FM Preview: East Fife v Dumbarton 26 Dec 2011

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Last updated : 25 December 2011

Footymad preview History of the East Fife v Dumbarton fixture

Dumbarton face a trip to East Fife at Bayview Stadium on Monday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Sons will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 41 and win only 15 of the 67 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, where Dumbarton annihilated the Sons 0-6 in a Scottish Division Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 12 Nov Dumbarton 3 - 0 East Fife Scottish Division Two
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

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

Recent respective form guides

East Fife have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Fifers in those games, with 10 conceded.

The away form of Dumbarton is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Sons have hit 6 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

East Fife lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 19 points from their 15 games so far.

Dumbarton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 19 from their 16 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
East Fife 6 3 0 3 12 10 9
Dumbarton 6 1 2 3 8 11 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
East Fife 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 11 .
Dumbarton Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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