FM Preview: Aberdeen v Dunfermline Athletic 30 Sep 2011

Last updated : 29 September 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Aberdeen v Dunfermline Athletic fixture

Dunfermline Athletic face a trip to Aberdeen at Pittodrie Stadium on Friday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Pars will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 33 and win only 8 of the 53 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2011, the Dons carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2006/2007 Sat 26 Aug Aberdeen 1 - 0 Dunfermline A. Scottish Premier
2005/2006 Sat 11 Mar Dunfermline A. 1 - 0 Aberdeen Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Aberdeen 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 7.

The away form of Dunfermline Athletic however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Pars, and 13 goals against.

Aberdeen are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 6 points from 9 matches.

Dunfermline Athletic see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 9 points from their 8 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Aberdeen 6 1 3 2 6 8 6
Dunfermline Athletic 6 1 1 4 8 15 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Pars 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 Aberdeen. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Aberdeen Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Dunfermline Athletic Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.

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