FM Preview: Dundee United v Celtic 06 May 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 5th May 2012
The game between Dundee United and Celtic in the Scottish Premier on 6th May 2012 at 12:45 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Dundee United v Celtic fixture
Dundee United prepare to entertain Celtic at Tannadice Park at lunchtime on Sunday, looking to improve on a dire past record against their opponents. It does not make pleasant reading, winning 28.74 of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tannadice Park was earlier this season, where Celtic annihilated the Terrors 0-4 in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|2010/2011||Sun 13 Feb||Dundee Utd.||1 - 3||Celtic||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sat 20 Nov||Celtic||1 - 1||Dundee Utd.||Scottish Premier|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Dundee United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Terrors, with 7 goals against.
Celtic's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. These six games have produced a glut of goals, with the Bhoys scoring 21 and conceding 4.
Dundee United's total of 53 points from their 36 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.
Celtic are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 36 games giving them a return of 90 points.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Dundee United are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Celtic will prove too much for the homesters. Away win
|Dundee United||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Celtic||5 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.
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