FM Preview: Rangers v Dunfermline Athletic 03 Dec 2011

Last updated : 02 December 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Rangers v Dunfermline Athletic fixture

Dunfermline Athletic face a trip to Rangers at Ibrox Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with the intention of improving a poor record there. The have ended up losing on 42 of the 51 occasions the two teams have clashed.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2010, with Rangers annihilating their visitors 7-2 in a Scottish League Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 24 Sep Dunfermline A. 0 - 4 Rangers Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Tue 21 Sep Rangers 7-2 Dunfermline A. Scottish League Cup
2006/2007 Sun 21 Jan Dunfermline A. 0 - 1 Rangers Scottish Premier
2006/2007 Sun 07 Jan Dunfermline A. 3 - 2 Rangers Scottish F.A. Cup
2006/2007 Sat 11 Nov Rangers 2 - 0 Dunfermline A. Scottish Premier
2006/2007 Wed 20 Sep Dunfermline A. 0 - 2 Rangers Scottish League Cup
2006/2007 Sun 13 Aug Dunfermline A. 1 - 1 Rangers Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Rangers are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Gers, with 4 goals against.

In complete contrast to Rangers, Dunfermline Athletic are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Pars have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Rangers are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 16 games giving them a return of 39 points.

Dunfermline Athletic are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 14 points from 16 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Rangers 6 3 2 1 8 4 11
Dunfermline Athletic 6 1 2 3 8 12 5

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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 Rangers. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Rangers Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Dunfermline Athletic Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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