East Fife face a trip to Forfar Athletic at Station Park on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 65 games played, Fifers have recorded 26 wins, and Forfar Ath. have come away with 29 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the Loons edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a Scottish Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 20 Nov||East Fife||3 - 1||Forfar Ath.||SFAC|
|2010/2011||Sat 23 Oct||East Fife||1 - 3||Forfar Ath.||SCD2|
|2010/2011||Sat 11 Sep||Forfar Ath.||3 - 2||East Fife||SCD2|
|2009/2010||Sat 25 Jul||East Fife||0 - 2||Forfar Ath.||SCC|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Mar||Forfar Ath.||2 - 3||East Fife||SCD3|
|2007/2008||Sat 19 Jan||East Fife||3 - 0||Forfar Ath.||SCD3|
|2007/2008||Sat 08 Dec||Forfar Ath.||0 - 2||East Fife||SCD3|
Recent respective form guides
Forfar Athletic have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.
The away form of East Fife is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Fifers have hit 8 goals, 18 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Forfar Ath. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 24 points from their 14 games so far. East Fife are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 16 points from 16 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Loons, as the Fifers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Forfar Ath.||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
|East Fife||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 12 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.