FM Preview: Dunfermline Athletic v Rangers 24 Sep 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 23rd September 2011
The game between Dunfermline Athletic and Rangers in the Scottish Premier on 24th September 2011 at 12:45 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Dunfermline Athletic v Rangers fixture
Rangers travel to take on Dunfermline Athletic at East End Park at lunchtime on Saturday, determined to keep up their impressive record at the venue, having pummelled their opponents 37 times out of 55.
The last time the two teams met at Dunfermline Athletic was just over four years ago, in January 2007, with Rangers inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Pars in a Scottish Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|2006/2007||Sun 13 Aug||Dunfermline A.||1 - 1||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
|2005/2006||Sat 25 Mar||Rangers||1 - 0||Dunfermline A.||Scottish Premier|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Dunfermline Athletic have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 10.
The Gers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Gers, and 5 goals against.
Dunfermline Athletic see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 9 points from their 7 games played so far,
Rangers are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 7 games giving them a return of 19 points.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Gers out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Dunfermline Athletic. Away win
|Dunfermline Athletic||Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Rangers||6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.
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