FM Preview: Queen of the South v East Fife 27 Apr 2013

Last updated : 26 April 2013 By Footymad Previewer

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

Queen of the South prepare to entertain East Fife at Palmerston Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 58 games played, Doonhamers have recorded 29 wins, and East Fife have come away with 19 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Palmerston Park was earlier this season, the Doonhamers carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish Division Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 02 Mar East Fife 2 - 3 Queen o.t.S. Scottish Division Two
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

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

Recent respective form guides

Queen of the South are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Doonhamers, with 2 goals against.

In complete contrast to Queen of the South, East Fife are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Fifers have hit 6 goals, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Queen of the South are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, with their 34 games giving them a return of 88 points.

East Fife are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 31 points from 34 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Queen of the South 6 4 1 1 16 4 13
East Fife 6 1 1 4 7 15 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Queen of the South fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, we just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Doonhamers. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Queen of the South Won 5 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
East Fife Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 9 away matches.

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