FM Preview: Ayr United v Falkirk 20 Aug 2011

Last updated : 19 August 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Ayr United v Falkirk fixture

Ayr United play host to Falkirk at Somerset Park, Ayr on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 63 games played, Honest Men have recorded 27 wins, and Falkirk have come away with 21 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Ayr United was back in July 2004, over five years ago, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a Scottish Challenge Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2004/2005 Sat 31 Jul Ayr Utd. 0-3 Falkirk Scottish Challenge Cup
2003/2004 Sat 08 May Falkirk 0 - 0 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division One
2003/2004 Sat 06 Mar Ayr Utd. 2 - 3 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2003/2004 Sat 10 Jan Ayr Utd. 1 - 2 Falkirk Scottish F.A. Cup
2003/2004 Sat 25 Oct Falkirk 0 - 1 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division One
2003/2004 Sat 16 Aug Ayr Utd. 1 - 1 Falkirk Scottish Division One
2002/2003 Sat 26 Apr Falkirk 3 - 0 Ayr Utd. Scottish Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Ayr United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Honest Men in those games, with 7 conceded.

The Bairns have had a decent run of form away from home recently, picking up four victories from the last six. The Bairns's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.

Ayr United see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 1 points from their 2 games played so far,

Falkirk's 3 points from 2 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Ayr United 6 4 1 1 12 4 13
Falkirk 6 4 0 2 9 8 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Somerset Park, Ayr for the Honest Men and the Madmen are unable to see past Falkirk claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Ayr United 4 games since last home draw.
Falkirk 8 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 13 outings ago.

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