FootyMAD's East Fife match preview

Last updated : 19 August 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the East Fife v Montrose fixture

Montrose face a trip to East Fife at Bayview Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Gable Endies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 32 and win only 10 of the 58 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2004, the Fifers carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 07 MayMontrose2 - 2East FifeSCD3
2004/2005Mon 27 DecEast Fife1 - 0MontroseSCD3
2004/2005Sat 23 OctMontrose2 - 1East FifeSCD3
2004/2005Sat 07 AugEast Fife1 - 0MontroseSCD3
2002/2003Sat 08 MarMontrose0 - 2East FifeSCD3
2002/2003Wed 01 JanEast Fife2 - 0MontroseSCD3
2002/2003Sat 09 NovMontrose0 - 5East FifeSCD3

Recent respective form guides

East Fife's home form is most definitely relegation standard, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Fifers have conceded a disappointing 14 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 2 of their own chances.

Montrose's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.

East Fife find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 2 games have yielded only 0 points. Montrose see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 1 points from their 2 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Gable Endies has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to East Fife. Away win

Sequence statistics:
East Fife Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 10 most recent games.
Montrose Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 7 most recent games.