FM Preview: East Fife v Queen of the South 02 Mar 2013

Last updated : 01 March 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the East Fife v Queen of the South fixture

Queen of the South face a trip to East Fife at Bayview Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 60 games played, Doonhamers have recorded 19 wins, and East Fife have come away with 30 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bayview Stadium was earlier this season, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish Division Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sun 28 Oct Queen o.t.S. 1 - 0 East Fife Scottish Division Two
2012/2013 Sat 18 Aug East Fife 0-0 Queen o.t.S. Scottish Division Two
2010/2011 Sat 04 Sep Queen o.t.S. 5 - 0 East Fife Scottish Challenge Cup
2007/2008 Wed 08 Aug East Fife 1 - 0 Queen o.t.S. Scottish League Cup
2003/2004 Sat 10 Jan East Fife 0 - 1 Queen o.t.S. Scottish F.A. Cup
1998/1999 Sat 03 Apr Queen o.t.S. 2 - 0 East Fife Scottish Division Two
1998/1999 Sun 17 Jan East Fife 0 - 1 Queen o.t.S. Scottish Division Two

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

Recent respective form guides

East Fife are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 10.

The away form of Queen of the South however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. These six games have produced a glut of goals, with the Doonhamers scoring 17 and conceding 5.

East Fife are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 26 points from 25 matches.

Queen of the South are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, with their 25 games giving them a return of 66 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
East Fife 6 0 3 3 9 13 3
Queen of the South 6 5 1 0 16 2 16

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Doonhamers have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Bayview Stadium with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
East Fife Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Queen of the South 4 successive away victories.
12 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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