FM Preview: Dundee United v Celtic 17 Oct 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 16th October 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Dundee United and Celtic at 12:45 on Sunday, 17th October 2010 in the Scottish Premier.
Dundee Utd. prepare to entertain Celtic at Tannadice Park at lunchtime on Sunday, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 40 of the 83 previous games, with the The Terrors winning just 25.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tannadice Park was less than a year ago, in April 2010, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Scottish Premier match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sun 25 Apr||Dundee Utd.||0-2||Celtic||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 20 Feb||Celtic||1 - 0||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sun 22 Nov||Dundee Utd.||2 - 1||Celtic||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 12 Sep||Celtic||1 - 1||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2008/2009||Tue 12 May||Celtic||2 - 1||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sun 22 Mar||Dundee Utd.||2 - 2||Celtic||SPL|
|2008/2009||Wed 28 Jan||Celtic||0 - 0||Dundee Utd.||SLGC|
Recent respective form guides
Dundee United's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While The Terrors have scored 5, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Celtic however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. While the The Bhoys have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Dundee Utd.'s total of 11 points from their 7 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 7 games giving them a return of 21 points.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing seems to be going right for the The Terrors at home recently, and I can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the The Bhoys come away with an easy victory. Away win
|Dundee Utd.||9 games since last home draw.|
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Celtic||13 games since last away draw.|
Won each of the previous 6 matches.
Last drawn game 28 outings ago.
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