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Dundee United are playing on Friday as they head into this forthcoming Challenge Cup match with Falkirk.
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Falkirk will be looking for another win after the 2-1 League One success over Edinburgh City.
For Falkirk, the goals were scored by Aidan Nesbitt (40') and Ross MacIver (66'). Innes Murray (9') was the scorer for Edinburgh City.
Their most recent results really do illustrate the point that much solidity has been shown by the Falkirk rearguard. Falkirk have given the opposition little, seeing the number of goals that have gone past their goalkeeper over the course of their last six clashes standing at 3. That being said, time will tell whether such a trend will continue on in this upcoming game.
Dundee United go into this clash following on from a 1-2 Championship win as they beat Dunfermline Athletic in their previous game.
For Dundee United, goals were scored by Kai Fotheringham (37') and Chris Mochrie (85'). Owen Moffat (53') scored for Dunfermline Athletic.
Demonstrating their partiality to fruitful encounters, we’ve had goals 20 times in the prior six games in which Dundee United have taken to the field, giving a mean average of 3.33 goals per clash. Opposition teams have hit 2 of this grand total.
Head to head
A review of their past head to head meetings going back to 14/04/2018 tells us that these fixtures have been pretty painful for Falkirk. They have not been able to register any wins at all whereas Dundee United have been dominant against them, finishing as winners in 83 per cent of those matches.
A sum of 11 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 2 of them for The Bairns and 9 for The Tangerines. The average number of goals per game works out to 1.83.
Team News: Falkirk
The Falkirk manager John McGlynn does not have any fitness worries to speak of before this game owing to a fully healthy squad ready to go.
Team News: Dundee United
Due to a completely healthy group to choose from, the Dundee United manager Jim Goodwin has zero fitness worries to report coming into this clash.
We feel that over the course of the game, Falkirk could find themselves up against it to put one past this Dundee United team who we think might score one, at least.
We’re going for a very even match with a 0-1 win for Dundee United at the end of the 90 minutes.
A close call.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Falkirk Stadium (7,937)
Captain: Stephen McGinn
Chairman: Jamie Swinney
Manager: John McGlynn
Competitions: League One position 1, Challenge Cup (Quarter-finals)
⭐ Star Player: Callumn Morrison
Mostly played in the Right Wing position, Callumn Morrison was born in Alva, Scotland. Having made his senior debut playing for Hearts in the 2015 - 2016 season, the talented Forward has contributed 7 league goals in this League One 2023 - 2024 season so far coming from a total of 11 appearances.