FM Preview: Airdrie United v East Fife 29 Oct 2011

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Last updated : 28 October 2011

Footymad preview History of the Airdrie United v East Fife fixture

Airdrie United prepare to entertain East Fife at Shyberry Excelsior Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 38 games played, Diamonds have recorded 16 wins, and East Fife have come away with 7 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Shyberry Excelsior Stadium was less than a year ago, in May 2011, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Scottish Division Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 13 Aug East Fife 2 - 0 Airdrie Utd. Scottish Division Two
2010/2011 Sat 07 May Airdrie Utd. 2-2 East Fife Scottish Division Two
2010/2011 Tue 08 Mar Airdrie Utd. 1 - 1 East Fife Scottish Division Two
2010/2011 Sat 26 Feb East Fife 0 - 1 Airdrie Utd. Scottish Division Two
2010/2011 Sat 07 Aug East Fife 3 - 3 Airdrie Utd. Scottish Division Two
2008/2009 Wed 13 Aug East Fife 0 - 3 Airdrie Utd. Scottish Challenge Cup
2004/2005 Tue 10 Aug Airdrie Utd. 3 - 0 East Fife Scottish League Cup

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Airdrie United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Diamonds in those games, with 10 conceded.

The away form of East Fife is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Fifers have hit 9 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Airdrie United lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 12 points from their 10 games so far.

East Fife's total of 13 points from their 10 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Two.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Airdrie United 6 1 3 2 9 10 6
East Fife 6 3 1 2 12 10 10

For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Airdrie United at home in recent games, and, though we cannot see a run starting here, we do think the Diamonds will at least gain a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Airdrie United Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
East Fife 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here

Airdrie United Match Reports

Scottish Division 1 Sat 14th October 15:00

Ayr United 2 - 2 Airdrie United

Last game - Match Centre


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