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Falkirk meet visiting side Airdrie United at The Falkirk Stadium in this League One match on Saturday.
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Falkirk, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 2-1 League One victory vs East Fife.
For Falkirk, the goals were scored by Michael Ruth (60') and Aidan Keena (74'). Kieran Millar (21') scored for East Fife.
It has been seldom in recent games where Falkirk have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The facts show that Falkirk have seen their defence breached in 6 of their previous 6 matches, shipping 11 goals on the way.
Airdrie United come into this meeting following a 2-1 League One win to beat Clyde in their most recent fixture.
For Airdrie United, the goalscorers were Callum Smith (10') and Calum Gallagher (57'). David Goodwillie (34') scored for Clyde.
A succession of dependable showings from the Airdrie United defence has seen their ‘goals against’ tally amounting to 4 from their last 6 fixtures combined. In that time, their forwards have scored 8. Such a trend might not be carried forward into this next game, of course.
Their previous form shows that Airdrie United:
- have not been beaten by Falkirk when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 matches in the league.
- are without an away win for the past 2 league matches.
Head to head
A glance at their past head to head clashes stretching back to 09/11/2019 shows us that Falkirk have won 1 of these games and Airdrie United 4, with the tally of drawn games being 1.
In all, 14 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 5 of them from The Bairns and 9 coming from The Diamonds . This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.33.
Team News: Falkirk
There aren’t many personnel worries, with just the lone fitness concern for the Falkirk boss Paul Sheerin to be concerned about from an otherwise fully-primed group. Callumn Morrison (Knee Surgery) is out of contention.
Team News: Airdrie United
Due to a fully injury-free squad available for selection, the Airdrie United boss Ian Murray has no fitness concerns to report ahead of this game.
In our opinion, Airdrie United are certainly able to find the net against this Falkirk lineup, but it possibly won’t be as many as the goals that they could concede.
We can see both teams to score in a 2-1 victory for Falkirk by the conclusion of the game. We are expecting it to be pretty even.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Falkirk Stadium (7,937)
Captain: Steven Hetherington
Chairman: Gary Deans
Manager: Paul Sheerin
Competitions: League One position 3
⭐ Key Man: Aidan Keena
Typically playing in the Striker position, Aidan Keena was born in Mullingar, Rep. Ireland. After making a first senior appearance for St. Patrick's Athletic in the 2017 season, the gifted Forward has managed to score 3 league goals in this League One 2021 - 2022 season so far in a total of 9 appearances.