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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 41 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 less than a year ago, in April 2006, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 05 AugFalkirk1 - 0Dunfermline A.SPL
2005/2006Sat 15 AprFalkirk0 - 0Dunfermline A.SPL
2005/2006Sat 01 AprDunfermline A.1 - 1FalkirkSPL
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

Recent respective form guides

Dunfermline Athletic have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Pars have scored 7, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

The Bairns have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Bairns's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.

Dunfermline A. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 9 points from 12 matches. Falkirk see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 14 points from their 12 games played so far,

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

Falkirk are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Dunfermline A.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Dunfermline A. 5 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Falkirk 6 games since last away draw.