FM Preview: Dundee United v Dunfermline Athletic 20 Aug 2011

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Last updated : 19 August 2011

Footymad preview History of the Dundee United v Dunfermline Athletic fixture

Dundee United are ready to welcome Dunfermline Athletic to Tannadice Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 64 games played, The Terrors have recorded 30 wins, and Dunfermline Athletic have come away with 18 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Tannadice Park was within the last three years, in October 2008, the The Terrors carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish League Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2008/2009 Tue 28 Oct Dundee Utd. 1-0 Dunfermline A. Scottish League Cup
2006/2007 Sat 21 Apr Dunfermline A. 1 - 0 Dundee Utd. Scottish Premier
2006/2007 Sat 27 Jan Dundee Utd. 0 - 0 Dunfermline A. Scottish Premier
2006/2007 Sat 18 Nov Dunfermline A. 2 - 1 Dundee Utd. Scottish Premier
2006/2007 Sat 19 Aug Dundee Utd. 0 - 0 Dunfermline A. Scottish Premier
2005/2006 Tue 02 May Dundee Utd. 0 - 1 Dunfermline A. Scottish Premier
2005/2006 Sat 25 Feb Dunfermline A. 1 - 1 Dundee Utd. Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Dundee United are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the The Terrors, with 7 goals against.

Dunfermline Athletic's away form is equally impressive, remaining unbeaten in their last six, winning five and drawing the one. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Pars, and 5 goals against.

Dundee United see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 5 points from their 4 games played so far,

Dunfermline Athletic lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 5 from their 3 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Dundee United 6 2 2 2 7 10 8
Dunfermline Athletic 6 4 2 0 11 4 14

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Tannadice Park for the The Terrors and the Madmen are unable to see past Dunfermline Athletic claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Dundee United Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Dunfermline Athletic 5 successive away victories.
6 games since last away draw.
17 games since last defeat.

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Dundee United Match Reports

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