FM Preview: Dunfermline Athletic v Rangers 11 Feb 2012

Last updated : 10 February 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Dunfermline Athletic v Rangers fixture

Rangers face a trip to Dunfermline Athletic at East End Park at lunchtime on Saturday, determined to keep up their impressive record at the venue, having pummelled their opponents 38 times out of 56.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, where Rangers annihilated the Gers 0-4 in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 03 Dec Rangers 2 - 1 Dunfermline A. Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 24 Sep Dunfermline A. 0-4 Rangers Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Tue 21 Sep Rangers 7 - 2 Dunfermline A. Scottish League Cup
2006/2007 Sun 21 Jan Dunfermline A. 0 - 1 Rangers Scottish Premier
2006/2007 Sun 07 Jan Dunfermline A. 3 - 2 Rangers Scottish F.A. Cup
2006/2007 Sat 11 Nov Rangers 2 - 0 Dunfermline A. Scottish Premier
2006/2007 Wed 20 Sep Dunfermline A. 0 - 2 Rangers Scottish League Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Dunfermline Athletic's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. While Pars have scored 7, a worringly large 16 have been leaked at the other end.

Rangers's away form is none too clever either, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Gers, and 5 goals against.

Dunfermline Athletic find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 25 games have yielded only 18 points.

Rangers's total of 58 points from their 25 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Dunfermline Athletic 6 1 1 4 8 11 4
Rangers 6 4 1 1 14 4 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Rangers are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Dunfermline Athletic Failed to win in previous 13 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Rangers 15 games since last away draw.

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