FM Preview: Falkirk v Dunfermline Athletic 06 Oct 2012

Footymad preview History of the Falkirk v Dunfermline Athletic fixture

Falkirk prepare to entertain Dunfermline Athletic at Falkirk Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bairns are clearly on top, winning 51.06% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Falkirk Stadium was just last season, in March 2011, with Dunfermline Athletic inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Bairns in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 07 May Dunfermline A. 3 - 0 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Sat 12 Mar Falkirk 1-2 Dunfermline A. Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Tue 15 Feb Dunfermline A. 1 - 1 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Sat 07 Aug Falkirk 0 - 1 Dunfermline A. Scottish Division One
2008/2009 Sun 26 Apr Falkirk 2 - 0 Dunfermline A. Scottish F.A. Cup
2006/2007 Sat 19 May Dunfermline A. 0 - 3 Falkirk Scottish Premier
2006/2007 Sat 13 Jan Falkirk 1 - 0 Dunfermline A. Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Falkirk have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.

The away form of Dunfermline Athletic however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Pars, and 5 goals against.

Falkirk are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 6 points from 7 matches.

Dunfermline Athletic are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 18 points from 7 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Falkirk 6 1 3 2 6 9 6
Dunfermline Athletic 6 5 0 1 15 2 15

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Bairns of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Dunfermline Athletic, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Falkirk Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Dunfermline Athletic 4 successive away victories.
7 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 13 outings ago.

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