East Fife face a trip to Montrose at Links Park Ground on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 60 games played, Fifers have recorded 24 wins, and Montrose have come away with 26 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, the Gable Endies carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Scottish Division Three match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 25 Nov||East Fife||2 - 0||Montrose||SCD3|
|2006/2007||Sat 09 Sep||Montrose||1 - 0||East Fife||SCD3|
|2005/2006||Sat 29 Apr||Montrose||0 - 2||East Fife||SCD3|
|2005/2006||Sat 25 Feb||East Fife||4 - 0||Montrose||SCD3|
|2005/2006||Sat 31 Dec||Montrose||3 - 1||East Fife||SCD3|
|2005/2006||Sat 20 Aug||East Fife||3 - 2||Montrose||SCD3|
|2004/2005||Sat 07 May||Montrose||2 - 2||East Fife||SCD3|
Recent respective form guides
Montrose could not have a worse home record, losing every single one of the last six matches played! Gable Endies have conceded a disappointing 14 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 2 of their own chances.
East Fife's away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Fifers, and 8 goals against.
Montrose see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 20 points from their 22 games played so far, East Fife are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 38 points from 22 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
A creditable return from recent away games for Fifers could well see them head back from Links Park Ground with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw
|Montrose||Been beaten in each of their previous 6 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Latest 6 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
|East Fife||Not won in previous 3 away matches.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.