FM Preview: Celtic v Dundee United 13 Aug 2011

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Last updated : 12 August 2011

Footymad preview History of the Celtic v Dundee United fixture

Dundee United face a trip to Celtic at Celtic Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Terrors will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them taste defeat on 54 occasions, and draw 27, from the 89 games played.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2011, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sun 01 May Celtic 4-1 Dundee Utd. Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sun 13 Feb Dundee Utd. 1 - 3 Celtic Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 20 Nov Celtic 1 - 1 Dundee Utd. Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sun 17 Oct Dundee Utd. 1 - 2 Celtic Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sun 25 Apr Dundee Utd. 0 - 2 Celtic Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sat 20 Feb Celtic 1 - 0 Dundee Utd. Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sun 22 Nov Dundee Utd. 2 - 1 Celtic Scottish Premier

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Celtic could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, The Bhoys have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 2.

Dundee United have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the The Terrors have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Celtic's total of 6 points from their 2 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

Dundee United's total of 5 points from their 3 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Celtic 6 6 0 0 15 0 18
Dundee United 6 3 2 1 8 6 11

For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Bhoys, as the The Terrors have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Celtic Won 4 successive home games.
13 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 6 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Dundee United 9 games since last away draw.
5 games since last defeat.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here

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