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The Championship clash at East End Park on Saturday will see hosts Dunfermline Athletic ready themselves for the challenge from opponents Greenock Morton.
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Dunfermline Athletic are hoping to win again after their last result, the 0-2 Championship success vs Queen's Park.
The only scorer from Dunfermline Athletic was Lewis McCann (51', 67').
It has been seldom in recent times where Dunfermline Athletic have kept a clean sheet. The facts show that Dunfermline Athletic have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 matches, letting in 7 goals in the process.
Heading into this fixture, Dunfermline Athletic have not won against Greenock Morton in their last 4 league matches.
In their last game, Greenock Morton drew 1-1 in the Championship tie with Dundee United.
The only scorer from Greenock Morton was Robbie Muirhead (58'). Louis Moult (19') was the scorer for Dundee United.
Showing their fondness for high-scoring matches, goals have been celebrated 21 times in the last 6 games in which Greenock Morton have taken to the pitch, making it an average of 3.5 goals for each meeting. Opposing teams have managed 14 of these goals. That pattern isn’t assured to be carried forward here, though.
Their previous form shows that Greenock Morton:
- have not been beaten by Dunfermline Athletic when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 league games.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 2 league games.
Head to head
Inspecting their prior head to head meetings going back to 15/01/2021 shows that Dunfermline Athletic have won 1 of them and Greenock Morton 2, with the tally of drawn games being 3.
A sum of 16 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 5 of them from The Pars and 11 being from The Ton. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.67.
Here, we’re thinking that Greenock Morton might need a bit of good fortune to register a score against this Dunfermline Athletic lineup who should score & stay on top.
We therefore see a good battle with a 1-0 victory for Dunfermline Athletic at the conclusion of the game.
We’re expecting it to be that close.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: East End Park (11,480)
Captain: Kyle Benedictus
Chairman: David Cook
Manager: James McPake
Competitions: Championship position 6
🔑 Star Man: Lewis McCann
Customarily used in the Striker position, Lewis McCann was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. Having made his senior debut playing for Dunfermline Athletic in the 2022 - 2023 season, the accomplished Forward has hit 2 league goals in the Championship 2023 - 2024 season so far in a total of 4 appearances.