FM Preview: Greenock Morton v Falkirk 24 Sep 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 23rd September 2011
The game between Greenock Morton and Falkirk in the Scottish Division One on 24th September 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Greenock Morton v Falkirk fixture
Greenock Morton prepare to entertain Falkirk at Cappielow Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 70 games played, 'Ton have recorded 30 wins, and Falkirk have come away with 23 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Cappielow Park was less than a year ago, in April 2011, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Scottish Division One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 02 Apr||Morton||2-2||Falkirk||Scottish Division One|
|2010/2011||Tue 01 Mar||Morton||0 - 0||Falkirk||Scottish Division One|
|2010/2011||Sat 12 Feb||Falkirk||1 - 0||Morton||Scottish Division One|
|2010/2011||Sat 18 Sep||Falkirk||2 - 1||Morton||Scottish Division One|
|2000/2001||Sat 28 Apr||Morton||2 - 1||Falkirk||Scottish Division One|
|2000/2001||Tue 27 Mar||Falkirk||1 - 3||Morton||Scottish Division One|
|2000/2001||Sat 21 Oct||Morton||0 - 4||Falkirk||Scottish Division One|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Greenock Morton have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 11.
The away form of Falkirk however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Bairns, and 6 goals against.
Greenock Morton are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, with their 6 games giving them a return of 11 points.
Falkirk are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 9 points from 6 games.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at Cappielow Park for the 'Ton and the Madmen are unable to see past Falkirk claiming victory in a close match.
|Greenock Morton||7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Falkirk||Undefeated in last 3 away games.
10 games since last defeat.
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