FM Preview: Aberdeen v Dunfermline Athletic 28 Jan 2012

Last updated : 27 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Aberdeen v Dunfermline Athletic fixture

Dunfermline Athletic face a trip to Aberdeen at Pittodrie Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Pars will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 34 and win only 8 of the 54 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as they swept to an impressive 4 - 0 win in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 26 Nov Dunfermline A. 3 - 3 Aberdeen Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Fri 30 Sep Aberdeen 4 - 0 Dunfermline A. Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sun 06 Feb Aberdeen 1 - 0 Dunfermline A. Scottish F.A. Cup
2008/2009 Wed 18 Mar Aberdeen 0 - 0 Dunfermline A. Scottish F.A. Cup
2008/2009 Sat 07 Mar Dunfermline A. 1 - 1 Aberdeen Scottish F.A. Cup
2006/2007 Sat 10 Feb Aberdeen 3 - 0 Dunfermline A. Scottish Premier
2006/2007 Sat 25 Nov Dunfermline A. 0 - 3 Aberdeen Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Aberdeen have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

Dunfermline Athletic's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Pars have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Aberdeen see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 26 points from their 24 games played so far,

Dunfermline Athletic find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 23 games have yielded only 17 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Aberdeen 6 2 3 1 8 4 9
Dunfermline Athletic 6 1 1 4 8 13 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Aberdeen Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Dunfermline Athletic Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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