FM Preview: Dunfermline Athletic v Dundee United 29 Oct 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 28th October 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Dunfermline Athletic and Dundee United at 15:00 on 29th October 2011 in the Scottish Premier.
History of the Dunfermline Athletic v Dundee United fixture
Dundee United travel to take on Dunfermline Athletic at East End Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 62 games played, Terrors have recorded 15 wins, and Dunfermline Athletic have come away with 28 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Dunfermline Athletic was just over four years ago, in April 2007, the Pars carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 20 Aug||Dundee Utd.||0 - 1||Dunfermline A.||Scottish Premier|
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Dunfermline Athletic need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. While Pars have scored 7, a worringly large 15 have been leaked at the other end.
Dundee United's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. While the Terrors have hit 11 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Dunfermline Athletic are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 10 points from 11 matches.
Dundee United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 11 points from 12 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Terrors 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 Dunfermline Athletic. Away win
|Dunfermline Athletic||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
|Dundee United||Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.
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