FM Preview: Dunfermline Athletic v Rangers 11 Feb 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 10th February 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Dunfermline Athletic and Rangers at 12:00 on 11th February 2012 in the Scottish Premier.
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
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
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
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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
|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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