FM Preview: Falkirk v Livingston 05 Nov 2011

Last updated : 04 November 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Falkirk v Livingston fixture

Falkirk play host to Livingston at The Falkirk Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 19 games played, Bairns have recorded 8 wins, and Livingston have come away with 4 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Falkirk was back in May 2006, over five years ago, the Bairns carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 10 Sep Livingston 1 - 1 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2005/2006 Sat 06 May Falkirk 1-0 Livingston Scottish Premier
2005/2006 Sat 28 Jan Livingston 0 - 1 Falkirk Scottish Premier
2005/2006 Sat 29 Oct Falkirk 1 - 1 Livingston Scottish Premier
2005/2006 Sat 06 Aug Livingston 0 - 2 Falkirk Scottish Premier
2000/2001 Tue 24 Apr Livingston 3 - 0 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2000/2001 Sat 13 Jan Falkirk 1 - 0 Livingston Scottish Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Falkirk are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Bairns, with 5 goals against.

Livingston have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Livi's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 4 against.

Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 19 points from 11 games.

Livingston are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 16 points from 11 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Falkirk 6 4 2 0 11 4 14
Livingston 6 2 3 1 6 4 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Falkirk may be coming up against a decent side in Livingston, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Bairns. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Falkirk Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Livingston 4 games since last defeat.

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