FM Preview: Motherwell v Dunfermline Athletic 24 Jan 2012

Last updated : 23 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Motherwell v Dunfermline Athletic fixture

Dunfermline Athletic travel to take on Motherwell at Fir Park on Tuesday 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 28 and win only 11 of the 54 games.

The last time the two teams met at Motherwell was just over four years ago, in March 2007, with Motherwell 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 27 Aug Dunfermline A. 2 - 4 Motherwell Scottish Premier
2006/2007 Mon 07 May Dunfermline A. 4 - 1 Motherwell Scottish Premier
2006/2007 Sat 31 Mar Motherwell 2 - 0 Dunfermline A. Scottish Premier
2006/2007 Tue 26 Dec Dunfermline A. 0 - 2 Motherwell Scottish Premier
2006/2007 Sat 14 Oct Motherwell 2 - 1 Dunfermline A. Scottish Premier
2005/2006 Sat 29 Apr Motherwell 2 - 3 Dunfermline A. Scottish Premier
2005/2006 Sat 28 Jan Dunfermline A. 1 - 1 Motherwell Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Motherwell have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 4.

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, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Motherwell lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 35 points from their 22 games so far.

Dunfermline Athletic find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 22 games have yielded only 17 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Motherwell 6 1 2 3 6 8 5
Dunfermline Athletic 6 1 1 4 7 13 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Motherwell Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Dunfermline Athletic Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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