FM Preview: Dumbarton v East Fife 12 Nov 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 11th November 2011
The game between Dumbarton and East Fife in the Scottish Division Two on 12th November 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
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
|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
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
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.
|Dumbarton||No sequences of note|
|East Fife||5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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