FM Preview: Forfar Athletic v East Fife 01 Feb 2011

Last updated : 31 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Forfar Athletic v East Fife fixture

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:
2010/2011Sat 20 NovEast Fife3 - 1Forfar Ath.SFAC
2010/2011Sat 23 OctEast Fife1 - 3Forfar Ath.SCD2
2010/2011Sat 11 SepForfar Ath.3 - 2East FifeSCD2
2009/2010Sat 25 JulEast Fife0 - 2Forfar Ath.SCC
2007/2008Sat 29 MarForfar Ath.2 - 3East FifeSCD3
2007/2008Sat 19 JanEast Fife3 - 0Forfar Ath.SCD3
2007/2008Sat 08 DecForfar Ath.0 - 2East FifeSCD3

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.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Forfar Ath.63218611
East Fife621316177

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

Sequence statistics:
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.