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The Championship clash at East End Park on Saturday sees home side Dunfermline Athletic facing opposition in the form of Inverness C.T..
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Dunfermline Athletic will be hoping to bounce back here after the 3-1 Championship defeat in their last game at the hands of Ayr United.
The only scorer from Dunfermline Athletic was Nikolay Todorov (28'). Tomi Adeloye (3', 63') and Cameron Salkeld (25') scored for Ayr United.
At least three goals per game have been seen in 6 of the last 6 fixtures where Dunfermline Athletic have played. Their opponents scored 19 of them in these games while Dunfermline Athletic managed to get a total of 3. Previous results aside, we must now wait to see whether that trend shall persist in this game.
Analysis of their past results shows that Dunfermline Athletic:
- have left without a victory over Inverness C.T. in their previous 2 league matches.
- haven’t won at home in the past 2 league matches.
Inverness C.T. go into this clash following a 3-1 Championship win to beat Partick Thistle in their most recent fixture.
For Inverness C.T., the scorers were Kirk Broadfoot (51'), Shane Sutherland (68') and Aaron Doran (71'). Scott Tiffoney (17') was the scorer for Partick Thistle.
Over the course of their last half-dozen clashes, Inverness C.T. have bagged the sum of 11 goals. Inverness C.T. have also not failed to score on each one of those occasions. During that period, their defenders have seen 1 goal go against them.
Going into this one, Inverness C.T. are unbeaten in their previous 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Looking over their past head to head meetings dating back to 14/09/2019 shows that Dunfermline Athletic have won 1 of them and Inverness C.T. 4, with the tally of draws being 1.
A combined total of 13 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 5 of them for The Pars and 8 being from Caley Thistle. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.17.
The last league game featuring the two was Championship match day 21 on 20/03/2021 which finished with the scoreline of Dunfermline Athletic 0-1 Inverness C.T.
The match was refereed by Peter Stuart.
Team News: Dunfermline Athletic
Regarding absentees, there’s just one fitness concern for the Dunfermline Athletic gaffer Peter Grant to contend with thanks to an almost full-strength squad. Lewis Martin (Calf Injury) misses out.
Team News: Inverness C.T.
Owing to a fully injury-free squad to pick from, the Inverness C.T. manager Billy Dodds doesn’t have any fitness concerns at all coming into this clash.
In our view, Inverness C.T. and Dunfermline Athletic could both end up scoring in a what should be a good tussle with little between the two teams.
There should be little in it, and a draw looks to be quite a realistic result. Therefore, we predict a very even match with a 1-1 scoreline at full-time.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: East End Park (11,480)
Captain: Dom Thomas
Chairman: Ross McArthur
Manager: Peter Grant
Competitions: Championship position 10, Challenge Cup (Second round)
🔑 Key Man: Nikolay Todorov
Regularly played in the Striker position, Nikolay Todorov was born in Pleven, Bulgaria. Having played his first senior match for Cowdenbeath in the 2016 - 2017 season, the dangerous Forward has got 2 league goals in this Championship 2021 - 2022 season to date coming from a total of 4 appearances.