National cups are something special for many teams and supporters. Today's match will decide whether it's Dalbeattie Star or East Kilbride that keep their silverware dream alive.
Both contenders have had adequate rest since their last effort on the pitch. Let's hope for an energetic fixture!
Dalbeattie Star form and statsDalbeattie have reached this Scottish Cup stage through battling and winning against Rothes and Newtongrange Star. Dalbeattie participated in Scottish Cup the last season, where they reached the 2nd preliminary round.
On the other hand, in the Scottish Cup, Dalbeattie Star has performed like this (both home and away): 2 wins, 2 draws and 0 losses.
Dalbeattie's last game was hosting Rangers U21 and winning 2-0.Preceding that match was a Football League defeat to East Kilbride (1-4).
With the first game of the season soon underway, it's time to look at the results from the Dalbeattie friendly games in pre-season: Dalbeattie Star played one friendly, won 0, drew 0 and lost 1. If you are really into statistics you might appreciate knowing that Dalbeattie Star scored 0 goals and conceded 2 in these one game.
East Kilbride form and statsThe traveling awayteam has defeated Stirling University and Coldstream in order to reach 3rd round of Scottish Cup. Last season their Scottish Cup adventure ended in the 2nd preliminary round.
Kilbride are travelling after their nice 2-1 home win in the Football League against East Stirlingshire.Prior to that result Kilbride won their away game at Dalbeattie Star in the Football League. The scoreline was 4-1.
Just as the home team, East Kilbride have been through a few friendly games in the intense training period that just finished. The results from these training matches are 0 East Kilbride wins, 0 draws and 1 loss.
Head 2 HeadH2H stats regardless of arena (last six matches): Dalbeattie Star zero wins, zero draws and East Kilbride six victories. As for goals, five matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), one game had two or less.
Dalbeattie Star missing players
East Kilbride missing players
|Dalbeattie Star||East Kilbride|
|96%||92%||Over 0.5||O 0.5||92%||96%|
|76%||83%||Over 1.5||O 1.5||85%||84%|
|52%||75%||Over 2.5||O 2.5||77%||72%|
|36%||75%||Over 3.5||O 3.5||54%||44%|
|8%||17%||Over 4.5||O 4.5||46%||28%|
|32%||33%||Clean Sheets||C S||15%||24%|
|28%||8%||Failed to Score||F T||23%||20%|
|4||3||Corners for (avg)||C F||5||6.5|
|4.5||6||Corners against (avg)||C A||3.5||3.8|
|1.2||4||Yellow cards (avg)||Y C||1.8||1.3|
|0||0||Red cards||R C||1||1|
|9.8||10||Shots (avg)||S (||12||12.6|
|4||3||Shots on Target (avg)||S O||3.5||4.5|
|25%||0%||Goal Efficiency||G E||36%||38%|
|7.2||6||Shots against (avg)||S A||9.2||10|
|3||1||Shots on Target against (avg)||S O||4||4|