FM Preview: Hibernian v Dunfermline Athletic 05 Nov 2011

Last updated : 04 November 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Hibernian v Dunfermline Athletic fixture

Dunfermline Athletic travel to take on Hibernian at Easter Road 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 30 and win only 6 of the 50 games.

The last time the two teams met at Hibernian was just over four years ago, in December 2006, with Hibernian running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 17 Sep Dunfermline A. 2 - 2 Hibernian Scottish Premier
2006/2007 Tue 24 Apr Dunfermline A. 1 - 0 Hibernian Scottish F.A. Cup
2006/2007 Sun 15 Apr Hibernian 0 - 0 Dunfermline A. Scottish F.A. Cup
2006/2007 Sat 07 Apr Dunfermline A. 1 - 0 Hibernian Scottish Premier
2006/2007 Sat 30 Dec Hibernian 2-0 Dunfermline A. Scottish Premier
2006/2007 Mon 23 Oct Dunfermline A. 0 - 4 Hibernian Scottish Premier
2005/2006 Sat 21 Jan Hibernian 3 - 1 Dunfermline A. Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Hibernian are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 10.

Dunfermline Athletic have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Pars have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Hibernian see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 13 points from their 13 games played so far,

Dunfermline Athletic are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 10 points from 12 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Hibernian 6 2 1 3 7 10 7
Dunfermline Athletic 6 0 2 4 4 17 2

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Dunfermline Athletic have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Hibernian may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Hibernian Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Dunfermline Athletic Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 9 most recent games.

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