Dunfermline A. prepare to entertain Heart Of Midlothian at East End Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 24 of the 52 previous games, with the Pars winning just 16.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at East End Park was less than a year ago, in March 2005, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Scottish Premier match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 22 Oct||Hearts||2 - 0||Dunfermline A.||SPL|
|2004/2005||Sat 05 Mar||Dunfermline A.||1-1||Hearts||SPL|
|2004/2005||Sat 04 Dec||Hearts||3 - 0||Dunfermline A.||SPL|
|2004/2005||Wed 10 Nov||Dunfermline A.||1 - 3||Hearts||SLGC|
|2004/2005||Sun 19 Sep||Dunfermline A.||1 - 0||Hearts||SPL|
|2003/2004||Sat 08 May||Hearts||2 - 1||Dunfermline A.||SPL|
|2003/2004||Sat 28 Feb||Dunfermline A.||0 - 0||Hearts||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Dunfermline Athletic's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Pars have scored 9, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.
Hearts's away form is none too clever either, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While the Jambo's have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Dunfermline A. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 13 points from 21 matches. Hearts are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 44 points from 21 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at East End Park for the Pars and the Madmen are unable to see past Hearts claiming victory in a close match.
|Dunfermline A.||Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.|
|Hearts||Not won in previous 7 away matches.|
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.