Dundee Utd face a trip to Dunfermline Athletic at East End Park on Saturday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Tangerines have won 15 of the 53 games compared to the host's 23 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2002, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 1 thriller, in a Scottish Premier match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2002/2003||Sat 01 Mar||Dundee Utd||3 - 0||Dunfermline||SPL|
|2002/2003||Wed 04 Dec||Dunfermline||4 - 1||Dundee Utd||SPL|
|2002/2003||Sat 14 Sep||Dundee Utd||1 - 2||Dunfermline||SPL|
|2001/2002||Sat 24 Nov||Dunfermline||1 - 1||Dundee Utd||SPL|
|2001/2002||Sat 10 Nov||Dundee Utd||0 - 2||Dunfermline||SPL|
|2001/2002||Sat 18 Aug||Dundee Utd||3 - 2||Dunfermline||SPL|
|2000/2001||Sun 06 May||Dundee Utd||1 - 0||Dunfermline||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Dunfermline Athletic have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.
The Tangerines have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. While the Tangerines have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Dunfermline see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 12 points from their 9 games played so far, Dundee Utd are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 9 points from 10 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
This is a game in which both sides are showing indifferent form, so the Madmen are expecting the Tangerines to come away from it with a creditable draw. No-score draw
|Dunfermline||4 games since last home draw.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Dundee Utd||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|