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Last updated : 27 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Celtic v Dundee United fixture

Dundee Utd. 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 lose 50 and win only 8 of the 78 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Celtic running out comfortable 2 - 0 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:
2005/2006Sun 30 OctDundee Utd.2 - 4CelticSPL
2005/2006Sat 06 AugCeltic2 - 0Dundee Utd.SPL
2004/2005Sat 28 MayCeltic1 - 0Dundee Utd.SFAC
2004/2005Sat 19 MarDundee Utd.2 - 3CelticSPL
2004/2005Sat 18 DecCeltic1 - 0Dundee Utd.SPL
2004/2005Sun 03 OctDundee Utd.0 - 3CelticSPL
2003/2004Sun 16 MayCeltic2 - 1Dundee Utd.SPL

Recent respective form guides

Celtic have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the The Bhoys, with 6 goals against.

In complete contrast to Celtic, Dundee Utd. are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. The Terrors have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Celtic are leading the way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, with their 23 games giving them a return of 57 points. Dundee Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 25 points from their 23 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Dundee Utd.62138117

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Terrors are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Celtic. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Celtic Won 3 successive home games.
8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Dundee Utd. Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.