FootyMAD's Brechin City match preview

Last updated : 18 December 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the East Fife v Brechin City fixture

East Fife prepare to entertain Brechin City at Bayview Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Fifers are clearly on top, having won 36 and lost only 12 of the 58 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bayview Stadium was earlier this season, with East Fife running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 17 OctBrechin City3 - 2East FifeSCD2
2009/2010Sat 08 AugEast Fife2-0Brechin CitySCD2
2008/2009Sat 28 FebBrechin City2 - 1East FifeSCD2
2008/2009Sat 27 DecEast Fife2 - 1Brechin CitySCD2
2008/2009Sat 15 NovBrechin City2 - 1East FifeSCD2
2008/2009Sat 30 AugEast Fife0 - 0Brechin CitySCD2
2008/2009Wed 06 AugEast Fife0 - 3Brechin CitySLGC

Recent respective form guides

East Fife's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Fifers have scored 5, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.

Brechin City's away form is none too clever either, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. The The City's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

East Fife see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, showing a record of 20 points from their 17 games played so far, Brechin City's total of 23 points from their 16 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Two.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
East Fife6204996
Brechin City6051895

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from East Fife at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the Fifers will at least gain a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
East Fife Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
Brechin City Not won in previous 7 away matches.
No win in the 7 most recent games.