FM Preview: Dundee United v Dunfermline Athletic 31 Mar 2012

Footymad preview History of the Dundee United v Dunfermline Athletic fixture

Dunfermline Athletic face a trip to Dundee United at Tannadice Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 65 games played, Pars have recorded 19 wins, and Dundee United have come away with 30 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tannadice Park was earlier this season, with Dunfermline Athletic inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Terrors in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 29 Oct Dunfermline A. 1 - 4 Dundee Utd. Scottish Premier
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

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Recent respective form guides

Dundee United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Terrors in those games, with 6 conceded.

The away form of Dunfermline Athletic is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Pars have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Dundee United lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 46 points from their 31 games so far.

Dunfermline Athletic find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 31 games have yielded only 20 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Dundee United 6 5 0 1 13 5 15
Dunfermline Athletic 6 0 2 4 4 13 2

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Pars are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Dundee United. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Dundee United 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Dunfermline Athletic Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 9 most recent games.

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