St. Johnstone face a trip to Dunfermline Athletic at East End Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Saints will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sun 25 Nov||Dunfermline A.||2 - 3||St. Johnstone||SCC|
|2007/2008||Sat 10 Nov||St. Johnstone||0 - 0||Dunfermline A.||SCD1|
|2007/2008||Sun 02 Sep||Dunfermline A.||0 - 0||St. Johnstone||SCD1|
|2003/2004||Tue 28 Oct||St. Johnstone||3 - 2||Dunfermline A.||SLGC|
|2001/2002||Sat 12 Jan||St. Johnstone||0 - 1||Dunfermline A.||SPL|
|2001/2002||Sat 27 Oct||Dunfermline A.||2 - 1||St. Johnstone||SPL|
|2001/2002||Sat 04 Aug||St. Johnstone||0 - 2||Dunfermline A.||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Dunfermline Athletic have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Pars have scored 5, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.
St. Johnstone have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Saints's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.
Dunfermline A.'s 28 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 4th position. St. Johnstone are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 32 points from 21 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With St. Johnstone only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at East End Park will be a good result. Score draw
|Dunfermline A.||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
|St. Johnstone||7 games since last defeat.|