We’ll set up to attack the Bully Wee on Saturday

Darren Young says his Fifers will be set up to take the game to visitors Clyde this weekend.
Jack Hamilton is busy down the line for East Fife at Firhill. Pic by Kenny Mackay.Jack Hamilton is busy down the line for East Fife at Firhill. Pic by Kenny Mackay.
Jack Hamilton is busy down the line for East Fife at Firhill. Pic by Kenny Mackay.

East Fife will welcome the Bully Wee to Bayview aiming to notch their second home league win on the bounce.

Clyde, though, will arrive with a spring in their step, David Goodwillie’s three goals helping them to a 3-2 win over Montrose on Saturday.

The Fifers were beaten 2-0 away to Partick Thistle.

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Young says his squad will be hard at work this week to make sure they respond in style on their home patch.

He said: “Every game we go into we have a game plan.

“That could be to stifle the opposition, to get at them and press high or sit off.

“But we’ll go into the Clyde game confident with a game plan and will take the game to them.”

Goodwillie was the difference between Clyde and Mo last week and Young is more than aware of the threat he’ll pose.

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“I looked at the stats and the highlights and it looked like Montrose were the better team,” said the Fife boss.

“Clyde had four shots on target and score three.

“The first goal, there’s a short pass back to the goalie and Goodwillie gets in between them and scores.

“The second there’s a nothing cross in from the left hand side and he’s looped a header in the top corner.

“The third goal was an unbelievable finish.

“But as much as you say you have to stop David Goodwillie, if you can stop the service towards him then it goes a long way to nullifying a big threat.

“We know how they’ll play and set up but it’s about what we do.

“We have to start getting some clean sheets and keep the door shut at the back to pick up points.”