DUNFERMLINE versus MORTON
Saturday 13 March 2021
East End Park
It is the start of a new era at Morton as the newly-appointed management team of Gus MacPherson and Andy Millen take charge of their first game as ‘Ton manager and assistant as the Greenock men travel to take on Dunfermline Athletic at East End Park in the Scottish Championship.
A fantastic result against Inverness Caledonian Thistle on Tuesday night will be a huge momentum boost for the Sinclair Street side as they look to make it back to back wins on the road by securing all three points tomorrow.
For Dunfermline they have been without a game after a few postponements due to Covid and will be looking at getting back on track after their 1-0 defeat against Queen of the South at the end of last month.
Morton Milestones & Significant Stats
3 – Kalvin Orsi, Craig McGuffie, Aidan Nesbitt and Cameron Blues are joint top goalscorers for the club this term with 3 goals each
7 – Aidan McAdams has recorded 7 clean sheets so far this term
21 – The ‘Ton have scored 21 goals in all competitions so far this season.
50 – Kyle Jacobs is two appearances off of making a landmark 50 appearances for the club.
120 – Gary Oliver is two appearances off of making 120 appearances for the club.
Head to Head
Sat 7 Dec 2019: Dunfermline 3-1 Morton (Ladbrokes Championship)
Sat 11 Jan 2020: Morton 3-2 Dunfermline (Ladbrokes Championship)
Sat 12 Dec 2020: Dunfermline 1-2 Morton (Scottish Championship)
Fri 15 Jan 2021: Morton 0-0 Dunfermline (Scottish Championship)
Last Time Round
Morton and Dunfermline could not be separated after an uneventful goalless draw at a freezing cold Cappielow Park back in January.
The game would prove something of a quiet evening for both custodians, however, with chances at a premium until the closing stages of the encounter.
It meant a first clean sheet on league duty since December’s 2-0 victory over Queen of the South and a point on board that saw the ‘Ton ascend into a play-off position.
Referee: Steven Kirkland
Assistant 1: David McGeachie
Assistant 2: Andy Milne
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