FM Preview: Ross County v Falkirk 05 Mar 2011

Footymad preview History of the Ross County v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk face a trip to Ross County at Victoria Park on Saturday afternoon, determined to keep up their impressive record at the venue, having pummelled their opponents 8 times out of 12.

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

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 06 Nov Falkirk 0 - 1 Ross County Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Sat 14 Aug Ross County 0-1 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2005/2006 Tue 14 Feb Ross County 0 - 1 Falkirk Scottish F.A. Cup
2005/2006 Sat 04 Feb Falkirk 1 - 1 Ross County Scottish F.A. Cup
2004/2005 Sat 09 Apr Falkirk 1 - 0 Ross County Scottish Division One
2004/2005 Sat 29 Jan Ross County 0 - 1 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2004/2005 Sat 27 Nov Falkirk 2 - 2 Ross County Scottish Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Ross County may have lost only 1 of their last six home games, but the other 5 have resulted in drawn games. Only 1 goals have been registered in this time, with 2 in the wrong end.

Falkirk's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Bairns, and 7 goals against.

Ross County are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 20 points from 23 matches.

Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 37 points from 22 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Ross County 6 0 5 1 2 3 5
Falkirk 6 3 2 1 6 3 11

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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 Ross County. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Ross County Drawn last 5 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 7 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 5 games.
Not won in the 12 most recent games.
Falkirk Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
6 games since last defeat.

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