FM Preview: Falkirk v Livingston 24 Mar 2012

Last updated : 23 March 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Falkirk v Livingston fixture

Falkirk prepare to entertain Livingston at The Falkirk Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 20 games played, Bairns have recorded 9 wins, and Livingston have come away with 4 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Falkirk Stadium was earlier this season, as the Bairns squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 4-3 in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Mon 02 Jan Livingston 1 - 2 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2011/2012 Sat 05 Nov Falkirk 4-3 Livingston Scottish Division One
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

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Recent respective form guides

Falkirk have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Bairns's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Livingston's away form is none too clever either, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While the Livi have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 44 points from 29 games.

Livingston see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 35 points from their 28 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Falkirk 6 1 2 3 6 7 5
Livingston 6 2 0 4 11 13 6

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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 Livingston claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Falkirk Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Livingston 11 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.

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