FM Preview: Falkirk v Dunfermline Athletic 12 Mar 2011

Footymad preview History of the Falkirk v Dunfermline Athletic fixture

Falkirk prepare to entertain Dunfermline Athletic at The Falkirk Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bairns are clearly on top, winning 51.16% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Falkirk Stadium was earlier this season, with Dunfermline Athletic inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Bairns in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2006/2007 Sat 04 Nov Dunfermline A. 0 - 3 Falkirk Scottish Premier
2006/2007 Sat 05 Aug Falkirk 1 - 0 Dunfermline A. Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Falkirk have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

Dunfermline Athletic have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Pars, and 8 goals against.

Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 37 points from 23 games.

Dunfermline Athletic are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 43 points from 25 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Falkirk 6 3 2 1 7 4 11
Dunfermline Athletic 6 2 3 1 10 6 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Falkirk at home in recent games, and, though we cannot see a run starting here, we do think the Bairns will at least gain a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Falkirk 4 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Dunfermline Athletic Undefeated in last 3 away games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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