22 Mar Falkirk 1 - 1 Dundee Scottish F.A. Cup
2001/2002 Wed 16 Jan Falkirk 0 - 1 Dundee Scottish F.A. Cup
1997/1998 Sat 25 Apr Falkirk 1 - 0 Dundee Scottish Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Falkirk have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.

The The Dee have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the The Dee, and 7 goals against.

Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 37 points from 24 games.

Dundee see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 31 points from their 27 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Falkirk 6 2 2 2 6 5 8
Dundee 6 4 2 0 9 4 14

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at The Falkirk Stadium for the Bairns and the Madmen are unable to see past Dundee claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Falkirk 5 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Dundee Undefeated in last 10 away games.
11 games since last defeat.

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