FM Preview: Dumbarton v East Fife 12 Nov 2011

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Last updated : 11 November 2011

Footymad preview History of the Dumbarton v East Fife fixture

Dumbarton prepare to entertain East Fife at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sons are clearly on top, having won 40 and lost only 14 of the 68 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Strathclyde Homes Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2011, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-2 thriller, in a Scottish Division Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 27 Aug East Fife 0 - 6 Dumbarton Scottish Division Two
2010/2011 Sat 19 Mar Dumbarton 4-2 East Fife Scottish Division Two
2010/2011 Tue 15 Feb East Fife 1 - 3 Dumbarton Scottish Division Two
2010/2011 Sat 30 Oct Dumbarton 4 - 1 East Fife Scottish Division Two
2010/2011 Sat 28 Aug East Fife 6 - 0 Dumbarton Scottish Division Two
2009/2010 Sat 10 Apr Dumbarton 0 - 1 East Fife Scottish Division Two
2009/2010 Sat 06 Feb East Fife 2 - 3 Dumbarton Scottish Division Two

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Dumbarton's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Sons have scored 7, a worringly large 17 have been leaked at the other end.

East Fife's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Fifers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 12 goals for and 11 against.

Dumbarton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 14 points from their 12 games so far.

East Fife's total of 16 points from their 12 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Two.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Dumbarton 6 3 1 2 10 9 10
East Fife 6 4 0 2 12 9 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Strathclyde Homes Stadium for the Sons and the Madmen are unable to see past East Fife claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Dumbarton No sequences of note
East Fife 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.

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