FM Preview: Brechin City v East Fife 18 Dec 2010

Last updated : 17 December 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Brechin City v East Fife fixture

East Fife face a trip to Brechin City at Glebe Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 56 games played, Fifers have recorded 15 wins, and Brechin City have come away with 25 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2010, the The City carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Scottish Division Two match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 16 OctEast Fife1 - 3Brechin CitySCD2
2010/2011Sat 24 JulEast Fife4 - 3Brechin CitySCC
2009/2010Sat 17 AprBrechin City1 - 0East FifeSCD2
2009/2010Tue 30 MarEast Fife2 - 0Brechin CitySCD2
2009/2010Sat 17 OctBrechin City3 - 2East FifeSCD2
2009/2010Sat 08 AugEast Fife2 - 0Brechin CitySCD2
2008/2009Sat 28 FebBrechin City2 - 1East FifeSCD2

Recent respective form guides

Brechin City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of East Fife is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Fifers have hit 7 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Brechin City are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, with their 14 games giving them a return of 27 points. East Fife lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 16 from their 14 games so far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Brechin City624012510
East Fife6312171110

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Brechin City Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 9 matches.
East Fife Not won in previous 10 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.