Preview DundeeTuesday, 13th Apr 2021
Scottish Championship: (home) v Dundee Tuesday 13th April 2021, kick off 6.00pm at East End Park behind closed doors but live on the BBC Scotland channel
This match was postponed exactly two months ago and with just four matches of the Championship season remaining the sides meet separated by five points. Dundee occupy third place and Dunfermline outside the play off places in fifth, so anything other than a home win will make it much harder for the Fifers to reach the play offs.
The home side won the last time these two met at East End but that was in January last year. Dundee have failed to win in their last eight visits but they will out to take the three points and move away from the Pars.
Pars v Dundee: The Full Record
At East End Park | P64 W31 D14 L19 GF112 GA83
At Dens Park | P62 W14 D18 L30 GF79 GA128
Total | P126 | W45 D32 L49 GF191 GA211
The league record is pretty similar with Dunfermline winning 27 of the 55 league matches at East End Park. The Pars will hope to make it ten Dundee visits since they last won in Dunfermline.
Milestones Dundee (Home)
Last Victory | 24/01/20 | 2-0 | Championship
Last Defeat | 08/11/08 | 0-1 | First Division
Best Victory | 19/03/88 | 6-1 | Prem League
Worst League Defeat | 27/10/45 | 0-6 | Southern League Div B*
Last Goalless Draw | 15/01/11 | 0-0 | First Division
First Meeting | 16/02/27 | 4-3 | Division One*
*Pre league reconstruction
Last time at East End Park
Championship, Friday 24th January 2020
Dunfermline 2 Dundee 0
The Pars went ahead in 28th minute when Danny Devine embarked on a run into the Dundee half. He played in Euan Murray to his left who slipped the ball on for Dom Thomas. The on loan Kilmarnock player did really well to fend off the challenge of Cammy Kerr and his cross was met six yards out with a diving header from Ryan DOW. 1-0
Five minutes before half time Kevin NISBET dispossessed young Cameron just inside the Dundee half, raced away and having cut inside from the left, smashed the ball into the far side of the net from the edge of the box. 2-0
DUNFERMLINE: Cammy Gill: Aaron Comrie, Lee Ashcroft, Danny Devine, Euan Murray: Ryan Dow (Joe Thomson 88), Paul Paton (c), Kyle Turner, Dom Thomas: Gabby McGill (Ethan Ross 77), Kevin Nisbet.
SUBS NOT USED: Lewis McCann, Josh Edwards, Stuart Morrison, Matthew Todd, Ryan Scully (GK)
DUNDEE: Jack Hamilton: Cammy Kerr, Jordan McGhee, Josh Meekings (c), Jordan Marshall: Ross Callachan, Lyall Cameron (Danny Johnson HT), Paul McGowan (Oliver Crankshaw 54), Declan McDaid: Graham Dorrans, Kane Hemmings.
SUBS NOT USED: Shaun Byrne, Jordan Forster
Out the last twelve matches between the teams, Dunfermline have won five. Dundee have won two with five drawn.
Last Twelve Matches v Dundee
Date. | H/A | F-A | Scorers
27/03/21 | A | 2-3 | [1-0] O’Hara, [2-0] Wighton, [2-1] Cummings, [2-2] Mullen, [2-3] Ashcroft.
19/12/20 | A |3-3 | [0-1] Adam, [0-2] Sow, [0-3] Fontaine, [1-3] Watson, [2-3] McManus (pen.), [3-3] McManus.
24/01/20 | H |2-0 | [1-0] Dow, [2-0] Nisbet
14/12/19 | A |3-4 | [0-1] Devine (o.g.), [1-1] Dow, [1-2] Hemmings, [1-3] McGowan, [1-4] Johnson, [2-4] Nisbet, [3-4] Martin
02/08/19 | H | 2-2 | [1-0] Dow, [2-0] Nisbet, [2-1] Johnson (pen.), [2 -2] Johnson (pen).
22/07/18 | A | 1-0 | [1-0] J Longridge
25/08/15 | H | 3-1 | [1-0] El Bakhtaoui, [1-1] Hemmings, [2-1] Cardle, [3-1] El Bakhtaoui
22/03/11 | A | 1-1 | [1-0] Burke, [1-1] Hyde
15/01/11 | H | 0-0
23/10/10 | A | 2-2 | [1-0] Gibson (pen), [2-0] Gibson (pen), [2-1] Griffiths, [2-2] Higgins
11/09/10 | H | 3-1 | [1-0] Gibson (pen.), [2-0] Bell, [2-1] Harkins, [3-1] Clarke
30/03/10 | H | 2-1 | [1-0] Gibson, [2-0] Bell, [2-1] Harkins
Dundee have won their last two away matches quite convincingly
Ayr United (A) D 1-1
Hearts (H) D 0-0
Raith Rovers (A) L 1-5
Dundee (A) L 2-3
Morton (A) D 0-0
Inverness Caley Thistle (H) L 0-1
Morton (H) D 1-1
Ayr United (A) W 3-0
St Johnstone (H) L 0-1
Dunfermline (H) W 3-2
Alloa Athletic (A) W 3-0
Ayr United (H) L 1-3
Current League Stats
League Position: 5th
League Points: 32
Goal Difference: +2
Home League Record: P11 W7 D2 L2 GF17 GA9
Last Six Match Form: DDLWLD
League Position: 3rd
League Points: 37
Goal Difference: +6
Away League Record: P11 W3 D4 L4 GF14 GA20
Last Six Match Form: LWWLWD
Last Time Out
DUNFERMLINE (v Ayr United): Owain Fôn Williams: Aaron Comrie, Vytas Gašpuitis, Euan Murray (c) (Steven Whittaker 73), Josh Edwards: Dom Thomas (Craig Wighton 73), Ewan Henderson, Lewis Mayo, Fraser Murray (Paul Watson 65): Declan McManus: Kevin O’Hara
SUBS NOT USED: Lewis McCann, Kyle Macdonald, Kerr McInroy, Cammy Gill (GK)
DUNDEE (v Morton): Adam Legzdins: Christie Elliott, Lee Ashcroft, Liam Fontaine, Jordan Marshall: Paul McGowan, Declan McDaid, Paul McMullan, Max Anderson (Charlie Adam 80), Danny Mullen (Osman Sow 73), Jason Cummings (Jonathan Afolabi 59).
SUBS NOT USED: Cammy Kerr, Shaun Byrne, Sam Fisher, Calum Ferrie (GK).
Referee will be Kevin Clancy
Other Championship Fixture on Tuesday
Queen of the South v Raith Rovers
Remaining Dunfermline fixtures:-
13/04/21 - Dundee (H)
17/04/21 - Queen of the South (H)
24/04/21 - Arbroath (H)
30/04/21 - Alloa Athletic (A)
Remaining Dundee fixtures:-
13/04/21 - Dunfermline (A)
17/04/21 - Inverness Caley Thistle (A)
24/04/21 - Raith Rovers (H)
30/04/21 - Queen of the South (A)
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