FM Preview: Celtic v Dundee United 22 Jan 2013

Footymad preview History of the Celtic v Dundee United fixture

Dundee United face a trip to Celtic at Parkhead on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Terrors will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them taste defeat on 65 occasions, and draw 28, from the 102 games played.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Parkhead was just last season, in January 2012, the Bhoys carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sun 04 Nov Dundee Utd. 2 - 2 Celtic Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sun 06 May Dundee Utd. 1 - 0 Celtic Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sun 11 Mar Dundee Utd. 0 - 4 Celtic Scottish F.A. Cup
2011/2012 Sat 14 Jan Celtic 2-1 Dundee Utd. Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sun 04 Dec Dundee Utd. 0 - 1 Celtic Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 13 Aug Celtic 5 - 1 Dundee Utd. Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sun 01 May Celtic 4 - 1 Dundee Utd. Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Celtic are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. During these games, Bhoys have smashed 14 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 3.

Dundee United's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the Terrors pummel 16 goals, and let in 7.

Celtic are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 22 games giving them a return of 46 points.

Dundee United see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 29 points from their 22 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Celtic 6 5 0 1 13 2 15
Dundee United 6 1 3 2 14 15 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Dundee United are performing with pride on their travels, but the FootyMad panel believes it may not be enough to prevent the Bhoys coming away with a hard-fought home win. Home win.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Celtic Won 5 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Dundee United No sequences of note

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