FM Preview: Greenock Morton v Falkirk 24 Sep 2011

Last updated : 23 September 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Greenock Morton v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk face a trip to Greenock Morton at Cappielow Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 70 games played, Bairns have recorded 23 wins, and Greenock Morton have come away with 30 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2011, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Scottish Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 02 Apr Morton 2-2 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Tue 01 Mar Morton 0 - 0 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Sat 12 Feb Falkirk 1 - 0 Morton Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Sat 18 Sep Falkirk 2 - 1 Morton Scottish Division One
2000/2001 Sat 28 Apr Morton 2 - 1 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2000/2001 Tue 27 Mar Falkirk 1 - 3 Morton Scottish Division One
2000/2001 Sat 21 Oct Morton 0 - 4 Falkirk Scottish Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Greenock Morton have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 11.

The away form of Falkirk however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Bairns, and 6 goals against.

Greenock Morton are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, with their 6 games giving them a return of 11 points.

Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 9 points from 6 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Greenock Morton 6 2 1 3 11 12 7
Falkirk 6 4 2 0 14 7 14

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Bairns out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Greenock Morton. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Greenock Morton 7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Falkirk Undefeated in last 3 away games.
10 games since last defeat.

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