FM Preview: Rangers v Dunfermline Athletic 03 Dec 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 2nd December 2011
The game between Rangers and Dunfermline Athletic in the Scottish Premier on 3rd December 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Rangers v Dunfermline Athletic fixture
Rangers prepare to entertain Dunfermline Athletic at Ibrox Stadium on Saturday afternoon, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The Gers have won 42 of the 51 matches the two teams have contested.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ibrox Stadium was just last season, in September 2010, with Rangers annihilating their visitors 7-2 in a Scottish League Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|2006/2007||Sun 13 Aug||Dunfermline A.||1 - 1||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Rangers are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Gers, with 4 goals against.
In complete contrast to Rangers, Dunfermline Athletic are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Pars have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Rangers are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 16 games giving them a return of 39 points.
Dunfermline Athletic are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 14 points from 16 matches.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Its good news for Rangers fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, we just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Gers. Home win
|Rangers||Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Dunfermline Athletic||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.
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