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History of the Dunfermline Athletic v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk face a trip to Dunfermline Athletic at East End Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 40 games played, Bairns have recorded 14 wins, and Dunfermline A. have come away with 17 victories.

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

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 31 DecFalkirk1 - 2Dunfermline A.SPL
2005/2006Sat 15 OctDunfermline A.0 - 1FalkirkSPL
2002/2003Tue 22 OctDunfermline A.2 - 0FalkirkSLGC
1999/2000Sat 25 MarFalkirk1 - 1Dunfermline A.SCD1
1999/2000Sat 15 JanDunfermline A.2 - 2FalkirkSCD1
1999/2000Sat 20 NovFalkirk1 - 3Dunfermline A.SCD1
1999/2000Sat 28 AugDunfermline A.1 - 1FalkirkSCD1

Recent respective form guides

Dunfermline Athletic have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. While Pars have scored 7, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

Falkirk have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Bairns have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Dunfermline A. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 22 points from 31 matches. Falkirk are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 21 points from 31 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Pars, as the Bairns have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Dunfermline A. Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Falkirk Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 6 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.